>Reading FC has become one of the first football clubs to actively implement the new Football Association and Gay Footballers Supporters’ Network initiative to combat homophobia in football. The GFSN said it is delighted with the response that Reading has made to the initiative, and urged all other Premier League and Football League clubs to […]
>Britain’s dreams of retaining their Gay World Cup trophy were in tatters yesterday as the Argentinean team Los Dogos beat the reigning champions 1-0 Buenos Aires’ Defensores de Belgrano stadium. London’s Stonewall squad fought valiantly against the team, who were participating for the first time in the event. “The people supported us and I hope […]
>One of our readers sends us the following:The closing matches of the Women’s Football World Cup are taking place this weekend in Shanghai. The Final, between Germany and Brazil, will be shown live on BBC2 (and online) this Sunday 30th September at 12:45pm. The playoff for 3rd and 4th places will also be available live […]
>The fight against discrimination goes on for the reluctant revolutionary, tennis champion, Billie Jean King. The woman who changed perceptions about her sexuality and her sport talks frankly about a ‘lifetime endeavour’ for acceptance. Read the full article from the Times here.
>The world of sports is notoriously unwelcoming to LGBT people. However if a sport had to be singled out as being perhaps more friendly than other, Rugby Football would probably become a strong contender. Of course there are no openly gay professional players but clubs like the London King’s Cross Steelers (The oldest gay rugby […]
>Extracts from Graeme Le Saux’s autobiography published by The Times reveals that taunts over the player’s sexuality, which began as a dressing-room joke, nearly drove Le Saux out of the game. Read the full extract here. See also:Footballer names Premier League homophobes – Pink News.
>On Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th of August, London’s gay and lesbian baskeball club, the Cruisers, will be hosting an international asketball tournament at the Score Sport Centre in Leyton (east London). The Cruisers teams will be competing against 10 other teams coming from countries as varied as Sweden, the Netherland, the USA, France, Russia, […]
>Le Tour de France is in London Town this week-end. Throngs of people are taking advantage of the blocked off streets in the centre of town and even the sun has decided to put in a appearance. This is as good an opportunity as any to take a look at cycling from a gay perspective. […]