Man United link with Stonewall to tackle LGBT problems
Manchester United have pledged to tackle lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues immediately after becoming the initial British football club to announce a partnership with charity Stonewall.
The partnership will see United and Stonewall perform with each other in an try to rid sport and society of inequality and exclusion, as both entities hope to enhance football’s relationship with the LGBT community.
Stonewall have already been involved in football before, with their Rainbow Laces campaign enjoying considerable help amongst Premier League clubs and players considering the fact that its inception in 2013.
And now United have grow to be the first club to officially hyperlink up with Stonewall, joining their “TeamPride” coalition, a group of global businesses aiming to stamp out homophobia and discrimination.
United managing director Richard Arnold mentioned: “Manchester United normally looks to be a leader in every thing it does and we’re proud to become the initial sports club to sign as much as TeamPride.
“The club has an ongoing commitment to equality across all locations and with 659 million followers around the world, it truly is our responsibility to show support and recognition to everyone who loves this football club.
“We have built up a optimistic working connection with Stonewall and it is an incredible way for us to understand from each other and progress together as we strive for equality for all of our supporters.”