Campaign to attract gay fans to football matches launched with LGBTI welcome message in programmes

A gay-friendly Aberdeen FC supporters club, Proud Dons, was launched in March last year by Rev Scott Rennie

A campaign to attract more gay football fans into stadiums has been launched amid frustration about the lack of professional players to have come out.

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Image – RevĀ Scott Rennie, founder of Proud Dons. Credit Brian Donnelly

Equality Standard for Sport

The Standard is owned by the 5 Sports Councils through the Sports Councils Equality Group (SCEG).

The first ever equality Standard for sport was launched in November 2004. It was last updated and re-launched by SCEG in March 2012 to ensure it remained fit for purpose and reflected the latest equality legislation.