Campus Pride Scorecard: How LGBTQ-inclusive are your Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreational Sports?

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Use this Campus Pride Scorecard to determine how LGBTQ-inclusive your intercollegiate athletics and recreational sports are, and to determine how you can help make your campus safer and more welcoming for LGBTQ individuals.

This Campus Pride Scorecard represents highlights from the NEW Campus Pride Sports Index. Share the results with your sports administrator(s) and recommend they participate in the Campus Pride Sports Index – CampusPrideSportsIndex.org/

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INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS

Does your athletic department/program have…
    • Departmental nondiscrimination statement inclusive of sexual orientation?
    • Departmental nondiscrimination statement inclusive of gender identity/expression?
    • Written policies and procedures which are inclusive of addressing anti-LGBTQ behavior for student-athletes, coaches and spectators?
    • Written policies and procedures that enable transgender students to participate in sports consistent with their gender identity?
    • LGBTQ and/or ally organization for student-athletes that is visible, active and supported by the department/program?
    • LGB-inclusive training for coaches and staff to respect and include people of different sexual orientations?
    • Transgender-inclusive training for coaches and staff to respect and include people of different gender identities/expressions?
    • Provide private changing space (to accommodate transgender and other individuals) and showers (to accommodate transgender and other individuals) in the men’s and women’s locker rooms?
    • Provide gender-inclusive bathroom facilities (i.e., the bathroom is private and lockable and provides access to a shower, toilet, and locker facilities available to anyone regardless of gender)
    • Student-athletes, coaches and staff who actively participate in campus-wide LGBTQ events like Safe Zone, GLSEN Day of Silence, or Campus Pride Month?
    • Sportsmanship pledge that is LGBTQ-inclusive actively shared and promoted through activities and events?
    • Conduct codes that include respect towards LGBTQ people that student-athletes and coaches/staff are required to sign?
    • Participation in LGBTQ and Ally campaigns including supportive video messages, signature pledges, or public statements/charters like the StandUp Charter, a You Can Play Video, an It Gets Better Video, or the GO! Athlete Pledge?

COLLEGIATE RECREATION

Does your collegiate recreation department/program have:
    • Departmental nondiscrimination statement inclusive of sexual orientation?
    • Departmental nondiscrimination statement inclusive of gender identity/expression?
    • Written policies and procedures which are inclusive of addressing anti-LGBTQ behavior for students, coaches and spectators?
    • Written policy requiring dress codes and team uniforms be gender-neutral?
    • LGBTQ-inclusive training for full-time staff, team managers, coaches, officials, club officers, etc. to respect and include people of different sexual orientations?
    • Transgender-inclusive training for full-time staff, team managers, coaches, officials, club officers, etc. to respect and include people of different gender identities/expressions?
    • Provide private changing space (to accommodate transgender and other individuals) and showers (to accommodate transgender and other individuals) in the men’s and women’s locker rooms?
    • Provide gender-inclusive bathroom facilities (i.e., the bathroom is private and lockable and provides access to a shower, toilet, and locker facilities available to anyone regardless of gender)
    • Resources (manuals, websites, etc.) about LGBTQ-inclusivity in sports and recreation for staff?
    • Clear reporting method and procedure to report anti-LGBTQ, racist, and/or sexist behavior?
    • Student-athletes and recreational staff who actively participate in campus-wide LGBTQ events (like Safe Zone, GLSEN Day of Silence, or Campus Pride Month)?
    • Ongoing partnerships with campus support services/resources (like an LGBTQ Resource Center or Multicultural Center) to co-sponsor events and support LGBTQ students?
    • Sportsmanship pledge that is LGBTQ-inclusive actively shared and promoted through activities and events?

Campus Pride is the leading national educational organization for LGBTQ and ally college students and campus groups. The Campus Pride Sports Index is in partnership with the LGBTQ Sports Coalition as well as NCLR Sports Project, GO! Athlete, NCAA, NIRSA and national sports leaders Dr. Pat Griffin, Dr. Sue Rankin and Chris Mosier.

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