Op-ed: Why FIFA Needs to Move the World Cup
February 28 2014 6:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Why FIFA Needs to Move the World Cup

James Lavin

With ample time, the organization that governs a different international sporting event — World Cup soccer — can ditch Russia and Qatar for more inclusive host countries.

PHOTOS: Soccer Fans Take a Stand for LGBT Nigerians
January 20 2014 1:55 PM ET

PHOTOS: Soccer Fans Take a Stand for LGBT Nigerians

Sunnivie Brydum

Several soccer fans waved pro-LGBT banners and rainbow flags at a match between the Nigerian and South African national teams on Sunday.

U.K. Semipro Footballer Liam Davis Comes Out
January 14 2014 5:46 PM ET

U.K. Semipro Footballer Liam Davis Comes Out

Sunnivie Brydum

The Gainsborough Trinity midfielder came out as gay in an interview published Saturday in the Lincolnshire Echo.

With Rainbow Laces, U.K. Soccer Stars to Stand 'Right Behind Gay Footballers'
September 19 2013 6:36 PM ET

With Rainbow Laces, U.K. Soccer Stars to Stand 'Right Behind Gay Footballers'

Sunnivie Brydum

U.K. advocacy group Stonewall launched its new campaign to fight homophobia in sports, called 'Right Behind Gay Footballers.'

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