Rainbow Shoe Laces to Fight Homophobia in Sports


Johnathan Thurston (Rugby Player) is one of many  high profile Australian sportsmen and women behind a new equal rights campaign aimed at ending homophobia in sports. 

“It’s 2016 and homophobia is still a big problem in sport. Help kick out homophobia for good by lacing up with me for this weekend’s rainbow round of sport because the only thing that should matter in sport is how you play on the field,” Thurston says.

Australian athletes and fans alike are going to be showing their support and “make the sporting environment an inclusive place for all”.  The players across all forms of sport in the country are being asked to wear specially designed rainbow laces in games from tomorrow until April 4 as a sign of support for the campaign

The campaign first started in Europe when English Premier League players first wore the laces in 2014.

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