The International Swimming Federation (FINA) recently decided to ban “afro” swim caps at the upcoming Olympic Games. This discriminatory measure reminds us that current levels of diversity in sport are far from gold medal-worthy.
I am a disabled student and, like many first years, I found the transition to university difficult. This was exacerbated by the slow and lacking response from the disability support services - and I have not suffered this alone.
Every June, the world celebrates Pride Month. This is to commemorate the Stonewall Riots of June 1969, which saw an uprising of members of the gay community in response to police raids of the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City.