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Sports clubs and community groups

Let’s make sport everyone’s game

To make sport everyone’s game we need to come together – as fans, players, and teams at all levels.

Homophobia, biphobia and transphobia are still too common in sport.

New research from ICM finds that:

72per cent of football fans have heard homophobic abuse on the stands at a match

20per cent of 18 to 24-year-olds say they’d be embarrassed if their favourite player came out

Young people aretwice as likely to say anti-LGBT language is harmless if it’s just meant as 'banter'

We need to send a positive message

To our friends, families and the teams we play alongside:

We welcome LGBT people in sport and we want to make sport everyone’s game.


Help us today

  • Download and share our new toolkit

Includes tips and resources for making sure all LGBT people are welcome in sport. Use these tips to run awareness sessions for your clubs!

Make Sport Everyone's Game - sports toolkit

  • Download the pledge poster

Use it to engage your team, your competitors and local leagues and governing bodies to commit to inclusion in sport.

Rainbow Laces pledge poster

  • Order Rainbow Laces

Use them for LGBT awareness events you want to run, or join in future Rainbow Laces campaign weeks to highlight support for LGBT people in sport.

Buy Laces Now button

  • Join the conversation

Share your photos from your campaign activities with #RainbowLaces to be featured on our Join the Conversation page.