FARE gets behind International Day Against Homophobia in Football

FARE gets behind International Day Against Homophobia in Football

For the first time an International Day Against Homophobia in Football will raise awareness on the problem of homophobia in amateur and professional football. The Justin Campaign, named after the only out gay footballer, Justin Fashanu, are launching the initiative “Football v Homophobia”on February 19th 2010. The Justin Campaign was founded to demonstrate that ten…

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New ad against Homophobia in football by KIO and the FA

New ad against Homophobia in football by KIO and the FA

The Football Association and Kick It Out, football’s equality and inclusion campaign, have released a 60 second ad aimed at raising awareness of and tackling homophobic abuse in football. The film which has been described as “groundbreaking” by critics depicts acts of gay abuse in everyday life set against similar abuse inside a football stadium,…

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“I was derided as an indio during the game”

“I was derided as an indio during the game”

Interview with Alberto Rodriguez In Latin-American football racism is expressed by one word: indio. Alberto Rodriguez, one of the best defenders ever to come out of Mexico, talks about his experience of racism during his career. Alberto Rodriguez is currently contracted to CD Cruz Azul, who are based in the capital, Mexico City, and was…

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Open Invitation to teams International Women’s Football Tournament 4 ‒ 11 July 2010 in Berlin

Open Invitation to teams International Women’s Football Tournament 4 ‒ 11 July 2010 in Berlin

Football is contact. Football brings people together. Football is culture. In the run-up to the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2011, Berlin will be the international centre for women’s football in 2010. Women’s football teams from all over the world are invited to compete for a place on the seven-a-side field. A jury will select…

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