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 …

Exeter City Football Club takes stand against homophobia

EXETER City Football Club will be making clear its opposition to homophobia in football at its home game with Cambridge United (Tuesday 10 February). The match has been designated as the Club’s annual ‘Football v Homophobia’ fixture – a move welcomed by the Exeter City Supporters’ Trust and its One Game One Community (OGOC) Group and the Club’s Football in …

Launch of Football v Homophobia Month of Action

Today saw the launch of the Football v Homophobia (FvH) 2015 Month of Action at the National Football Museum in Manchester and this season organisers are looking forward to another great show of support  for the campaign from the football family. Football v Homophobia takes place every year in February. It is an international campaign to tackle homophobia and prejudice …

York City Football Club hosts their second annual Football v Homophobia match

York City’s home game against Tranmere Rovers on Saturday 14 February 2015 will mark the club’s second annual Football v Homophobia match. York City Football Club joins a number of other teams including; Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea, to actively tackle the issue of homophobia in Football. The Minstermen will be using the Tranmere match to promote the message that …

Women in Football event

Women in Football invite you to help celebrate LGBT History Month – 19 February 2015 Date: Thursday 19th February 2015
Time: 8pm to 11pm Venue: Council Chambers, BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, Upper Regent Street, London, W1A 1AA Women in Football would like to invite you to the BBC Broadcasting House to help celebrate LGBT History month. The evening will bring …