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UK: English football fans tackle homophobic chants

UK: English football fans tackle homophobic chants

LGBT+ supporters say recent homophobic incidents show not rising abuse but fans more willing to confront it The bitter rivalry between the two clubs was often blighted by homophobic gibes. Chanting “does your boyfriend know you’re here?” and “we can see you holding hands,” some fans of London football club, Crystal Palace, would goad their […]

Stonewall UK: Speculating about athletes’ sexual orientation needs to stop

Stonewall UK: Speculating about athletes’ sexual orientation needs to stop

Stonewall UK have criticised betting company Paddy Power’s stunt for Brighton Pride, an empty bus called the Official Bus of Gay Professional Footballers, which Power says is to highlight the lack of openly LGBT players in the Premier League. On the Stonewall UK website, a piece by Kirsty Clarke, Director of Sport, states: We know […]