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March 11, 2013


Footballer in gay magazine: it’s time to tackle the last taboo
West Ham United winger Matt Jarvis appears on cover of Attitude and says gay footballers should feel able to come out.


Robbie Rogers (Wikipedia)

Robbie Rogers: Ex-Leeds United and USA winger reveals he is gay
United States and ex-Leeds United winger Robbie Rogers says he is ‘’stepping away’’ from football after announcing he is gay.

U.S. Players Rally Behind Robbie Rogers on Twitter
Some of Rogers’ teammates showed their support via Twitter. (Continue the support by tweeting @robbierogers .)

Sounders FC Supports Robbie Rogers (video)
Members of Sounders FC send their words of support and admiration to Robbie Rogers.

FA offers support to Robbie
The Football Association has offered its full support to former Leeds United Winger Robbie Rogers after he came out as gay

Football v Homophobia toolkit backed by West Ham and England manager 
The Football v Homophobia campaign has sent a toolkit to clubs guiding them in how to combat homophobia and reach out to LGBT fans and players, in a move backed by the England manager and West Ham team.

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