The Glasgow Sunflowers

The Glasgow Sunflowers are a baseball team for women, non-binary and all trans people, founded in November 2022. We play baseball in Queen’s Park Recreational Ground on Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings. We aim to promote the equality and inclusion of women, non-binary and all trans people in sport and in the community in Glasgow. We aim to improve the quality of our players lives through community sport, improving both their physical and mental health. We want to build a community reputation of being more than a baseball club and engaging with local community initiatives, volunteering opportunities and sponsorship collaborations. We strive to create a culture of transparency where every member is involved in the decision-making process of the team and to create a safe and welcoming space for all our members to feel respected, supported and seen in. When we started out in November 2022, we had around 40 players and only 7 months later, now have over 90 players, and we anticipate continued growth for our team. One of our main principles is financial inclusion, so we refuse to charge our players to use equipment, attend training sessions or take part in games. This is to ensure that everyone can access the space, regardless of their income. As our team grows, we are in need of financial support in purchasing equipment for our players, to make sure that no one cannot access the space that we have worked so hard to create, the space that we are incredibly proud of.

Financiado pelo capítulo Glasgow (June 2023)