We are on the verge of a wonderful sports summer with the Olympic Games, the European Football Championship and many other events. Athletes of whom we are proud are working their butts off. We support them, we look up to them, and yet many of them cannot be fully themselves.
On 8 March 2020 – better known as International Women’s Day – Match, BeHuman and Out For The Win celebrates everyone who defines herself as woman. Because we want to strive for more equality to break the gender norms and expectations in a fun and inclusive way.
Out For The Win joins forces with the Antwerp Brilliant Games, a sporting event where inclusion and respect for your opponent matters more than winning.
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!