Football v Homophobia Scotland Host First Steering Group Meeting

Football v Homophobia Scotland and the Scottish Football Association hosted the first meeting of the FvH Scotland Steering Group ahead of the SWNT Scotland v Republic of Ireland match. Despite the disappointing SWNT loss on the night of Tuesday 11th October at Hampden; this evening also marked the first meeting of the FvH Scotland Steering Group. In attendance were representatives … Read More

Football v Transphobia Week of Action

The Football v Transphobia week of action takes place 24 – 31st March 2021, ending on Transgender Day of Visibility This is the third season we will be taking specific action on trans inclusion and transphobia in the game. We will be active across social media, using our presence to amplify the voices of trans people and allies in all aspects … Read More

Scottish FA launches Football v Homophobia E-Learning Course

The Scottish FA in partnership with LEAP Sports and Football v Homophobia Scotland has today launched the Football Unites; Football v Homophobia Scotland E-Learning course which can be accessed by anyone involved within Scottish Football and beyond. The 2020 publication of the Scottish Football Supporters Survey showed less than half of fans surveyed feel Scottish football is an inclusive place for people of any sexual orientation. … Read More

Football v Homophobia Strategy Cause for Optimism

The recently released charter is an important first step in combatting Scottish football’s problems with homophobia, but there is more yet to do. For as long as I can remember, football has played a central role in my life. My passion for the sport was ignited at an early age when two relatives, an uncle from each side of the … Read More

Month of Action Round-Up

We have seen a busy month of activity during the Football v Homophobia Scotland Month of Action. Here is a taste of some of the highlights: The month kicked off with our Football v Homophobia Scotland strategy launch. The strategy aims to reduce the barriers preventing LGBTI people from participating in football and takes on a three strand approach of … Read More

Football v Homophobia Scotland Strategy Launched

Football v Homophobia Scotland and Scottish FA launch strategy tackling discrimination and improving the inclusion of LGBTI people across football A new national strategy to remove the barriers which prevent lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people from accessing, participating, enjoying and excelling across Scottish football has been launched at Hampden Park today. Football v Homophobia Scotland; The Strategy … Read More

Hampden Park to Host LGBTIQ Fans Gathering

The Fans Gathering will engage all members and potential members of LGBTIQ football fan groups in Scotland, with the aim of encouraging learning, collaboration and development. Fans will have the opportunity to come together and share their group’s journey so far, as well as participate in the conversation about the future for LGBTIQ fan groups in Scotland. As part of … Read More

FVH Scotland GRASSROOTS

[cs_element_section _id=”1″ ][cs_element_layout_row _id=”2″ ][cs_element_layout_column _id=”3″ ] FvH Scotland Grassroots is an initiative supported by Puma to get Scottish grassroots football clubs to take action to tackle LGBT+ discrimination in football throughout our February Month of Action. Clubs interested in getting involved with the campaign will need to meet the following criteria: Designate a match day to Football v Homophobia … Read More

Festival Fortnight Events to Tackle LGBTI Exclusion in Football

41% of Scottish LGBTI participants say they feel attracted to, but excluded from football. New European research has shown that almost 1/3 of Scotland’s LGBTI respondents have refrained from a certain sport because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. The sport which respondents from Scotland most often refrained from was football (41%). Although football topped the board across EU … Read More