Sports Media LGBT+

Helping to build a community of LGBT+ people and allies in sport

Coming out, community, and celebration: #AuthenticMe marks LGBT Sport Podcast’s 200 milestone

Our annual event in the build-up to Coming Out Day was a glorious, globe-spanning get-together made possible by inspirational guests, our partners at Pride Sports and Pride of the Terraces, and host Jack Murley whose BBC LGBT Sport Podcast had hit its double centenary. Here’s what happened and some words of wisdom shared…

New trans guidance is ‘backwards step’, say UK’s leading LGBTIQ+ sports organisations

Pride Sports, LEAP Sports Scotland and LGBT+ Sport Cymru say guidance issued by UK’s Sports Councils “presents false dichotomy of inclusion and fairness”; review by Equality Group recommends national governing bodies consider adopting one of three options – prioritising trans inclusion; creating ‘female’ and ‘open’ categories; or offer ‘universal admission’

Hockey Pride: The LGBTQ+ visibility project amplifying queer voices in ice hockey

When the NHL announced that it would be focusing on the stories of allies during Pride Month, a group of players, coaches and fans vowed to shine a spotlight on those in the sport who are, like them, LGBTQ+ and visible – and through the power of social media, a powerful project began to take shape…