Below you will find links to a wide variety of resources to help your sport and/or club in tackling homophobia in sport.
Hockey Victoria and Victorian Equal Opportunity Human Rights Commission
Hockey Victoria has been one of the leaders in this area particularly through the Fair go, sport! program with VEOHRC. For more information and to view some of their tips for clubs visit the Hockey Victoria website.
For more information on VEOHRC’s Fair go, Sport! program click here.
Former Victorian goalkeeper Gus Johnston highlighted the importance of this program in his column that appeared in the Sunday Age on 20 July.
Play by the Rules
Homophobia in Sport Toolkit
Play by the Rules has assembled a range of articles, videos, tools and education resources to help create awareness of GLBTI issues in sport. Access the toolkit on the Play by the Rules website.
Play by the Rules has developed short interactive scenarios on topical issues and challenges occurring in sport. These scenarios let you explore your understanding and beliefs about issues as well as provide practical tips about inclusive, safe and fair sports practices and procedures. Access the Homophobia and Sexuality Discrimination scenario.
You Can Play
You Can Play is a national Anti-Homophobia in Sport Initiative bought to you by Play by the Rules. Play by the Rules is a national program that promotes safe fair and inclusive sport. It is supported by multiple government and non-government partners including the Australian Sports Commission, the Australian Human Rights Commission, all state and territory departments of sport and recreation and equal opportunity commissions, the Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association and the Office of Children’s Guardian (NSW). Visit the You Can Play website and view the videos.