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QueerSport-in-SEE group meet @Roodkapje

QueerSport.LAB hosted first working meeting of LGBTQ sport people from South East Europe. After meeting informally and individually before this meeting was a first working coordination. Unfortunately all of Slovenian athletes, some of Croatia and Bosnia&Herzegovina were missing due to their sport schedule, but we hope to catch up with them in next days.

In about 90min participants introduced themselves and discussed different perspectives on coordination and collaboration potentials. Positions and focuses are different based on capacities and resources, as well as local context of organizations. Hopefully this will be used to advance to a more diverse LGBTQ sport development work in the region then elsewhere in Europe. Notes were made for making a joint calendar and activities - especially for potential fundraising (Youth in Action program) and next real-life meetings (Zagreb in October, maybe Ljubljana in November and in 2012 maybe Podgorica in May and for sure Split hosted EGLSF AGA in March).

After initial internal working start we were joined by EuroGames 2012 organizers from Budapest who presented big changes in the Outreach management (connecting it at Budapest directly to volunteering), lower entry level registrations (for basic sport package) and also introducing LGBTQ Business forum (add-on to know formula of Sport&Culture programs). We also talked a bit with Bulgarian representatives about potential of networking in Romania and other countries.

More updates will follow-up on http://SEE.QueerSport.info/ as other individuals who were missing from the meeting and potential international partners and supporters are approached.


event #1 EGLSF bylaws work group meet @Roodkapje

First event at QueerSport.LAB - INSTITUTION was informal working meeting of EGLSF bylaws work group meet between Armelle, Davy and Zeljko (this is a second meeting after the one in Paris TIP tournament about 5-6 weeks ago).
It was an effort of about 90min to explain to ourselves different perspectives, positions and argumentation one can take when looking of membership structures of organizations in LGBTQ sport. Notes were made for production of a joint position paper to be presented to EGLSF members as an attempt of not only to be changing existing bylaws, but also inform and inspire members to look at this issue from multiple perspectives and with different arguments (not just one's own).
Position paper will include both text on what should be considered when discussing representation (multiple representation as well as non-represented) and graphic visualizations to map existing situation and understand support changes. We will provide you with updates on our work on-line... including the graphics through GoogleDocs.


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