QPR Supports Football v. Homophobia

QPR Ladies will kick-start the R’s support behind an international campaign to combat homophobia on Sunday. The campaign, entitled ‘Football v Homophobia’ (FvH) aims to unite fans, players, communities, grassroots teams, professional clubs and the Football Authorities in opposing homophobia and prejudice against LGB&T (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans) people in football. The Ladies will be […]

Football Anti-Homophobia Campaign Hits a Snag

A campaign to show solidarity with gay footballers has caused controversy because of its slogan. The plan is to have footballers in all the 134 professional clubs wearing rainbow laces to show their support for gay footballers. The laces have been made and distributed by the betting agency Paddy Power and Stonewall. So far so […]

Arsenal to Host Anti-Homophobia/Transphobia Event

Arsenal FC is to show homophobia/transphobia is not welcome by hosting the London schools’ LGBT sports tournament and showcase. The club have pledged their support for LGBT History month by putting rainbow lights around the pitch with a statement; ‘Arsenal for everyone supporting LGBT History Month.’  They have also advertised the Football V homophobia campaign […]

Got an Idea to Challenge Homophobia in Football? Get a Grant!

Today the Football v Homophobia (FvH) campaign, supported by FARE, Europe’s anti-discrimination campaign for football, launched its small grants programme for 2013. The programme, which will offer ten grants of €300 is open to fans groups, grass roots Football clubs and community organisations to support them in acknowledging FvH during February 2013.   As Megan […]

FA Launches LGBT Action plan

The Football Association has launched Opening Doors and Joining In – its four year action plan to eradicate homophobia and transphobia from the sport as well as making football a welcoming place for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people as supporters and players. Welcoming the work of Pride Sports, The Justin Campaign, Kick it Out […]