European Small Grants Programme

Today sees the launch of the European Football v Homophobia and FARE Small Grants Scheme for projects and activities taking place during the Football v Homophobia Month of Action in February 2016. February is LGBT History Month in the UK and Ireland and has become the International Month of Action against Homophobia and Transphobia in Football. Grassroots clubs, fan groups, ...

Sir Ian McKellen supports Football v Homophobia at Macron Stadium

Actor attends recent event held at the stadium aimed at teaching youngsters how to eradicate homophobia Hollywood star Sir Ian McKellen recently paid a visit to Macron Stadium to support Bolton Wanderers’ and the Community Trust’s involvement in the Football v Homophobia campaign. In line with the work of the organisation, youngsters from schools around Bolton took part in an …

Government kicks off consultation to help strengthen sport across the country

Consultation to ensure public funding goes to organisations that can get more people participating. Sports Minister Tracey Crouch has today launched a wide-ranging public consultation on sport in the UK. The government wants to hear from interested groups and the public – people who are involved in sport and people who aren’t – on what more can be done to …

FAN GROUPS APPEAL TO FOOTBALL’S GOVERNORS TO END SCOURGE OF HOMOPHOBIA

Fans are calling for a radical plan of action and investment in football to put an end to homophobic abuse which is still rife in the UK game. Members of Pride In Football – a new alliance of LGBT football fan groups – have experienced homophobia at UK football grounds or know others who have. In the last month alone: …

First Fare and FvH IDAHOT grants awarded to groups in Europe, Africa and Central America

Ten groups in Europe, Africa and Central America have been awarded a €400 grant to run anti-discrimination activities and celebrate diversity in football as part of the Fare and Football v Homophobia (FvH) small grants programme for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia (IDAHOT), on 17 May. The ten grants programme will fund activities such as football tournaments, …

Football v Homophobia IDAHOT Small Grants 2015

10 grants available worth 400 Euros each Football v Homophobia and the Fare Network are providing a small grants programme for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia (IDAHOT). The small grants are for grass roots clubs, fans’ groups and organisations wishing to undertake actions to tackle discrimination against LGBT people in football on or around 17 May 2015. …

FvH IDAHOT Small Grants 2015

10 grants available worth 400 Euros each Football v Homophobia and the Fare Network are providing a small grants programme for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia (IDAHOT).  The small grants are for grass roots clubs, fans’ groups and organisations wishing to undertake actions to tackle discrimination against LGBT people in football on or around 17 May 2015. …

Coming out in non-league football

Connor Natella is Assistant Manager of New Milton Town FC. Read Connor’s story of coming out in non-league football in his own words here: I fell in love with football before I even knew what love was. My earliest memory of the game was being sat as a six-year old boy in 1999, watching Bayern Munich play Manchester United in …

Fans Conference Review

Yesterday saw more than 100 football supporters from around the UK meet in Manchester at the National Football Museum for a Football v Homophobia Fans’ Conference. Participants from Norwich to Cardiff, Newcastle to Exeter, signed up for a day of networking and workshops on tackling LGBT discrimination in football. The event was kicked off by a Q&A with former German …

National Football v Homophobia Conference

Sunday sees over 100 football supporters from around the UK meet in Manchester for a national Football v Homophobia fans’ conference. Participants from Norwich to Cardiff, Newcastle to Exeter, have all signed up for a day of action, networking and exchange on tackling LGBT discrimination in football. Earlier this week it was confirmed that former German International, Thomas Hitzlsperger would …