Here are some of the lez/bi athletes we’ll be cheering on/crushing on at the Tokyo Olympics

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Meet the women who’ll be making Tokyo a little more 🌈 this summer… BY ELLA DEREGOWSKA Seeing role models play your sport can make all the difference for young athletes or fans. With the much-awaited Tokyo Olympics right around the corner, and more LGBTQIA+ competitors than ever (a whopping 142, according to OutSports) it’s time [….]

Lianne Sanderson is taking women’s football to exciting new heights

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“Having proper representation will really start to challenge that inequality” BY DIVA STAFF, IMAGE VIA ICM STELLAR SPORTS / TWITTER Football icon, TV pundit and DIVA Award winner Lianne Sanderson has announced that she is embarking on a groundbreaking new role. The gig? Overseeing the football section of ICM Stellar Sports Elite Women’s Sports division. [….]

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 [….]

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 [….]

Get your kicks: Women’s football is on the up

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“Diversity and inclusivity are at the forefront of women’s football” BY MEGAN EVANS. IMAGES MEG EVANS, NAZ AHMED AND HOLLY DOWNING. A record-breaking crowd of 77,768 people witnessed the England women’s football team (#TheLionesses) take on Germany at Wembley Stadium recently. Unfortunately, England suffered a 2-1 defeat as Germany just managed to sneak one over [….]

Four times Megan Rapinoe made us proud

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We ❤️ the football star who speaks out for equality WORDS BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK, IMAGE BY JAMIE SMED PHOTOGRAPHY VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS This year, the American football player helped win the FIFA Women’s World Cup – again. As Megan is internationally known for her activism and no bullshit attitude, here are four smashing [….]

Why Megan Rapinoe is our *fave* this World Cup

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Her response to a potential invitation to the White House? Pure gold. BY RACHEL BADHAM. IMAGE JAMIE SMED. Captain of the US women’s football team (and queer dreamboat) Megan Rapinoe, has caused a stir by saying that she wouldn’t be going to the, and we quote, “fucking White House,” even if her team won the [….]