One day after Trans Day of Visibility, Els Van Doesburg, alderman of N-VA and new columnist of De Morgen, decides to open an attack on trans athletes. Her starting point? Reducing trans women to mediocre men’s bodies who will walk away with medals in women’s competitions. A bad 1 April joke that calls for a basic lesson in gender and sport.
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.
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!
In 2017, we’ve seen a lot of courageous athletes; people who step up and great winners. Here are the best moments of the year according to the OFTW-team.