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Sport Changes Lives... Jules' Story

Sport Changes Lives... Jules' Story

14th January 2017

The LGBT Basketball group is so much fun. It’s hard to pinpoint exactly what it is that makes me feel safer, more accepted or more welcome at this group as I think a number of things contribute to it.

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Sport Changes Lives... Mick's Story

Sport Changes Lives... Mick's Story

12th January 2017

I joined Saltire Thistle four years ago after seeing posters advertising the team in gay bars around Glasgow. The idea of a gay-friendly football team intrigued me – I had always played football growing up and although I was still playing regularly at the time, I was finding myself falling a little bit out of love with the sport as I felt that I had little in common with the guys I was playing with.

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Sport Changes Lives... David's Story

Sport Changes Lives... David's Story

11th January 2017

I joined the Thebans in 2010 and it’s been one of the best decisions of my life. I’d played rugby for a few years at high school and in truth, I didn’t enjoy it; but when in my late 20s I wanted to make new friends and try a new challenge, rugby seemed an obvious – if slightly daunting – choice.

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Sport Changes Lives... Al's Story

Sport Changes Lives... Al's Story

6th January 2017

Edinburgh Frontrunners (EFR) formed about six months after I came out and by pure fluke I happened to turn up to the first official club run. Up to this point I’d been running on my own for about three years, frequently but over short distances, and it had become an essential release for a lot of the feelings and frustrations I was processing as I was coming out to myself.

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Sport Changes Lives... Mark's Story

Sport Changes Lives... Mark's Story

3rd January 2017

For a few weeks in September 2015 my best mate had been coaxing me into joining the
newest all-inclusive club in Glasgow – the
Glasgow Alphas. Since I was 23 I have been heavily involved in sport in both my personal life and working life, but rugby is one activity I had never thought about taking up.

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Sport Changes Lives... Stuart's Story

Sport Changes Lives... Stuart's Story

2nd January 2017

I have always enjoyed playing and watching football, so joined HotScots FC in 2008 as I was keen to make some more friends and improve my fitness.

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