This is a repeating eventMarch 23, 2021 12:00 am
Football v Transphobia week ends on 31st March & encompasses Transgender Day of Visibility Transgender (trans) people have long been part of football. Across the leagues trans
Football v Transphobia week ends on 31st March & encompasses Transgender Day of Visibility
Transgender (trans) people have long been part of football. Across the leagues trans fans have been supporting their clubs for many years and on pitches up and down the country, trans people have been playing the game they love.
In 2015 the FA updated their policy on trans people in football to make it easier and fairer for trans people to participate in the game. The FA believes that ‘gender identity should not be a barrier to participation in football’.
Nor do we.
Lucy Clark, a Non-League referee who is trans talked to the papers about her transition. She told the press “I have kept this secret hidden away most of my life. Now is the time to be ME”.
We believe that football is at its best when people can bring their whole selves to the game, which is why we’ve launched the Football v Transphobia week of action in March. We’re standing up for transgender people in the beautiful game. Will you?
March 23 (Monday) - 30 (Monday)
Pride SportsPride Sports was founded in 2006 and was the first, and still one of only three organisations in the UK working solely to challenge homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in sport and improve access to sport for LGBT+ people.