As the world game, football is a reflection of our global society. It has the power to transcend political, religious, cultural and social barriers. But that also means there is still work to do when it comes to representation, equality and inclusion.
For gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and non-binary people, being your true self isn’t always easy - and in the football world, it can be even harder.
Links & Further Reading:
- Football v Homophobia campaign
- Crossing the Line: experiencing homophobia in American soccer - by James Bridget Gordon
- Finding the Rainbow: Pride of the Sound reps LGBT fans in Seattle - by James Bridget Gordon