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Olympic Charter adds protection for LGB athletes

 On December 8, 2014 the International Olympic Committee unanimously voted through an amendment which formally protect lesbian, gay and bisexual people from discrimination.

The Olympic Charter has been amended to explicitly safeguard lesbian, gay and bisexual athletes, after concerns about homophobia at this year’s Winter Olympics …

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IOC President wants to add sexual orientation to Olympic policy against discrimination

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach is recommending that sexual orientation become one of the protected classes listed in the non-discrimination policy of the Olympic Charter.
The IOC underwent heavy criticism for many months leading up to the Sochi Olympics this year because they were held …

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A campaign against homophobia will be held during Baku European Games

 Baku is hosting First European Games in June, 2015. Nefes LGBT Azerbaijan Alliance in collaboration with Free LGBT will hold “Compete for Equality” campaign during this event, reports Nefes LGBT Azerbaijan Alliance.

The target group of this campaign is European Parliament, International Olympic Committee, ILGA World and ILGA …

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