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Scottish Rugby signs up to LGBT Sports Charter

Scottish Rugby signs up to LGBT Sports Charter

Scottish Rugby yesterday signed up as the newest signatory to the Scottish LGBT Sports Charter at the home of rugby in Scotland, BT Murrayfield. The Scottish LGBT Sports Charter was launched by the Equality Network, a Scottish LGBTI equality charity, and includes a set of five principles which aim remove the barriers to sport for LGBT people and tackle discrimination ...

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Scottish rugby club triumph at LGBTI World Championships

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Caledonian Thebans RFC, Scotland’s leading inclusive rugby club, have won the Hoagland Cup at the Bingham Cup championships 2016 – the biennial World Championships for LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) rugby clubs – which took place in Nashville, Tennessee this weekend. The Thebans fought 15 teams to be crowned champions of Group B in the competition, recording 6 ...

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Edinburgh rugby club heads to LGBTI World Championships

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  Next week Caledonian Thebans RFC, Scotland’s leading inclusive rugby club, will fly to the United States to represent Scotland at Bingham Cup 2016 – the biennial the biennial World Championships for LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) rugby clubs, taking place in Nashville, Tennessee. From Scotland’s capital city, long referred to as “The Athens of the North”, the ...

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Record numbers attend Europe’s largest annual LGBTI rugby event

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  A record number of players and supporters will descend on Edinburgh this weekend, as Caledonian Thebans RFC, Scotland’s leading rugby team for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people and their allies, host their 12th annual “Rugby Clinic” in association with the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU). Taking place at Edinburgh’s Murrayfield stadium, the Rugby Clinic will bring together ...

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European success “only the beginning” for Thebans

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Caledonian Thebans RFC, Scotland’s national rugby team for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people and their allies, have been crowned runners-up in the ‘Silver Plate’ final of the Union Cup, Europe’s biennial LGBTI championships. Fresh from this success, Thebans are now setting their sights on victory at the 2016 Bingham Cup, the World championships taking place in Nashville, ...

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Scottish LGBT Sports Charter launched today

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A new charter that aims to increase gay and transgender people’s participation in sport has been launched today. Scottish charity, Equality Network, who developed the 20-page document is seeking support from sports clubs and governing bodies to back the charter and tackle homophobic and transphobic bullying in Scotland. The charity extends the call for everyone in sport to endorse the charter, including ...

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Scottish couple in Gay Rugby World Cup bid Down Under

Robert (right) and Nathan hope for World Cup win

A gay couple from Scotland are bidding for Rugby World Cup glory ‘Down Under’ this August. Robert Forrester and his partner Nathan Colom, from Fife, will be joining a squad heading to Sydney, Australia for the Bingham Cup – the World Cup of Gay Rugby from 24th August.  The pair already play for Scottish rugby sensations Caledonian Thebans RFC and told ...

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