29th April 2015
Casey Stoney: I thought coming out as gay would end my football career
12:57 PM — England and Arsenal footballer Casey Stoney has said she thought coming out as gay would end her career.
Israeli Football Association ‘bans’ use of rainbow flag 7
12:09 PM — The Israeli Football Association has warned teams to stick to regulations - after a pride flag was used to mark a corner during a match.
27th April 2015
Israeli football association urged to punish team for using rainbow flag as a corner 12
8:11 PM — A solicitor in Jerusalem has urged the Israeli football association to put the team on trial, after it replaced a corner flag with a rainbow flag.
20th April 2015
LGBT football fan groups condemn homophobic chants 1
5:19 PM — A group of LGBT football supporters organisations have come together to condemn homophobic chants by Arsenal fans.
8th April 2015
NFL star: Openly gay player Michael Sam was a ‘publicity stunt’ 17
12:19 PM — An American football player has claimed that openly gay player Michael Sam only got drafted in the sport as a "publicity stunt".
7th April 2015
Robbie Rogers: FIFA should only hold World Cup in countries where gays are safe 14
12:10 PM — Out football star Robbie Rogers has urged FIFA to make sure the World Cup is only held in countries with a pro-gay rights record.
5th April 2015
Frank Lampard: I would love to see a gay footballer come out 12
3:47 PM — Frank Lampard has said he would love to see an openly gay Premiership footballer.
1st April 2015
Watch: Presenter berates football fan for homophobia live on air 7
4:24 PM — Brazilian ESPN news reporter Gabriela Moreira reprimanded a Palmeiras fan live on air for using a homophobic slur
30th March 2015
Bisexual NFL player: ‘Michael Sam does not speak for all gay men’ 69
9:46 AM — A bisexual player in the NFL has attacked Michael Sam, saying he does not "speak for all gay men".
9th March 2015
Michael Sam: I get criticism for dating a white guy 15
1:45 PM — Gay NFL star Michael Sam has said that he has received criticism - because his fiancé is white.
8th March 2015
Irish referee banned from wearing rainbow wristband 13
3:42 PM — A Gaelic football referee has been banned from wearing a rainbow wristband - because it is considered a "political symbol" ahead of Ireland's equal marriage referendum
20th February 2015
Football club offers free tickets to gay fans 4
6:56 PM — A football club is offering free admission to LGBT fans for a game, to celebrate LGBT History Month.
18th February 2015
Fabio Capello accused of homophobia 6
3:56 PM — Former England football team manager Fabio Capello has been accused of saying that football is not for gay peoeple
2nd February 2015
2015 Football v Homophobia campaign launches in Manchester 7
8:46 AM — The 2015 Football v Homophobia campaign has launched in Manchester, at the National Football Museum.
30th January 2015
Trans women banned from playing in Vietnamese football tournament 19
11:33 AM — Transgender women have been banned from participating in the National Women's Football Championship in Vietnam.
19th January 2015
Antony Cotton: There’s two gay players on every football team 41
11:28 AM — Coronation Street star Antony Cotton has claimed that there is on average "two or three" gay players on every football team.
17th January 2015
Michael Sam proposed to his fiancé at the Vatican 17
2:13 PM — Gay NFL star Michael Sam has revealed that he got engaged to fiancé inside Vatican City.
2nd January 2015
Footballer under fire over ‘game’ to guess whether women have penises 7
5:35 PM — Footballer Robert Huth is under fire for taking part in a Twitter game in which he attempted to 'guess' from pictures whether women are transgender.
24th December 2014
Watch: Footballer gets yellow card for kissing another player 12
1:55 PM — A Bristol Rovers player has been given a yellow card for kissing a player on the opposing team.
17th December 2014
This high-school football star came out as gay at his prom 8
11:28 AM — This high-school senior and footballer has shared his coming out story, and how he danced to Taylor Swift at his prom.