Despite the growing acceptance of gays and transgenders, the sports community remains a very difficult environment to be out. The American documentary ‘Alone in the Game’ shows the ongoing struggles LGBTQ athletes face at different levels. On 31 January, you can see this moving documentary at Sphinx cinema in Gent (Belgium) followed by a debate with pro athletes and policy makers.
From brave athletes who came out of the closet to fantastic sport performances. There were many hopeful events this year. Read the top moments of 2018!
The Swiss movie Mario tells the story of two football players who fall in love. Director Marcel Gisler is no football fan himself, but still he found it very important to bring this story. Reasons enough for Out For The Win to have a chat with him!
Out For The Win is at the table with the Flemish government together with Sport.Vlaanderen and Çavaria to see what steps we can take for more inclusion and acceptation of LGBT+ athletes in sports.
Whether you have no problem at all to speak in front of your team or you’re rather shy, there might come a moment when you want to share with your teammates and club that you’re gay, bi or trans. Here are ten ideas that can help you!
For many athletes, music is very important while training and working out. That’s why Out For The Win made a playlist with awesome summer tunes. Let’s go surfing!
Pro footballer and OFTW ambassador Hannah picked her favorites and made a workout playlist, just for you!
At 19 May we marched at the Belgian Pride in Brussels!
Exactly 20 years ago today, Justin Fashanu stepped out of life. The Briton, who caused a furore at Norwich City in the early 1980s, was in 1990 the first football player who came out. With this coming-out, Fashanu paved the way for many other LGBT athletes, but his confession also led to a lot of misunderstanding and prejudice.
For many athletes, music is very important while training and working out. That’s why Out For The Win made a playlist with good pop tunes, perfect for your spring workout!