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 […]

Bournemouth Project Reveals Homophobia in Universities

A group of Bournemouth University Sport Management students have completed a project to explore the issue of homophobia in schools and sports clubs. It revealed that homophobia, and homophobic language is widespread in schools. Over half of students hear homophobic language at school on a daily basis. A similar percentage admitted to using this language towards […]

NUS report highlights issues for LGBT students in sport

Homophobia is putting off students from participating in university sports, a report by the National Union of Students (NUS) has found. Only one third of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students play organised team sports at college or university, while 14.3 per cent of those surveyed said that experiences of homophobia, biphobia, or transphobia meant […]

Revealed: LGBT History of College Campuses

bestcollegesonline.com has just published: ” 20 Notable College Moments in LGBT History ” which demonstrates the part our academic institutions have played in taking the LGBT community  to where it is today. According to the article’s authors: “Through the years, gay and lesbian students have progressed, been judged, and worked together to make a difference in […]