Sports are one of the last bastions of homophobia : can that (ever) change?

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  It’s hard to grasp …… even for a non-sports fan like me …. that when English soccer player Jake Daniels decided to come out at the start of his professional career, he instantly became the only player in the English football leagues to come out as gay.  What was more shocking is that he … Continue reading

The late gay Brit footballer JUSTIN FASHANU is finally honored (by the FA who failed to support him when he was alive)

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  In the UK in the 1980’s the Fashanu Brothers were the golden boys of British soccer and JUSTIN FASHANU would go on to be the first black player to command a £1 million transfer fee.  However it was his younger brother JOHN that became the media darling, whilst Justin’s life was the subject of much nasty tabloid coverage … Continue reading

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