19th October 2014
Former Cardiff City boss ‘to escape punishment’ over homophobic texts 13
1:53 PM — Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay is likely to escape punishment from the Football Association over a string of homophobic texts, according to reports.
15th October 2014
ABC unveils gay footballer comedy series 5
11:42 AM — ABC has commissioned a comedy series based on the life of gay footballer Robbie Rogers.
13th October 2014
US: High school football players charged with sexual assault over ‘hazing’ ritual 35
7:49 PM — Seven members of a high school American football team have been charged with sex crimes - for involvement in a 'hazing' ritual which allegedly saw men penetrated against their will.
10th October 2014
Tom Daley: Footballers who come out as gay ‘would be surprised by support’ 3
11:57 AM — Tom Daley has said that any footballer would be surprised by the support they would receive if they chose to come out as gay.
1st October 2014
Joey Barton: ‘Casual verbal homophobia’ still a problem in football 2
3:00 PM — Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton has praised supporters of the recent Rainbow Laces campaign, but says that "casual verbal homophobia" is still a problem.
30th September 2014
Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan: ‘No sympathy’ for Malky Mackay over homopobic texts
3:24 PM — Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan has said he has "no sympathy" for football manager Malky Mackay after allegedly sending a string of racist, sexist, and homophobic texts.
28th September 2014
Australian Idol singer apologises for ‘homophobic’ gay football joke 9
12:17 PM — Australian singer Rob Mills has apologised, after posting a "homophobic" gay sex joke after a football match.
26th September 2014
Nottingham police warn football fans over homophobic chants 1
1:01 PM — Police have warned fans of Nottingham Forest FC that they will take a zero tolerance approach to homophobic football chants.
24th September 2014
Norwich City FC launches probe into homophobic abuse at match
12:23 PM — Norwich City Football Club has launched a probe into allegations of homophobic abuse at the team's match against Birmingham City on Saturday.
23rd September 2014
Adviser sacked over FA scandal remarks gains support of equality campaigners 1
6:02 PM — A former adviser to the Football Association (FA), who was sacked over remarks he made during a sexism scandal, has been praised in a letter by almost thirty equality campaigners.
21st September 2014
Casey Stoney: I came out so my children can be proud of who they are 1
3:29 PM — Former England women's captain Casey Stoney says she came out earlier this year for the sake of her children.
20th September 2014
Michael Sam ‘making good progress’ on Dallas Cowboys practice squad 1
12:58 PM — The coach of the Dallas Cowboys says that out player Michael Sam is making good progress on the team's practice squad.
19th September 2014
US: NFL coach suspended over anti-gay slur ‘a better man’ after sensitivity training
5:58 PM — An NFL coach who was suspended for three games for using an anti-gay slur says he is "a better man" after undergoing sensitivity training.
15th September 2014
Casey Stoney: Support after coming out was ‘overwhelming’ 1
1:59 PM — Former England women's captain Casey Stoney has said that the support after she came out was "overwhelming".
14th September 2014
Fox pundit: NFL is sending homophobic players to ‘re-indoctrination camps’ 9
3:18 PM — A Fox pundit has claimed that an NFL player who made a homophobic remark about Michael Sam was sent to a "re-indoctrination camp".
10th September 2014
Casey Stoney: I can understand the fears of footballers who don’t come out 4
7:44 PM — Former England women's captain Casey Stoney has said that she understands why no male football players have come out.
8th September 2014
Joey Barton: I don’t know if a football player will come out soon 9
12:04 PM — Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton says he doesn't know whether a football player would feel safe enough to come out as gay.
Thomas Hitzlsperger: Coming out as a gay footballer is ‘impossible’ 6
10:30 AM — Ex-premiership footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger says it would have been "impossible" to come out as gay during his career.
5th September 2014
Watch: Arsenal stars back rainbow laces in new ad 11
5:30 PM — FA Cup winners Arsenal have made a video to back Stonewall's rainbow laces campaign.
Stonewall sends rainbow laces to every Premier League footballer to tackle homophobia 12
11:05 AM — Leading gay rights charity Stonewall has sent rainbow laces to every premiership footballer and professional club in Britain in support of gay players and fans.