The University of Warwick Boat Club, have opened the UK’s first LGBT sports centre, located in Birmingham.

The LGBT Health and Wellbeing Centre, which is funded by the National Lottery, has been opened to tackle health inequalities faced by the LGBT community, the second largest city in the UK.

Birmingham LGBT Health and Wellbeing Centre

Centre manager Dave Viney said, ‘We are thrilled to be launching the UK’s first dedicated fitness space with the Warwick Rowers. It’s great to see homophobia in sport and homophobic bullying creatively challenged by a predominantly heterosexual sports team.’

[Insert gratuitous naked rower video here] Oh wait…