Major Sporting Codes Sign Up To New Push To Combat Homophobia in Sport

Star Observer, MARCH 15, 2016

AUSTRALIA’s most popular and influential sporting codes have committed to creating more inclusive environments for LGBTI people by participating in a new Pride in Sport Index.

The initiative is similar to Pride in Diversity’s corporate program and its Australian Worplace Equality Index (AWEI), and will work with sporting codes to create sustainable change.

  • Read more here 
  • Access Out On The Fields study here 
  • Access Pride in Sport Index details here

STI screening interventions targeting men in football club settings

Sex Transm Infect 2015;91:106-110 doi:10.1136/sextrans-2014-051719

Background: Uptake of chlamydia screening by men in England has been substantially lower than by women. Non-traditional settings such as sports clubs offer opportunities to widen access. Involving people who are not medically trained to promote screening could optimise acceptability.