“As a non-binary athlete, I’ve experienced first-hand the many positive outcomes that occur when clubs actively show support for their trans and gender diverse participants.”
“Internally we have made positive cultural changes in relation to inclusion and respect.”
One employee was reportedly called in and told that the roster was being re-arranged because the senior officer “needed a ‘real man’ on that shift”.
“We’ve put up the rainbow flag to show we’re a welcoming and inclusive space for LGBTI people, particularly during this hurtful public debate on marriage equality”
Guidelines have been launched to help sport clubs prevent discrimination against trans and gender diverse people.
If the plan for the centre is approved, it would emulate similar global endeavours such as San Francisco’s LGBT Community Centre.