‘You’ve got to challenge homophobia’: Zack Leader tells FvH Podcast about abuse incident he faced in amateur football

On a new episode of the Football v Homophobia Podcast, Zack Leader – whose coming out story in sport made headlines back in 2018 – discusses how anti-LGBTQ+ discrimination in a local league game in January affected his mental health and describes the disciplinary process that ensued…

“I feel sad for people who don’t get football!”: Shura on fandom, Man Utd, soundtracking Heartstopper, and queer joy

To round off Lesbian Visibility Week, we’re joined by singer-songwriter Shura for another Football v Homophobia Podcast special; from fond memories of Manchester United’s Treble-winning season to having one of her songs featured in Netflix hit Heartstopper, it’s a conversation we’re sure you’ll enjoy!

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…

Leicester, Tottenham and Manchester Laces land double nominations on Football v Homophobia Awards shortlists

Representation in both Professional Game and Supporters Group categories for Foxes and Spurs in 2022 Football v Homophobia Awards, sponsored by Puma; Manchester Laces and club founder Helen Hardy nominated; The Athletic’s Adam Crafton shortlisted for FvH Hero; and new FvH Americas Awards…

‘It’s an honour!’: Football v Homophobia Awards winners on why nominations are needed

It’ll soon be time for the third annual Football v Homophobia Awards, sponsored by Puma – and it’s your last chance to nominate before the deadline on Friday, January 14. Sports Media LGBT+ asked four previous winners what it means to be recognised, and why everyone should be offering suggestions for the shortlists…

Qatar 2022 Working Group on LGBTQ+ inclusion at World Cup convened by Kick It Out

Sports Media LGBT+ joins English football’s leading anti-discrimination organisation plus Stonewall, Football v Homophobia and Football Supporters’ Association to explore challenges facing LGBTQ+ people who will travel to World Cup in Qatar, and ongoing experiences of Qataris who are lesbian, gay, bi and trans…

New short film ‘Safe Space’ showcases LGBTQ+- inclusive football at Charlton and Millwall

A new short documentary film by Sam Clarke for Football v Homophobia tells the story of Charlton Invicta and Millwall Romans – the LGBTQ+-inclusive football teams in London supported by their respective EFL clubs’ community trusts – their first-ever meeting, and the personalities involved…

Broadcasting, Blackburn, and Bi Visibility Day: Listen to the FvH Podcast

To mark the annual awareness day on September 23, Football v Homophobia Youth Panel comms officer Sam Clarke joins his fellow Sports Media LGBT+ network member Michael McCann and Proud Rovers founder Hannah Parys for a chat about their experiences of being bi and out…