The Court of Arbitration for Sport has cancelled several fines imposed by FIFA on the Mexican Football Federation. The fines were issued for homophobic chants from fans at World Cup Qualifying matches in 2015 and 2016.
We hope that issues of inclusion and diversity are at the forefront of the conversation in the months leading up to the US Soccer Federation elections early next year. We’ve reached out to the candidates with one question about their presidency. Kyle Martino was the first to respond.
Playing for Pride founder Austin da Luz has been named the 2017 NASL Humanitarian of the Year.
With another international break just around the corner, FIFA has released their list of fines for World Cup Qualifiers in late August and early September.
As Mexico gears up for the penultimate weekend of World Cup Qualifying, its Federation has a new plan to combat homophobic language in chants from fans. If fans chant “Mexico” on opposing goal kicks,...
Tigres UANL has promised to donate money to charity every time fans chant their team name on goal kicks instead of using homophobic language. Making the announcement via Twitter, the club has vowed to...
United Soccer Coaches have announced the launch of a new LGBT-supportive initiative. It includes their first Play With Pride Week from September 18-24.
With a new season days away, Liga MX promised harsh sanctions specifically targeting the “puto” chant prevalent in their stadiums.
FIFA has made cracking down on homophobic chants a priority at the 2017 Confederations Cup, and their actions for the most part seem to be working.
With two Confederations Cup participants racking up the fines for homophobic chants from fans, FIFA is allowing referees to stop matches for fan behavior.