Whether we're cheering or competing, we are all at our best when we feel part of the team.
But 4 in 10 LGBT people don’t think sport is welcoming.
Sport has an amazing power to bring people together. Following and taking part can give us community, energy and a sense of belonging.
That’s why we all need to play our part to make sport everyone’s game.
When you step up and play your part, others will follow.
Join the Rainbow Laces movement today:
- Sign up to find out more about how you can play your part
- Use our top tips for making your sport community more LGBT inclusive
- Read on to meet Stonewall’s Sport Champions, read LGBT people’s stories, buy your Rainbow Laces and find out how you can Come Out Active and raise vital funds for LGBT equality.
I will make sport everyone’s game
Stonewall Sport Champions
Stonewall Sport Champions are leading LGBT people in sport who are determined to make sport everyone’s game.
They’ll stand up for what they believe in, working together and with Stonewall to bring the experiences of LGBT people in a wide range of sports to life and show how we can all play our part when it comes to LGBT inclusion.Find out more
Together we can make sport everyone’s game
There are so many ways you can become a better ally to LGBT people. Lace up, tweet your picture at #RainbowLaces and make sure to read and share our top tips to make sport more inclusive!
Make your friends and team mates feel welcome in sport by wearing Rainbow Laces.
Find out if you qualify for our special £1 a lace bulk order price
Rainbow Laces is supported by companies committed to making sport everyone’s game. Find out who they are.
Come Out Active to raise funds and awareness for LGBT equality in sport
Hear from athletes, coaches and sports fans about how LGBT-inclusive sport can change lives.
Download a selection of our sharing graphics to use on your own social media accounts.
Rainbow Laces in numbers
of LGBT people think public sporting events aren’t a welcoming space for LGBT people.
of LGBT people have been discriminated against while exercising at a fitness club or taking part in group sport in the last year. 28 per cent of trans people have been discriminated against.
of LGBT pupils – including 29 per cent of trans pupils – are bullied during sports lessons.
of sport fans who saw Rainbow Laces agree that more needs to be done to make LGBT people feel accepted in sport.