Sporty Gay

Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual People in Sport: 
Understanding LGB sports participation in Wales

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Stonewall Cymru have worked in partnership with Sport Wales to conduct ground-breaking research in to lesbian, gay and bisexual peoples participation in sport.

This research provides an insight in to how Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual people participate in sport, or indeed why they might choose not to. 

Key Findings:

  • 94% of LGB people have taken part in sport in the last 12 months
  • 75% of LGB survey respondents have heard homophobic banter in sport.
  • 49% of LGB individuals said they had experienced verbal abuse due to their sexual orientation - 12% have experienced physical abuse
  • 33% of LGB people have experienced exclusion from sport because of their sexual orientation
  • 72% of LGB people would be more likely to participate in a club if it was marketed as LGB-friendly.
  • 51% of LGB people would be more likely to participate if a club was primarily for LGB individuals.


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Further information on sports clubs and activities in your area can be found on the Sport Wales website 

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