A controversial anti-gay bill was vetoed by Arizona governor Jan Brewer only hours after pressure from American sports leagues.
West Bromwich Albion have suspended Nicolas Anelka after the Frenchman was banned for five matches by the Football Association and fined €98,600 for the quenelle gesture.
Howell was the first Romani footballer and the first Romani international, playing his first game for England in March 1895 and scoring in a 9-0 defeat over Ireland.
A number of adversities, including venue cancellations and a bomb threat, have put at risk Russia’s first openLGBT athletic competition, held between 26 February – 2 March.
The protocol, which came into force yesterday on 25 February, is applicable to all leagues and tournaments of the Mexican professional football.
Borussia Dortmund have banned a supporter from their stadium until 2020 for shouting “Sieg Heil” at a match against Hamburg SV.
MWSF’s Futsal Festival seeks to celebrate diversity and understanding by bringing together women of different ages, abilities, faiths and cultural backgrounds.
Two Spanish LGBT networks are calling on the country’s government to implement new measures that challenge homophobia and promote equality in sport
US basketball player Jason Collins has become the first NBA gay athlete to actively compete in a major American professional sports team and league.
A range of educational resources have been launched by FURD to coincide with the 125th Anniversary of Arthur Wharton signing for a club in 1889, with which he became world’s first black professional player.
The exhibition tells the stories and contributions made by players of ethnic minority backgrounds to the country’s football and raises awareness of discrimination.
In a week, four players have been subjected to monkey chants in games of the Mexican first division Liga MX
For decades, women’s football was banned in Brazil. Now ex-drug traffickers are tackling prejudice in the game by training future soccer stars from the favelas.
Cruzeiro midfielder Tinga tells the world “I would rather win the fight against prejudice than any title” after he was subjected to racism during a Libertadores match
The Football Association backed tournament will raise awareness of prejudice and discrimination against the LGBT community.
Deportivo Quito, an Ecuadorian Serie A football club, invited the former international Thuram to give a lecture to the players on racism in football.
Fare is collecting donations to support the first LGBT Russian Open Games that will take place in Moscow, between 26 February and the 2 March 2014.
The following incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia have been reported to Fare during December 2013.
An American college footballer, who is a potential top prospect in the NFL upcoming draft, could become the league’s first openly gay player.
An Italian team formed of African asylum seekers is dreaming of glory as the team is on track to advance to the next division in its first season.
The first “Football State Pride Tournament” will celebrate diversity in Tel-Aviv, Israel, on 13 February, as part of the Football v Homophobia month of action.
The England women’s captain Casey Stoney has spoken publicly about being gay for the first time.
UEFA has announced the creation of a new project that will help develop the potential of women in football across its 54 member associations.
An Argentinian initiative to tackle discrimination in football grounds was launched at the country’s Superclásico played last weekend.
Tottenham Hotspur have announced the formation of its first LGBT fan group as part of its support for the Football v Homophobia month of action.
The book is a collection of experiences from women active in football programmes and teams across the world that use the sport for social change.
The idea of the campaign is to challenge homophobic behaviour while welcoming more lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) people to football.
The workshop will raise awareness of the significance of gender and sexuality in sports reporting in the frame of the LGBT month of action.