“Sport at school teaches boys like me that we’re weak and there’s something wrong with us; that we’re not ‘real’ boys. That deep sense of terror I felt at school is with me now and will be with me for the rest of my life.” I remember lying in bed the Continue Reading
A new report has concluded that the sporting world, from schools to professional clubs, is hostile towards gay people. Sports coaches, teams and players are being urged to ban homophobic language so gay people can take part without feeling threatened. The recommendation comes in a report, entitled ‘Homophobia, Gender and Sporting Culture’, Continue Reading
Stroke. Pull. Cox. There, we got the rowing puns out the way early! The front cover of the 2018 Warwick Rowers calendar has been revealed, along with lots of athletic naked blokes mucking about with water pistols, grapes and what appears to be bed linen. The cover of this year’s calendar Continue Reading
“By continuing to name their flagship stadium after a divisive homophobe, Tennis Australia is, in effect, endorsing outmoded and offensive views.”
Football and rugby union will show their support for the LGBT community at the weekend by hosting a Rainbow Laces takeover.
Is sport the last great bastion of homophobia?