Volunteers helped Exeter City FC says ‘no to homophobia’

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. …