Topics :: soccer
By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Sep 19, 2013
A British LGBT rights group is criticizing a campaign that aims to eliminate homophobia from sports, which is spearheaded by a straight soccer star, because the group’s officials say the campaign’s name is "sexualized innuendo."
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
British Soccer star Joey Barton is urging other soccer players and fans to join a colorful campaign that aims to end homophobia in soccer.
Tuesday Aug 13, 2013
FIFA says it has asked 2018 World Cup host Russia for "clarification and more details" about a new anti-gay law.
By Anne M. Peterson | Tuesday Apr 16, 2013
San Jose Earthquakes Alan Gordon apologized for directing an anti-gay slur towards another player.
By Tim Booth | Wednesday Feb 27, 2013
Seattle Sounders defender Marc Burch said Tuesday the suspension he received for using a homophobic slur during a playoff game last season needed to be harsh and was deserved.
By Steve Weinstein | Tuesday Feb 19, 2013
Robbie Rogers, an American pro soccer player in the U.S. and the U.K., came out but said he would stop playing.
Tuesday Dec 18, 2012
The luxury fashion house, Philipp Plein, has been chosen to dress the US-owned football club, AS Roma. Philipp Plein symbolizes an unconventional, virile, and passionate vision of luxury, with strictly Italian-made craftsmanship.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Dec 7, 2012
An entire Swedish soccer team has been suspend after athletes hurled anti-gay slurs at rivals during a match earlier this year.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Sep 19, 2012
After an anonymous German professional soccer player told a magazine he was gay, the country’s chancellor is urging him to come out by saying, "You need not fear."
Thursday Aug 9, 2012
Olympic U.S. women’s soccer player Megan Rapinoe tells the Associated Press that coming out is "like a weight off my shoulders."