PANEL SESSION - ‘PROGRESS & CHALLENGES IN FIGHTING HOMOPHOBIA IN FOOTBALL’
Updated: Nov 6, 2020
On 15th October 2020, the Royal Belgian Football Association (KBVB/URBSFA) hosted the third and final transnational network meeting of OUT!, a Football Supporters Europe-led (FSE) initiative aimed at tackling homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia in football.
This video includes the main panel session, ‘Progress and Challenges in Fighting Homophobia in Football’. The panel consisted of four professionals from different backgrounds: Matthias De Roover, an amateur football player, KBVB/URBSFA ambassador, and Mister Gay Belgium 2019; Di Cunningham, the founder of Proud Canaries, co-founder of Three Lions Pride, and a director on the board of the Norfolk County F.A.; Sarah Gregorius, a former player who won a hundred caps for New Zealand, and is currently a policy & strategy officer at FIFPro; and Claudia Krobitzsch, the Diversity Manager at the Deutscher Fußball-Bund (DFB).
OUT! is co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union and supported by UEFA, QFF, and FIFPro.