Building awareness for LGBTQ+ people in UK sport.

November 23, 2020

Decolonisation in Sport

Decolonisation in sport and fitness is about the power of reimagining inclusive sport and fitness spaces that advocate for wellness and community instead of separation.

November 20, 2020

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance is an observance on the 20th November of every year which honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence or prejudice. What does the term 'Transgender' mean?

October 30, 2020

The Diversity Paradox

Inclusivity is at the heart of many LGBTQ+’s sports clubs messages. Promoting diversity and creating safe spaces in most cases are named as fundamental goals. The paradox is that these sports teams foundations are based on messages of diversity and inclusion, so why are these values not reflected in their racial diversity?

October 24, 2020

An historic moment for Strictly Come Dancing

Nicola Adams has made Strictly Come Dancing history by becoming the first celebrity to perform in a same-sex pairing. It feels like an important moment for the LGBTQ+ community, and for Black women in the UK and beyond. However, it is important to temper celebration of these factors with previous comments Adams has made about trans participation in sport.

October 7, 2020

LGBTQ+ In Lockdown: The impact on and role of LGBTQ+ Sports Clubs

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a radical effect on the provision of and participation in organised sport, but how has this affected LGBTQ+ people in particular?

October 4, 2020

The case of Caster Semenya: dodgy science, disparity and discrimination

The world of elite sporrts must make space for Caster Semenya and others like her.

October 2, 2020

Are There Benefits to Joining an LGBTQ+ Sports Group?

This weeks #FridayFindings used research from Mock et al. (2019),a study that looked at 228 LGBT-focused sport group participants, and explored some of the psychological impacts LGBTQ+ teams can have.

August 31, 2020

Diverse Voices, Similar Stories: Gymnasts Speak Out About Abusive Culture

The need for positive change within gymnastics is profound and pressing

August 26, 2020

Is "BAME" to blame? The lack of true diversity in LGBTQ+ organisations

Why 'BAME' shows it's currently more important to look diverse than actually being diverse.

August 11, 2020

A Blanket Ban on Transwomen in Rugby is Transphobic.

“it is not transwomen who cause more injuries in rugby. It is stronger, faster, and heavier women”

August 6, 2020

The Why, What, How and When of LGBTQ+ in Sport

A deeper dive into our goals and the motivations driving our team onwards!

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