Homophobia: the PSG recalls its "fight against all exclusions"


Like all the teams of Ligue 1 and Ligue 2, the PSG team this Friday and Saturday in the fight against homophobia. The Paris captain, who will probably be Alphonse Areola in the absence of Thiago Silva, Marquinhos or Kimpembe, will wear a rainbow armband as a symbol of this fight.

This Friday, the PSG goes further by recalling in a statement being "at the forefront of the fight against all exclusions". The club evokes its commitments and its social programs, thanks to its Foundation, its schools Red and Blue or the program "Go girls". "More than 10 million euros have been invested since 2000 to promote the inclusion of all audiences," the statement said.

"All the entities of the club are driven by the fierce desire to improve every day in terms of ethics and inclusion, adds the PSG. This year, Paris Saint-Germain has become the first club in Europe to incorporate an ethical referent and to have a charter of rights, attached to the employment contract of each of its 800 employees ".

Zero tolerance

Former PS deputy and president of SOS Racisme Malek Boutih thus became in February this "ethical referent", a few weeks after the revelations of an ethnic file system that would have been used by the club of the capital.

"Illustration of this commitment, for 10 years, the Paris Saint-Germain practice at the Parc des Princes" zero tolerance "with respect to incivilities and more generally of all bad behavior. […] The club works closely with associations fighting against discrimination, violence or homophobia, including Sos Racisme, Sportitude, Licra, Rouge Direct, so that volunteer observers are present at every match to detect any form of violence, racist or homophobic

Finally, the PSG mentions its "social commitment" to all young people attending its facilities around the world. The club "extends its commitment", also helping "migrants" or those in need in the Central African Republic and Indonesia through partnerships with Action Against Hunger or Secours Populaire.


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