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My Gay Games Story: Hlengiwe Buthelezi, KZN LGBT Recreation, Durban, South Africa

My Gay Games Story: Hlengiwe Buthelezi, KZN LGBT Recreation, Durban, South Africa

As part of the Federation of Gay Games Scholarship fund raising activities, they have five empowering and personal stories from Gay Games participants, and previous Scholarship & Award recipients, to help raise money for the Federation’s Gay Games 10 Scholarship Fund. Here is one such story from Hlengiwe Buthelezi: “Most gay people in South Africa, especially […]

Brazil: Legislation To Tackle Homophobic And Racist Slurs In São Paulo Football Stadiums

Brazil: Legislation To Tackle Homophobic And Racist Slurs In São Paulo Football Stadiums

Sao Paulo to bring in sanctions for anti-gay and racist slurs in football A bill brought in in Sao Paulo, Brazil, will see changes to allowed behaviour in soccer stadiums, where clubs and their supporters may now be fined if they engage in homophobic or racist slurs at matches. They could be fined from R$2,500 […]

Fare and Football v Homophobia small grants available until Dec 2017

Fare and Football v Homophobia small grants available until Dec 2017

Fare and Football v Homophobia (FvH) will support organisations across Europe, until December 22nd, with small grants to challenge prejudice and exclusion against the LGBT community, during the FvH month of action in February. Grants of up to €500 are available, to support activities to make football, and its structures, inclusive to all, and to […]

Swiss Super League referee, Pascal Erlachner, comes out as gay

Swiss Super League referee, Pascal Erlachner, comes out as gay

Swiss Super League referee, Pascal Erlachner, has spoken publicly about being gay for the first time. Erlachner, 37, told the Swiss newspaper, Blick, he decided to come out because homosexuality in football is still a taboo, and he wants to create awareness around the issue. “There are still many LGBT people being hushed up, especially in […]

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s November Edition FREE To Read Or Download!

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s November Edition FREE To Read Or Download!

Welcome to the November 2017 issue of EILE Magazine! In this issue of EILE Magazine, we feature LGBT activist and singer-songwriter, Parker Matthews, and singer-songwriter RIVVRS, reviews of STEPS and Depeche Mode, and a review from Lisa Reynolds of Four by Bloc Party. Brian Rochford writes about Cardio for Health, and also writes on Men’s […]

FGG: Help ‘Change the World’ by sending athletes from under-served countries to Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10

FGG: Help ‘Change the World’ by sending athletes from under-served countries to Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10

As #GivingTuesday approaches on November 28, and you think about how you are personally going to make a difference in the world, the Federation of Gay Games are reaching out to remind you of the life-changing impact that the Federation Of Gay Games Scholarship Fund has had on more than 800 deserving athletes and artists, since it was started in 1998. The best way […]

Openly Gay Footballer Robbie Rogers Retires Encouraging Others To Come Out

Openly Gay Footballer Robbie Rogers Retires Encouraging Others To Come Out

The following is a social media post put out on 7th November, by professional footballer, Robbie Rogers, aged 30, as he retires from professional football. Rogers had retired once before, on February 15 2013, aged 25, and then came out as gay when he left Leeds United. In May 2013, Rogers signed with the Los […]