Kop Outs’ founder Paul Amann is giving presentations for the National Festival of LGBT History

Kop Outs’ founder Paul Amann is giving presentations in Coventry on 4 February, York on 11 February, Liverpool and Preston both on 25 February. These will cover how You’ll Never Walk Alone, the song taken from LGBT icon Judy Garland’s performance in Carousel, to be a football anthem at Liverpool, seemed very contradictory to LGBT […]

Ger Brennan, Irish Gaelic Football Star, Makes Progressive Reference To Teammate's 'Boyfriends' During Victory Speech

Ger Brennan, Irish Gaelic Football Star, Makes Progressive Reference To Teammate’s ‘Boyfriends’ During Victory Speech – An Irish Gaelic football star is being praised for making a progressive statement during a St. Patrick’s Day match.

York City FC to dedicate game against homophobia

York City FC to dedicate game against homophobia – York City are dedicating next month’s home game with Southend United in the ongoing battle against homophobia. The visit of the Shrimpers to Bootham Crescent on Saturday 22nd February is to become the first Football Against Homophobia match.

Q&A event for LGBT History Month -5th February 2014 at National Football Museum Manchester​:6-9pm

Q&A event for LGBT History Month -5th February 2014 at National Football Museum Manchester​:6-9pm. The Just a Ball Game? pop-up exhibition will be displayed at the National Football Museum from 1st-6th February 2014, daily.
The BBC have arranged to record for 5Live 1 hour of the event in 2x 30 minute slots during the evening. Hosting the event will be Mark ‘Chappers’ Chapman and 5Live will use the recording and snippets a few days later for their special LGBT HM day.

Hitzlsperger Praises Daley, Amaechi, Thomas and Rodgers: 'It's about Visibility'

updated 21st January 2014:
Hitzlsperger Praises Daley, Amaechi, Thomas and Rodgers: ‘It’s about Visibility’ – Gay ex-footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger confirmed the need for visible LGBT role models in his ‘coming out’ interview with the Guardian newspaper.

Premier League Clubs Refuse To Wear Anti-Homophobia Rainbow Laces

Premier League Clubs Refuse To Wear Anti-Homophobia Rainbow Laces – Several Premier League clubs will not wear rainbow laces in support of the charity Stonewall, amid concerns a betting firm is capitalising on the issue of homophobia in football. The news comes only a couple of days after Schools OUT UK and several other groups who have been campaigning against homophobia in sport for several years voiced their concerns over the wording of a slogan.

Schools OUT UK Comments on Paddy Power & Stonewall Football Slogan

LGBT History Month’s mother ship Schools OUT UK has come out against the campaign slogan ‘Right behind Gay Footballers’. They have joined with a number of groups who having already been campaigning for several years to counter the homophobic ethos of British football, are unhappy at Stonewall’s choice of language.