Huddersfield New College has revealed that once again we are supporting Stonewell UK's 'Rainbow Laces' campaign. The campaign aims to bring visibility for LGBTQ+ people in sport, and show solidarity with the wider LGBTQ+ community. Rainbow Laces campaigns for change around the experiences that can happen in sport - according to a YouGov survey, 43% of LGBTQ+ think public sporting events aren't a welcoming space for them. Rainbow Laces works to bring about change, and ensure that sport is genuinely for all.
HNC is part of a community of more than a million people who have laced up, and ahead of today's official Rainbow Laces Day, we were joined b
Our Sports students will be joining athletes across the UK by wearing their rainbow laces to show solidarity with members of the LGBTQ+ community, who may face barriers within their sport, or discriminatory experiences at sporting events. Other members of the College will also be showing their support by wearing rainbow ribbons on their lanyards – any student who would like one of these can collect one from the Learning Support Centre Reception desk.