Project Partners

John Blankenstein Foundation

Inspired by the former top referee and gay activist John Blankenstein, the Foundation works on the acceptance of LGBT athletes in organised sports.

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European Gay & Lesbian Sport Federation (EGLSF)

We are a federation, which is open to gay, lesbian, straight, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning and mixed sport groups and organisations.

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Pride Sports 

Pride Sports was founded in 2006 and was the first, and still one of only two organisations in the UK working to challenge homophobia in sport and improve access to sport for all LGBT people across the world.

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The Royal Belgian Football Association (Dutch: Koninklijke Belgische Voetbalbond, KBVB; French: Union royale belge des sociétés de football association, URBSFA; German: Königlicher Belgischer Fußballverband, KBFV) is the governing body of football and futsal in Belgium

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University of Vechta

The University of Vechta specializes in social sciences and the education of future teachers. There are also several research centers within the university, Challenges being one of them.

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L’Uisp (Unione Italiana Sport Per tutti) è l’associazione di sport per tutti che ha l’obiettivo di estendere il diritto allo sport a tutti i cittadini. Lo sport per tutti è un bene che interessa la salute, la qualità della vita, l’educazione e la socialità.

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b. YOURSELF is a French organization setting up programs, training sessions and events to raise awareness on homophobia in foot, and further on discrimination in sports and leisure