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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The BAC takes seriously its role in recognising and removing any barriers faced by people involved or wanting to be involved in sport, in any capacity, to ensure the culture of sport is improved to one that values diversity and enables the full involvement of disadvantaged groups in every aspect of sport.

We want to empower all our members and to celebrate all our differences and all that we share.

As such, the BAC takes a proactive approach in leading and influencing a fair, equitable, and ethical world-class sporting system in the UK. The BAC promotes and leads the highest standards of conduct in diversity and equality throughout all its work:

The BAC will take positive action to:



Equality Act protects people against discrimination because of the protected characteristics that we all have. Under the Equality Act, there are nine protected characteristics:

  • age
  • disability
  • gender reassignment
  • marriage and civil partnership
  • pregnancy/maternity
  • race
  • religion/belief
  • sex
  • sexual orientation
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Stonewall Information Service

The Info Service is there to help with any issues affecting LGBT people or their families. “Whatever your situation, you’re not on your own. We’ll do what we can to listen and help or point you in the right direction of someone who can.”

Contact Stonewall’s Information Service freephone 0800 0502020 – Lines open 9.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday

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Equality Advisory Support Service

The EASS advises and assists individuals on issues relating to equality and human rights across England, Scotland and Wales. Phone number 0808 800 0082.

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