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Rugby is an inclusive sport and we want all players to feel embraced and accepted for who they are. We want players to feel comfortable and confident in their own skin so that they can flourish on and off the field.

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Inclusivity

Rugby is an inclusive sport and we want all players to feel embraced and accepted for who they are. In this section, seven players share their experiences of a range of personal topics, including race, religion, sexuality and identity, to increase awareness and understanding of the different demographics and experiences of fellow players. Regardless of who you are, we want players to feel comfortable and confident in their own skin so that they can flourish on and off the field.

In these case studies, players discus their experiences of these key areas:

  • Race
  • Religion
  • Sexuality
  • Disability
  • Identity
  • Culture

 

To learn more about these topics or further support, please explore the following links:

 

Alopecia

https://www.alopecia.org.uk

 

Diabetes Support

https://www.diabetes.org.uk/how_we_help

 

Deafness Support

https://bda.org.uk/

https://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/

 

Faith and Community

https://alpha.org/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/

https://www.gov.uk/find-a-community-support-group-or-organisation

https://www.meetup.com/

 

LGBTQ Support

https://www.stonewall.org.uk/help-advice/coming-out/coming-out-adult-1

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/guides-to-support-and-services/lgbtq-mental-health/#.W-lnP-SNw2w

 

Stammer Information/Support

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stammering/

https://www.stammering.org/help-information/topics/therapy-treatment/adult-therapy-and-courses