Empower LGBT+

Empower LGBT+ is a programme funded by the Premier League and Professional Footballers’ Association Community Fund (PLPFA) and Yorkshire Sport Foundation, to provide positive safe spaces, free of discrimination, which enable LGBT+ young people aged 11-25 to be regularly active and to provide opportunities to develop their skills and confidence in sport and physical activity.

Mission
To provide positive safe spaces, free of discrimination which enable people from our LGBT+ community to be regularly active and to provide opportunities to develop their skills and confidence in sport and physical activity.

To provide training and raise awareness of how the language currently used in everyday life can negatively affect our LGBT+ community and create a more empowered and inclusive community for everyone to participate in sport and physical activity.

To amplify LGBT+ voices in sport and share best practice within our industry.

Find Out More

For more information about our Empower LGBT+ project please contact Ellie at

ellie.wilson@sufc-community.co.uk