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Kick It Out’s Chris Paouros explains why LGBTQI visibility on the pitch is so important BY CHRIS PAOUROS, IMAGE BY @ENGLAND “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more you are a leader” – John Quincy Adams. And during a European Championship, the captain of the England team [….]

Football stars Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris welcome a baby girl

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“This is the best Valentine’s Day gift we’ve ever received!” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA TWITTER  US Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) sensations Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger welcomed a brand new member to their family on Valentine’s Day 😭♥️ Announcing the news online, the loved up athletes look overjoyed in their Instagram posts, which show [….]

CELEB: LGBTQI sports legends Megan Rapinoe and Billie Jean King stand up against anti-trans school sports ban

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“Every young person, and especially youth who are transgender, or intersex, should be able to participate fully in sport” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM In a massive step forward for support of transgender individuals in the sporting world, LGBTQI athletes such as U.S. football champion Megan Rapinoe and tennis icon Billie Jean King, as [….]

NEWS: Stonewall re-launch award-winning Rainbow Laces campaign for 2020

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Lace up for LGBTQI equality in sport and support this year’s Rainbow Laces campaign BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA STONEWALL Stonewall, the UK’s leading lesbian, gay, bi and trans equality charity, is today re-launching its award-winning Rainbow Laces campaign in partnership with TeamPride, for the fifth year. Since the campaign’s conception, the charity has sent [….]

SPORT: Annette Nelson and Chloe Morgan make the 2020 Football Black List

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An initiative celebrating the most influential Black people in the British game has honoured key LGBTQI figures BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Today, The Football Black List has honoured some of the most inspiring and successful people in British Football, and key LGBTQI figures such as Annette Nelson and Crystal Palace women’s goalkeeper Chloe Morgan have made [….]

CELEB: Nicola Adams clarifies she identifies as a lesbian

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“I’m lesbian not bi, just saying” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM Olympic boxer and Strictly Come Dancing contestant for 2020, Nicola Adams OBE has just come out as a lesbian after identifying as bisexual throughout her career.  It was just last week that Nicola hit the headlines with the news that she would be [….]

NEWS: Olympian Nicola Adams to star as one half of Strictly’s first same-sex couple

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A ground-breaking step for LGBTQI representation on our screens for this year’s Strictly Come Dancing BY DIVA STAFF The former boxer and Olympic gold medallist Nicola Adams will appear in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing, alongside other stars such as Clara Amfo, Ranvir Singh, and Max George. In a series first, Nicola Adams will compete [….]