FIFA Officials Can't Even Agree On What Constitutes Homophobia at World Cup
July 03 2014 8:00 PM ET

FIFA Execs Can't Agree On What World Cup Homophobia Looks Like

Thom Senzee

Two of the top officials at soccer's world governing body see homophobic slurs at matches through vastly different lenses.

World Cup Players, Fans Urged to Stop the Slurs
June 17 2014 2:10 PM ET

World Cup Players, Fans Urged to Stop the Slurs

Annie Hollenbeck

Now that the World Cup is under way, the attitude on the field and in the stands must be addressed.

World Cup Shirts Highlight Soccer's Homophobic Atmosphere
April 18 2014 2:34 PM ET

World Cup Shirts Highlight Soccer's Homophobic Atmosphere

Michelle Garcia

The designer behind T-shirts using homophobic slurs regarding World Cup athletes says the shirts are not offensive.

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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