ADIDAS TELLS LGBT ATHLETES IT WON’T DROP THEM–BACKS IT UP IN WRITING

ADIDAS TELLS LGBT ATHLETES IT WON’T DROP THEM–BACKS IT UP IN WRITING
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“Adidas acknowledges and adheres to the principles of diversity.”

Sportswear company Adidas recently added a clause into it’s contracts stating that it won’t drop them if they publicly come out as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender.

The contact clause reads “Adidas acknowledges and adheres to the principles of diversity, as this is a central part of the Adidas group philosophy. Therefore Adidas warrants that this agreement will neither be terminated nor modified in case the athlete comes out to the public as a member of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community.”

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