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Becky Taylor-Gill and Flo Lloyd-Hughes on Studs x Huns FC, ‘they’re lesbians, Stacey’ silliness, and visibility

It’s Lesbian Visibility Week and Sports Media LGBT+ has again teamed up with our friends at Football v Homophobia to add to the awareness with a special edition podcast; our guests are a content producer and a broadcaster who have created platforms celebrating the quirky and often queer culture within women’s football…

The power of Pride House! Gold Coast 2018 team on beachfront spot, Tom Daley visits, and Commonwealth comradeship

Episode 2 of ‘The Pride House Podcast’ out now, bringing you stories from Surfers Paradise where the 2018 Pride House Gold Coast was held; star athletes and community heroes featured in ‘Australian LGBTIQ+ Sporting Trailblazers’ exhibition; sun, fun, music, and a sense of solidarity made for a special atmosphere; listen here!

What is a Pride House? New podcast explores past Commonwealth Games venues and Birmingham 2022 potential

‘The Pride House Podcast’ launches as build-up continues to opening of Pride House Birmingham 2022 in July; first episode focuses on success of Glasgow venue, the first to be held at a Commonwealth Games; “seeing individual impacts up close was so special,” recalls co-organiser Hugh Torrance; listen now!

‘We are one family’ – Ukraine’s inclusive women’s football club NRG fights on as war rages

A few months ago, NRG joined several other inclusive women’s clubs playing in a tournament in Georgia in support of Fare’s #FootballPeople campaign. Now the Kyiv-based team’s players are scattered across Ukraine and wider Europe. Co-founder Anna Tregubova tells Sports Media LGBT+ how the spirit and sisterhood of NRG is a source of motivation amid the horror of war…

‘You’ll see one big happy family’ – TRUK United FC’s Abi Cornell on history-making match at Dulwich Hamlet

On Trans Day of Visibility on Thursday, a landmark football friendly will be held at Dulwich Hamlet FC’s Champion Hill ground (kick-off 7.30pm). Defender Abi Cornell tells Sports Media LGBT+ why it’s a ‘dream’ to play in the game and how LGBTQ+ people and allies can show support…

‘Freedom’ to be a fan who’s trans – Arthur Webber on Arsenal’s community welcome

Having accepted an invite to attend an Arsenal game and be part of their LGBTQ+ inclusion initiative, Arthur Webber – Twitter’s @BernieTranders – saw for himself how true support goes both ways between a club and its fans, as he told QueerAF in the Football v Transphobia campaign’s Week of Action…

Why it’s important to be an active Trans Footy Ally and support Football v Transphobia

It’s the annual Week of Action for the Football v Transphobia campaign, running from Thursday, March 24 up to March 31, which is Trans Day of Visibility. Sports Media LGBT+ talks to campaign lead Natalie Washington about the initiative and why stories about trans people in the game are so important…