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Are The Sports World’s Anti-Homophobia Campaigns Eradicating Homophobia In Sports?

Are The Sports World’s Anti-Homophobia Campaigns Eradicating Homophobia In Sports?

While more professional athletes have come out of the closet in the past year than in the past decade, one expert on homophobia in professional sports says the sports world is still the last great bastion of institutionalized homophobia. [Read More]

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Players celebrate goal with “French” kiss on the pitch

Players celebrate goal with “French” kiss on the pitch

Mathieu Debuchy and Olivier Giroud, players with the French national team, celebrated a goal against Germany this past Wednesday with a kiss on the mouth and predictably, the webz went wild. According to French English-language newspaper The Local, #Debuchy was  [Read More]

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Anton Hysén sends a message supporting the Football v Homophobia Initiative [VIDEO]

Anton Hysén sends a message supporting the Football v Homophobia Initiative [VIDEO]

The third annual Football v Homophobia initiative ran between February 18 and 25, 2012 with the participation of clubs, activists, and individual players from around the world. The Football v Homophobia Initiative (FvH) is a global day against homophobia in  [Read More]

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Out and pro in the world of football

Who would have thought that a soccer story rivalling the Peruvian women's football team for uncomplicated goodness would come along so soon? Not me, but one has. [Read More]

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Where Are All The Gay Professional Footballers?

Where Are All The Gay Professional Footballers?

More than 25 sports figures have publicly come out as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender since the beginning of 2011 [Read More]

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I’m a Footballer. And I’m Gay.

This article was also posted on the soccer blog In Bed With Maradona on March 14, 2011. As a professional footballer with a pedigree, twenty year-old Anton Hysén could probably count on some column inches throughout his career. But with a  [Read More]

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Finally, a fotbollsspelaren

Finally, a fotbollsspelaren

It’s been two and a half weeks to the day since the second annual Football v Homophobia Initiative, which also fell on what would have been soccer player Justin Fashanu’s 50th birthday. Fashanu came out as gay to the press  [Read More]

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