The Club will once again be taking part in Stonewall Scotland's Rainbow Laces campaign during this weekend's Ladbrokes Premiership clash away to Motherwell.
Skipper Jason Kerr will wear a specially modified captain's armband on Saturday at Fir Park as part of the campaign and the Manager will also be wearing a Rainbow Laces campaign badge for the match.
Rainbow Laces is Stonewall Scotland’s campaign to change attitudes in sport and make sure that lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people are welcomed and accepted at all levels of the game.
Sadly, many LGBT people have a poor experience in sport and have experienced discrimination because of who they are. The Club wants McDiarmid Park to be inclusive to all regardless of sexuality, gender, race or religion.
The Rainbow Laces campaign has generated a huge amount of awareness of LGBT people in sport, shifting the attitudes of fans, and participants. Last year, 12 million people in Britain saw the campaign, including almost half of adults in Scotland.
As a result of seeing Rainbow Laces, more than half of sport fans who saw it feel more confident that reports of anti-LGBT language and abuse at live sport fixtures would be taken seriously and 4 in 10 would be more likely to challenge anti-LGBT language and abuse at live sport fixtures and on social media.
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