LGBTQI+ Inclusion in Sports

Sport Ireland: Developing a National Diversity and Inclusion Policy

Helen McHugh
Diversity, Inclusion and Safeguarding Manger - Sport Ireland

In this video Helen discusses Sport Ireland’s vision and focus for developing a Diversity and Inclusion Policy with LGBTQI+ inclusion as an important aspect. She details why sport must be welcoming, inclusive and provide opportunities for all. Helen suggests listening to the voices of minorities groups will aid the progression of diversity and inclusion in sport. Helen urges anyone to share their thoughts with Sport Ireland and to keep an eye on social media for the latest updates.

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Find out more about our LGBTQI+ Inclusion in Sports Campaign here.

Helen McHugh

Helen McHugh is Sport Ireland’s Diversity, Inclusion and Safeguarding manager, following her appointment to the role in November 2019. As part of her remit in the area of Diversity and Inclusion, Helen leads on the development of inclusive principles, policies and programmes for all identified minority groups.

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