Team Derby take on Nottingham Ball Bois in FvH month

Derbyshire CFA help organise Football v Homophobia fixture February is Football v Homophobia (FvH) month. As part of this month of action, the University of Derby will be playing a fixture against the Nottingham Ballbois, a gay-friendly football club with players from across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. The club provides an environment where players and supporters can enjoy football regardless of …

ARSENAL FOOTBALL CLUB SUPPORTS EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY DURING LGBT MONTH

As part of Arsenal’s ongoing commitment to its Arsenal for Everyone initiative, the Club is supporting Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans (LGBT) History Month, which celebrates the lives and achievements of the LGBT community. The Club will celebrate its LGBT fan base at this Saturday’s FA Cup game against Blackburn Rovers and has invited representatives from LGBT organisations to attend the …

Top clubs backing Football v Homophobia

Top clubs have announced their support for this February’s Football v Homophobia annual action month. Football v Homophobia – backed by the FA, Premier League, Football League and League Managers Association, as well as campaign groups FARE and Kick It Out – is a campaign designed to tackle homophobia and transphobia in football. It works to raise awareness of the …

Football’s Anti-Homophobia Month of Action Kicks Off in London

Friday 1 February sees the start of football’s annual month of action against homophobia around the world. From grass roots to the professional game, football will be sending out the message that discrimination against lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and trans people will not be tolerated. Held on the eve of the month, the launch event will take place in London …

Small Grants funded by FARE

Football v Homophobia is pleased to announce the allocation of ten grants as part of its 2013 Small Grants Scheme. The Scheme is designed to support activity around the world for the Football v Homophobia Month of Action in February. Campaign Director, Megan Worthing Davies explains: “Football v Homophobia is an international campaign opposing homophobia and transphobia in football. We …

Evaluating success and looking forward

The 2011 – 2012 season was a good one for Football v Homophobia.  Last year we started working closely with the FA to help them make progress on this agenda, and we found more people than ever wanted to get involved with the cause.  The highlights of our 2011-2012 campaign were: Football v Homophobia raised awareness of homophobia, biphobia and …