If you want to help stop homophobia in football, email your MP. Urge him / her to write to the Football Association, calling for a high-profile anti-homophobia advertising campaign targeted at football fans, and for the FA to encourage clubs to feature anti-homophobia messages on tickets, match programmes and stadium screens.
You can email your MP direct via this website: www.writetothem.com
The Peter Tatchell Foundation is supporting efforts to boot homophobia out of football. Our aim is to make the ‘beautiful game’ prejudice-free, so that it is welcoming and safe for gay fans and players.
Having helped push the Football Association to condemn homophobic abuse at matches and make it a disciplinary offence under the ground rules, we are planning an anti-homophobia advert / billboard and a DVD for distribution to schools and junior football clubs.
We are working with a wide range of organisations, including the Football Association, Kick It Out, Gay Football Supporters Network and the Justin Campaign.
The Peter Tatchell Foundation supports allied endeavours to eradicate racism, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and other religious sectarianism. We also endorse efforts to secure gender equality for women players, fans and officials.
We also back initiatives to break down sexism, racial prejudice and anti-LGBT attitudes in all sport.
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