Irish Sport Rife with Homophobia; Country near bottom for Inclusion of Gay People
– 75% of Irish participants witnessed or experienced homophobia in sport
– 1 in 4 gay men did not play youth team sport, nearly 1 in 3 (32%) blamed negative experiences in school physical education classes
– Only 1% of Irish thought lesbian, gay and bisexual people are ‘completely accepted’ in sporting culture while nearly half think they are ‘not accepted at all’ or only ‘accepted a little’