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 …

QPR support Football v Homophobia

London Titans lead QPR’s support for Football v Homophobia LONDON Titans FC, QPR’s LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender) friendly partner club, are helping the club put its weight behind an international campaign to combat homophobia. The Titans – who this season proudly sport the QPR in the Community Trust logo on their shirts – are leading this year’s support …

Anti-homophobia friendly – Dulwich Hamlet FC vs Stonewall FC

Dulwich Hamlet are staging a ground-breaking friendly against Stonewall FC, the Gay World Champions, on Wednesday 11 February (KO – 7.30pm). The match coincides with Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender History Month, which takes place throughout February. It also forms part of Dulwich Hamlet’s ongoing anti-homophobia campaign this season. Entrance is only £3 for adults and £1 for concessions. The club …