Trans inclusion in sport has come under a renewed microscope in 2020. World Rugby’s controversial stance that led to them implementing a ban on trans women taking part in the sport came in for serious criticism, with the RFU deciding not to adopt the policy and other nations conducting research in order to make a …
As a young child, Blair Hamilton hated football – making it quite ironic that for most of her life since then she has played it. Her father would take her to games and she would hate the noise of the crowd, but as she got older she began playing and fell in love with the …
Sometimes when conducting interviews for Pride of the Terraces, there are just too many things discussed to fit into a single article. Extra Time is a place where some of the views and stories that didn't make it into the original articles finally get published.
It has been five weeks since LEAP Sports Scotland launched their Pride Active Conversations series, with special guests Philippa York, John Dickinson-Lilley, Beth Allen, Amy McDonald and Callum Skinner completing the line up for the first batch of interviews. Cyclist York, formerly the UK’s most successful athlete ever in the sport as Robert Millar, was …
Sammy Walker was on track to become a professional footballer in Watford's academy, but not believing it possible to be trans and play football, she quit. It took eight years, but after her transition she finally returned to the sport, which gave her a new lease of life.
As a tennis coach in Newcastle and chair of the United With Pride LGBT+ supporters' group, Ian Pearson has a range of experiences in sport. It was a saving grace for him in his younger years when struggling with his mental health, but he has turned that battle into a passion to strive to make sure things are better for future generations.
Bay Area broadcaster Charles Wollin fills a multitude of roles on and off the soccer pitch, which has fuelled his passion for inclusion across the entire LGBT+ spectrum, and has seen first hand how high-profile coming outs can have an impact.
Laura Montgomery is one of the co-founders of Glasgow City, the dominant side of women's football in Scotland. She rose from not being allowed to play as a child, to forming her own club, playing for and captaining them, and watching on as the club went from strength to strength domestically and in Europe.
Sometimes the people I interview say too many good things for me to use it all in the interview pieces, so here I've gathered some of that extra stuff into one article in a general look at homophobia in sport.
Rainbow Laces is an annual campaign promoting LGBT+ inclusion in sport - and Inverness Caledonian Thistle manager John Robertson is delighted to be among the clubs supporting it this afternoon.