Tag Archive | International Gay Rugby
International Gay Rugby (IGR) directly addresses the transgender and non-binary rugby-playing community with the message – ‘You will always be welcome to play rugby’ – following reports that on-going work to update World Rugby guidelines would exclude transgender women from the game. Following a meeting of stakeholders from across the sporting world in February 2020, […]
(Reuters) – Apart from the rainbow-coloured socks and pride flag flying next to the pitch, it looked like any other rugby match, with players smashing into rucks, spinning passes wide and leaping at line-outs. And for the teams taking part in Saturday’s International Gay Rugby (IGR) event in Tokyo, that is just they way they […]
International Gay Rugby (IGR) the umbrella organisation for the world’s gay and inclusive rugby clubs, with 76 member clubs around the world, has applauded all unions, its member clubs, and World Rugby, for standing together and standing united, against discrimination and hate-crime. This comes after a week-long campaign by IGR, to urge all national teams […]
International Gay Rugby (IGR) stands shoulder to shoulder with Gareth Thomas in condemning the homophobic attacks that he was subject to on Saturday evening in Cardiff, following Wales’ 74 – 24 win over Tonga. The IGR community offers their full support and a speedy recovery to Gareth who first came out as being gay in […]
World Rugby and International Gay Rugby (IGR) have signed an historic agreement to collaborate on the continued promotion of equality and inclusivity in rugby. The agreement, signed at World Rugby House in Dublin this week, outlines a commitment between the two organisations to work together to educate and eliminate homophobia in rugby.