Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 7/30/13
Liverpool have issued their staff with guidelines detailing unacceptable words and phrases in a bid to eradicate discrimination. The club have produced a handbook which highlights common slurs against race, religion, sexual orientation, gender and disability which the club want to stamp out. Included on the list of unwelcome phrases are insults like "don't be a woman," "play like a girl" and "that's gay." Liverpool's players receive their own guidance as part of a separate Premier League program, and this latest move forms part of a wide-ranging program to help other club employees identify discriminatory language that may be used by supporters on match days. "As part of the club's continued commitment to tackle all forms of discrimination, as well as promoting its approach to equality and diversity, Liverpool FC has been actively engaged in a full club-wide education and awareness program," Liverpool's social inclusion officer Rishi Jain said. "This program includes interactive...
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