Countering ignorance: the urgent need to combat homophobia in English football

Tweet With a growing lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans population in wider society, it is hard to believe that the nation’s most followed sport still discriminates against the LGBT+ community. For starters, the fact that there are no openly gay players in the top four leagues of modern English football is bewildering, with many describing the environment as unwelcoming for any LGBT+ professionals thinking of revealing their sexuality. Furthermore, homophobia is still a prominent issue that many LGBT+ fans still have to face on a weekly basis. According to a…

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