Fare and Football v Homophobia grants to fund fight for equality

Fare and Football v Homophobia will support organisations across Europe with small grants to challenge prejudice and exclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT+) during the Football v Homophobia month of action in February. Grants of up to €500 are available to support activities to make football and its structures inclusive to all, and to increase the participation …

LGBT+ End of Season Survey results released

The Football v Homophobia campaign and LGBT+ supporters group alliance, Pride in Football, have published the results of their End of Season survey for the 2017/18 season. The survey explores the experience of LGBT+ football fans throughout the season. 170 LGBT+ football fans took part in the survey; all of whom had attended live matches during the 2017/18 season. The …

FvH Youth Panel Cash Boost From City Fans

This weekend saw Manchester City’s first home game of the season and MCFC Supporters Club took the opportunity to present two fans with some fabulous memorabilia from the club. During the summer break MCFC Supporters Club auctioned off a framed rainbow captain’s armband that had been donated to them by the club. The armband had been worn and signed by …

Football v Homophobia Youth Panel launches

Football v Homophobia, the international campaign to tackle homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in football has launched a UK Youth Panel to support its work across Britain. The Youth Panel will help inform the work of the campaign, ensuring that it stays relevant to the needs of young people involved in football. Speaking on behalf of Football v Homophobia, Campaign Director …

Fare and Football v Homophobia grants to fund fight for equality

Fare and Football v Homophobia will support organisations across Europe with small grants to challenge prejudice and exclusion against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) community during the Football v Homophobia month of action in February. Grants of up to €500 are available to support activities to make football and its structures inclusive to all, and increasing the participation …

Exeter City takes stand against homophobia

EXETER City Football Club will be saying ‘no to homophobia’ at its home game with Stevenage (Saturday 18 February; kick off 3pm) 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 Community (OGOC) …

Launch of FvH Month of Action 2017

The launch of the eighth annual Football v Homophobia (FvH) Month of Action took place today, hosted by Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. Organised around the birthday of the late Justin Fashanu, the UK’s first openly gay male professional footballer, the Month of Action calls on football to take visible steps to tackle homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in the …

IDAHOT European Football v Homophobia and Fare Network Small Grants

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

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 …