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Euro Pride HousePride Sports is the UK’s LGBT Sports Development and Equity organisation

Our basic aims are to challenge homophobia in sport and improve access to sport for LGBT people.

In working towards these goals we:

    • Campaign for change
    • Educate
    • Promote good practice
    • Actively grow LGBT participation and satisfaction in sport


Recent projects:

    • Delivering a range of training, advice and guidance on LGBT inclusion to the English FA during the 2011/12 season, including working with The Justin Campaign to deliver a pilot programme of Football v Homophobia training workshops to County Football Associations. These were very highly evaluated by participants.
    • Ongoing work with RFL (rugby league). Devising and delivering an equality training programme to Ground Safety Officers at Rugby League stadia.
    • Working with Sheffield Eagles RLFC to deliver an ‘LGBT History Month Match’ which saw the UK’s first professional sports team wearing an ‘anti-homophobia’ campaign slogan on their team kit.
    • The co-delivery of two sports-themed LGBT History Month Pre-Launch conferences hosted at Twickenham by RFU and at The Oval by England & Wales Cricket Board.
    • Worked with the European Gay and Lesbian Sports Federation (EGLSF) to organise Euro Pride House in Warsaw, Poland – an anti-homophobia space for football fans to gather, watch the Euros 2012 and network.
    • LGBT inclusion training modules for Sports Coach UK
    • Founding and ongoing sponsorship of Manchester’s only LGBT basketball club.
    • Pride Sports Director, Louise Englefield authored an LGBT inclusion good practice guide for the Council of Europe
    • Supporting the Government Equalities Office with the development and dissemination of the Charter Against Homophobia and Transphobia in Sport.
    • Supporting LOCOG with its work on LGBT at the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2012
    • Sponsorship of the Manchester Canalsiders – the world’s first LGBT Rugby League club.


Can we help you?

We are always looking for projects to get involved in. Please contact lou@pridesports.org.uk if you would like to discuss ways we can work together.