Michael Woods (He/Him)
August 4, 2023
Sport is for Every Body Season 1
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Episode
7

Inclusion and organisational practice with Dr Ryan Storr

This is episode 07 and today I talk with Ryan Storr to discover how he has been influencing inclusion in sport through research and practice in Australia.

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In this Episode

This is episode 07 and today I talk with Ryan Storr to discover how he has been influencing inclusion in sport through research and practice in Australia.

About our guest

Dr. Ryan Storr is a multidisciplinary researcher and consultant and is the Founder and Director of the Diversity Storr, a Melbourne-based diversity and inclusion consultancy. His PhD explored how diversity is understood and enacted within organizational contexts and has led several large scale research projects exploring LBTQI+ inclusion within sport and movement settings, and he is helped shape national and international policies and practices through that work. Ryan also founded LGBTQI+ sport charity Proud to Play.

Highlights

In today's chat, we hear Ryan's insights into what inclusion and diversity looks like inside organizations. Plus we chat about LGBTQI+ inclusion and hear about some of Ryan's groundbreaking work over the last few years. We also shine a light on an often overlooked issue that's faced by people with lived experience working in the inclusion field.

00:00 Introduction

04:12 Ryan's backstory

09:21 Ryan's motivations

12:30 Ryan's research

14:49 Inclusion in sport clubs

20:54 LGBT issues and homophobia

22:05 About Proud2Play

23:52 Ryan's LGBT work

29:15 What work still needs to be done?

34:21 Impacts of inclusion work on practitioners

44:25 About the Diversity Storr

50:44 Quickfire questions

54:36 Ryan's top inclusion tip

56:00 ISD Academy

57:51 Conclusion

Mentions

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Resources

Below is a list of resources related to today's episode plus some of the tools we use. If you think these tools can help you too, please check them out. If you make a purchase via the links below ISD earns a small commission or other benefit. This supports ISD to keep helping inclusion happen in sport.

Dr Ryan Storr's blog: To read some of Ryan's views on Transgender policies in sport click here.

Rainbow Roadmap: Learn what the Rainbow Roadmap program from Proud2Play is all about here.

Pride in Sport Index: Learn about the Pride in Sport Index here.

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