No.10 hosts reception to champion LGBT pioneers in sport
Kick It Out will join selected UK sports groups and governing bodies to attend the Prime Minister’s annual reception for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, today.
The event will involve those who have signed up to the Government’s Charter Against Homophobia in Sport, along with gay sportsmen and women, medal winners from the Cologne Gay Games and representatives from business, the arts, media, charities and campaigners for LGBT equality and co-chairs of the London 2018 bid to host the World Out Games.
More than 1,100 people have now signed the Government’s Charter Against Homophobia in Sport, which calls for anyone and everyone with an interest or involvement in sport to unite in a common cause to tackle homophobia and transphobia in sport.
The Football Association was amongst the first signatories.
The latest signatures to be received come from Greater Sport – Manchester’s County Sports Partnership, Badminton England, Rounders England, Triathlon Scotland, Volleyball England and all 14 Rugby Engage Super League clubs including Huddersfield Giants, Bradford Bulls, Celtic Crusaders, Harlequins and Leeds Rhinos.
For more information or to sign the charter click here.