‘Incredible’ Football Pride brings LGBTQ people and allies together in Manchester

Football v Homophobia event, held alongside Manchester Pride, unites community in the game; gay player Zander Murray says symposium will help to create more role models; fellow speaker Sabah Ahmad joins Out & Out Football’s Adam Haworth on new episode of FvH Podcast to reflect – listen now!

Football Pride to return at Manchester Pride, celebrating LGBTQ+ people and culture in the game

Football v Homophobia will host Football Pride symposium at Manchester Metropolitan University on Friday 25 August, followed by a party event, and there’s a Manchester Pride parade opportunity on the Saturday; Zander Murray and Mikey Connor among guest speakers; REGISTER TO ATTEND NOW!

Who are the queer icons in Women’s World Cup history? Listen to the FvH Podcast

Guests on the special ‘Pride and the Women’s World Cup’ episode of the Football v Homophobia Podcast discuss LGBTQ+ trailblazers from past tournaments – along with a couple of the controversies that emerged at Germany 2011; listen to the conversation and more talking points on the pod…

‘I’m proud to support Allies United!’: Conor Coady backs new initiative from Football v Homophobia and Just Eat

England defender lends his support to first-of-its-kind programme that will deliver free inclusion workshops to clubs outside the pro game; “this will help build a version of football that is accessible to all,” says Coady; sign up at footballvhomophobia.com/alliesunited

‘Absolutely a different vibe!’ – Football writers discuss Women’s World Cup on Pride podcast special

Football Writers’ Association and Sports Media LGBT+ celebrate ongoing partnership with another special Pride episode of the Football v Homophobia Podcast; ESPN’s Sophie Lawson, Guardian writer Júlia Belas, ABC’s Samantha Lewis and freelancer Poletti look at LGBTQ+ themes at the Women’s World Cup…

What’s the impact of homophobic abuse on ‘Football Twitter’? A conversation for IDAHOBIT

‘Football Twitter’ has been described as “a nightmare of noise” – and anti-LGBTQ+ abuse thrives amid its tit-for-tat exchanges; researcher Finbarr Toesland and broadcaster Sophie Nicolaou discuss the effects of the social media platform’s tribalism on a special Football v Homophobia Podcast episode for IDAHOBIT…

Women’s football’s ‘doublethink’ dilemma for Lesbian Visibility Week – Beth Fisher and Lou Englefield on FvH Podcast

Over 40 out women were named in squads at World Cup 2019 – and there’s likely to be many more competing in Australia and New Zealand this summer; however, there’s barely been any acknowledgement in professional women’s football of Lesbian Visibility Week; reporter Beth Fisher and FvH’s Lou Englefield discuss the various reasons behind that in a new podcast episode – listen now!

‘A dream come true!’: Emmerdale’s Ash Palmisciano joins Football v Transphobia podcast to discuss TRUK United match

His character Matty Barton may have once scored a goal on TV, but it’s not always been an easy route in football for actor Ash Palmisciano; as he prepares to play in Europe’s first team of all trans men on Transgender Day of Visibility, he joins FvT campaign lead Natalie Washington – captain of TRUK United Women – for a chat about his love of the game…

‘Football’s for everyone – this is our world!’: Proud Lilywhites among winners on uplifting Football v Homophobia Awards night

Tottenham’s LGBTQ+ and allies fans group makes powerful statement after success in Supporters’ Group category at fourth annual FvH Awards, held at National Football Museum in Manchester; Sheffield United, Jake Daniels, Lloyd Wilson and Daily Mirror reporter Jacob Leeks also winners on the night…

‘So many people said it helped them’ – Football v Homophobia award winner Hayley Wood-Thompson on her LGBT+ History Month film

Current holder of FvH Hero Award tells FvH Podcast how she used her own visibility to open up a conversation that went beyond just her school; Hayley Wood-Thompson is the captain of Cheshunt FC Women and a P.E. teacher in Hertfordshire; see full category shortlists for FvH Awards 2023 here…