Addressing Homophobia in Sport: “Seeing the Invisible, Speaking about the Unspoken”

Organization Sponsor: Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS)


Program Description

Addressing Homophobia in Sport:“Seeingthe Invisible, Speaking about the Unspoken”Building on CAAWS’ Homophobia in Sport discussion paper, a workshop andpresentation models are designed to educate leaders in the sport community about the definition of homophobia, how it hurts an organization’s performance,and what can be done by leaders in sport to create a welcoming environment for LGBTQ athletes, coaches, officials, staff, and volunteers. The workshop can be  targeted to specific groups (e.g. coaches, athletes, officials) utilizing casestudies and other resources to help develop a more in-depth understanding of how to address homophobia.

Length and Stage of Project: 

1 workshop session

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