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Football v Homophobia

February 21, 2012

As many of you probably know, we a currently in Football v Homophobia week, which runs from February 18-26.  The main website for this event can be found here where you can find all kinds of information, a shop, and ideas for how to support the event.

In addition, they also have gotten many professional clubs to get involved with Football v Homophobia, with the official list of now being:

  • Arsenal
  • Aston Villa
  • Fulham
  • Liverpool
  • Newcastle United
  • Norwich City
  • Brighton & Hove Albion
  • Derby County
  • Ipswich Town
  • Millwall
  • Huddersfield Town
  • MK Dons
  • Wycombe Wanderers
  • Exeter City
  • Gillingham
  • Port Vale
  • Hyde FC

They also have plenty of information for fans to use to help get their favorite club to support equality, which can be found here.

There are also many planned events for local football fans (all events are in England).

February 21
LGBT Panel Event at Nottingham Trent University
Hosted by Nottingham Ball Bois, this discussion event on Tuesday February 21st will see a number of highly-respected figures, including Nottingham Forest Chairman Frank Clark, Notts County defender Sam Sodje, and The Justin Campaign Director Megan Worthing-Davies all speak.
More info here.

February 24
The K College in Tonbridge will be holding the inaugural Justin Campaign Virtual League, to be played on Fifa 12 on the XBox.

February 25
Nottingham City Homes LGBT Employee Forum is hosting an event which will focus on the relationship between sport and the LGBT community. The event takes place at the Tenant Resource Centre, 14 Hounds Gate, Nottingham. (11am – 3pm)

February 26
Starting on the 26th of February, Liverpool Pride will be hosting three five-a-side tournaments for FvH. The other dates are 4th Mar and 25th Mar. More info here.

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