AFC Telford Utd

On Saturday 16th November the players will wear a one-off redesigned kit for the home match against Spennymoor Town, featuring an LGBT+ inspired rainbow flag and the Capgemini logo, alongside the logos of other shirt sponsors.

Football v Transphobia – Thoughts from the Youth Panel

Michael Turner of the Football v Homophobia Youth Panel gives his thoughts on barriers to trans participation in sport: The English Football’s Inclusion and Anti-Discrimination Action Plan (2016) highlights the FA’s vision for everyone to be actively involved in football. ‘There should be no barriers to involvement or development and football should always operate in a safe, fun and friendly environment.’ If …

Exeter City to take stand against homophobia for 10th year

EXETER City Football Club will be saying “no to homophobia” at its home game with Bury (Saturday, February 16; 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, its One Game One Community (OGOC) Group …

FvH Grassroots Project

FvH Grassroots is a project funded by the Big Lottery Fund to get 70 new grassroots clubs in England to take action to tackle LGBT+ discrimination in football throughout our February Month of Action. Clubs interested in getting involved with the campaign will need to meet the following criteria: Designate a match day to Football v Homophobia in February 2019 …

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 …