Sheffield Eagles wear anti-homophobia slogan on their match strip

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Sheffield Eagles made history this weekend when they became the first professional sports team to wear an anti-homophobia slogan on their match strip, Sunday 13 March at Brammall Lane, Sheffield. The specially commissioned kit sees the message “Homophobia: Tackle it!” printed on the chest and the Eagles decision to make Sunday’s game against the Widnes Vikings a chance to push …

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First UK Trans Action Group for Sport (TAGS)

This week saw Pride Sports play host to the first UK Trans Action Group for Sport (TAGS). The group which included trans sportspeople, fans, journalists and other professionals working within sport met in Manchester to pool their expertise and begin the process of looking at meaningful change for inclusion of trans people in sport in the UK. Delia Johnston, of …

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Sporting stars show their support for UK’s first LGBT Rugby League club

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Manchester Canalsiders have received support from some of the most high-profile sports stars in the UK, including Gareth Thomas and Ben Cohen, as they prepare for the club’s official launch on Sunday February 24. To coincide with the end of International LGBT awareness month, the Canalsiders, the first ever lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Rugby League club in the …

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Pride Sports and Football v Homophobia

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Pride Sports is delighted to be managing the Football v Homophobia initiative. Football v Homophobia is an international initiative opposing homophobia in football at all levels – from grassroots to professional clubs. We want football to take a clear stand against homophobia so that everyone can enjoy the beautiful game and so that football leads the way in removing discrimination …

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Pride House 2014 – LGBT community at heart of Games

There will be a Pride House in Glasgow for the duration of the XX Commonwealth Games, the Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sports Shona Robison has announced. The Scottish Government is providing almost £25,000 to support Pride House during Games time which will be situated in Albion Street in Glasgow’s Merchant City. Led by LEAP Sports Scotland, the venue will …

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