GLSEN's Programs

Safe Sports Space Campaign

Changing the Game

Safe Sports Space Campaign What is a Safe Sports Space?

• A sports space where all athletes, coaches, physical education students and teachers, and spectators and families are safe and treated with respect, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression

• A place such as a gym, pool, track, playing field, locker room, weight room, training room, coaches’ or teachers’ offices, or any other sports space in a school

• A place where name-calling, bullying or harassment of any kind is not tolerated

• A place where everyone can enjoy sports and physical education activities