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Prominence of LGBT+ figures offers example for others to follow

As The Student focuses on and celebrates the LGBT+ community this week, we take a look at some famous LGBT+ sportspeople and recognise the issues that still remain in the…

Sport can still learn from the tragedy of Justin Fashanu

In 1981, Justin Fashanu became the first ever black football player to be sold for over £1 million when he transferred from Norwich to Nottingham Forest. His fame and status…

Education pivotal to addressing homophobia in football

Content warning: Homophobia, Suicide ‘It would be impossible for a gay Premier League player to come out’. Those were the condemning words from the new chairman of the Football Association,…