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‘Football needs more Proud Allies’ – Sheffield United’s LGBTQ+ fans group Rainbow Blades launches new campaign

Rainbow Blades have had a big impact at Sheffield United since launching in 2020, with visibility provided by the club, the Premier League, and Sky Sports, as well as support from the FSA and an awards nomination from Football v Homophobia. Now they’re asking for greater allyship in the game, as founder and chair James Laley explains…

Pansexual Visibility Day: Makayla Gerken-Schofield on Winter Olympics dreams, being pan in snowsports, and LGBTQ+ learning

She’s one of the British trio of siblings making headlines in freestyle skiing ahead of Beijing 2022 – and she’s also helping to provide representation in sports for people who are pan. We caught up with Makayla for an exclusive Q&A about the bump and roll of moguls and being a role model…

‘We should be celebrated – why not!’: Emma Dodds and Becky Morgan – Lesbian Visibility Week Q&A

TV sports reporter Emma Dodds and professional golfer Becky Morgan posted to Instagram about their engagement last year – but they took “different routes” before arriving at their shared happiness. They tell Zoe Vicarage about their journeys and the need to spread a little joy in just being authentic…