IDAHOT European Football v Homophobia and Fare Network Small Grants

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Today sees the launch of the European Football v Homophobia and Fare network Small Grants Scheme for projects and activities marking the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), which takes place on 17 May. Grassroots clubs, fan groups, campaign organisations, youth groups and others are encouraged to apply for one of twenty small grants up to the value …

Triumphant Tackle Homophobia Tournament

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Over 135 young people lined up to take part in the fifth annual Tackle Homophobia tournament last Saturday at the Downs Leisure Centre, Seaford. The tournament run by the project , alongside Sussex Clubs for Young People, provided twenty one teams from across Sussex the opportunity to play fun 5-a-side football while raising awareness and showing support for anti-discrimination in …

Volunteers helped Exeter City FC says ‘no to homophobia’

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Volunteers from Exeter Pride, the Football v Homophobia campaign in the South West, and members of Devon Lions, the local gay-friendly football club, helped Exeter City Football Club take another stand against homophobia at its home game with Newport County on Saturday, February 20. The match was the club’s annual “Football v Homophobia” fixture and a number of initiatives to …

FvH month of action ‘an important time to show society is changing’ says Hitzlsperger

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LGBT rights campaigner and former Premier League, Serie A and Bundesliga footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger has commended the efforts of the international Football v Homophobia campaign in addressing LGBT discrimination during its month of action and contributing to a more inclusive atmosphere. As a one of the LGBT community’s highest profile activists the former Germany midfielder said: “The Football v Homophobia …

Exeter City FC says ‘no to homophobia’

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EXETER City Football Club will be taking another stand against homophobia at its home game with Newport County (Saturday, February 20; kick off 1pm). The match has been designated as the Club’s annual “Football v Homophobia” fixture and a number of initiatives to mark the day have been organised by the Exeter City Supporters’ Trust and its One Game One …

Big Weekend for Football v Homophobia Campaign

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This weekend sees top of the table excitement not only for Premier League teams Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur, who go head to head at the Etihad on Sunday, but also for the Football v Homophobia campaign, to which Sunday’s game is designated. Football v Homophobia is an international campaign challenging discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people …

Albion Proud to Support Football v Homophobia

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Brighton & Hove Albion are once again proud to show their support for the Football v Homophobia campaign at this Saturday’s match against Bolton Wanderers at the Amex. Football v Homophobia is an international initiative opposing homophobia in football. Endorsed by the FA, its goal is to tackle homophobia and prejudice against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in grassroots …

Sussex kick-off FvH month of action

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The Football.v.Homophobia (FvH) month of action has been launched in Sussex with a high-profile match between the Sussex County FA and Brighton Lesbian and Gay Sports Society (BLAGSS). FvH is an international initiative opposing homophobia in football at all levels – from grassroots to professional clubs – and runs every February. The aim is for football to take a clear …

Derbyshire County FA proud to support FvH in 2016

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Derbyshire County FA is committed to tackling discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people by working together to rid the game of homophobia and transphobia. Year round, FvH enables people to take action against prejudice and discrimination based on sexuality or gender identity in football, whilst celebrating and welcoming diversity in the game. This culminates in an international show …

Launch of England’s Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Football Coaches Network

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February 21 sees the launch of England’s Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Football Coaches Network at the Football Association’s National Football Centre, St George’s Park. The network is an initiative of Pride Sports, the LGBT Sports Development and Equity Organisation for England, and its development has been funded through the UEFA Captains of Change Programme. The launch of the …