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 …

Football v Homophobia launches annual campaigning month of action

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Football v Homophobia launches its fourth annual campaigning month of action on Monday February 1st.  #FvH2016 will involve  activity to tackle discrimination against LGBT people in football taking place around the globe. The campaign began in 2010 with an international day of action against homophobia and transphobia in football and grew to occupy an entire month of campaigning in February …

European Small Grants announced for Football v Homophobia Month of Action #FvH2016

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The Football v Homophobia campaign today announced the recipients of its European Small Grants Programme for February 2016, which has been funded by FARE, the European equality and diversity organisation for football. The Small Grants Programme enables football stakeholders, many of them small grassroots initiatives, to take action on discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in football. …

European Small Grants Programme

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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

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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

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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 …