Game On – Pride Games underway this week

Pride Games, the UK’s longest running LGBT sports festival gets underway this week in Manchester. The event, which has taken place every year since it was launched in 2005, brings together some key players from Manchester’s LGBT sports’ scene. The week-long festival kicks off with a series of evening events, including a 5km run and […]

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 […]

New Courses to Kick Out Homophobia in Football

British football associations have launched ‘groundbreaking’ courses to encourage more lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to get involved in the sport which has been marred by homophobia for years. Working in partnership with Pride Sports, the governing bodies of Kent and Surrey soccer have announced training programs for LGBT referees and coaches. To read […]

Tatchell Tells Olympic Committee to Do Its Job

Human Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell demanded the International Olympic Committee take Russia to task for their illegal and unilateral decision to ban Pride House from the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014. At a protest held outside the Sochi reception tent next to Albert Memorial during the London Olympics, Tatchell voiced his outrage at the Russian decision […]

Pride House festival programme complete

Pride House 2012 is excited to announce that the London Broncos Rugby League will be part of the Pride House festival, dedicating their Saturday 4 August 2012 game against Salford Reds to Pride House, in what the club aims to become an annual tradition. As part of the scheme, discounted tickets (£10 instead of £15) […]

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 […]

Government Launches Competition at LGBT History Month Pre-Launch

At the groundbreaking LGBT History Month Pre-Launch, held at the Kia Oval Cricket Ground in Kennington in collaboration with Pride Sports, Lynne Featherstone, Minister for Equalities launched a competition to find a logo for sports clubs, fans and players across the country to mark their support for the campaign. The competition is targeted at young people but is open […]