Durham University Signs Sports Charter

DURHAM students are leading a campaign to axe discrimination in sport. The city’s Students’ Union has signed the Government-led charter aiming to eliminate homophobia and transphobia in sport at Durham University. Led by the union’s community officer, Grace Abel, and receiving backing from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Association at the union, along […]

Featherstone Ditched in Cabinet Re-shuffle

Minister for Equalities Lynne Featherstone, who attended last year’s LGBT History Month pre-launch and the Rugby league match where Sheffield Eagles wore Schools OUT Tackle Homophobia shirts, has lost out in the cabinet re-shuffle. Featherstone was an outspoken advocate of same-sex marriage and at the Eagles match she announced the launch of the LGBT Sports Charter, which every […]

Sue Sanders Goes to No. 10

Schools OUT and LGBT History Month co-chair Sue Sanders will be at a reception to hail the success of the LGBT community at 10 Downing Street this afternoon. Celebrating London Pride, but with an eye on achievements in the field of sport, the reception will also include Sarah Williams and Nigel Wood of the Rugby Football League […]