Statement on British Cycling policy suspension

Friday 8 April 2022 The decision by British Cycling’s Board of Directors to suspend its Transgender and Non-Binary Participation Policy – which was most recently updated in January 2022 – is hugely disappointing and will have a detrimental impact on the welcoming and inclusive environment that the governing body had been hoping to create in the sport. The UK’s leading …

Review into Transgender Inclusion in Domestic Sport in the UK

New participation guidance for transgender people in sport set to make a bad situation worse Today sees the publication of the long awaited Sports Council Equality Group (SCEG) ‘Review into Transgender Inclusion in Domestic Sport in the UK.’ The UK’s leading LGBTIQ+ sports organisations, LEAP Sports Scotland, Pride Sports & LGBT Sport Cmyru fear that the new SCEG guidance will be …

International Gay Rugby, (IGR) rejects proposed guideline changes

International Gay Rugby, (IGR) rejects proposed guideline changes which would ban transgender women and significantly restrict transgender men and non-binary folxs from playing full contact rugby.  On Monday August 17th, 2020, International Gay Rugby, which has 89 full LGBTQ+ inclusive rugby clubs from around the world, delivered a 230-page position paper to World Rugby rejecting a proposed policy guideline which would severely impact the right of …