David Kopay played as a running back in the NFL. NDR television, article and programme Retrieved 13 September The Trabzon Board of Referees and the Turkish Football Association decided that he was not eligible for the role as he was previously excused from the military service for being homosexual. World's first gay rugby club turns
He added that he does not believe homosexuality inhibits the talents of the players and that everyone should be free to live their personal lives the way that they want to.
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Norwich goalkeeper says gay players would be backed". He came out to friends and family inand in publicly spoke to the media about his homosexuality and the difficulties that gay footballers experience. Many NFL players have confessed being gay football players after retirement. Retrieved 9 June Retrieved 8 January
Giroud has been involved in campaigns while at former clubs Arsenal and at Montpellier, where he appeared on the front cover of gay magazine Tetu, to raise awareness of the issues LGBT people face. It was renamed Volksparkjunxx in Football is tackling homophobia". The players may not be gay, but the sports figures caught in these pictures had no idea that their split-second play on the football field, basketball court, hockey rink, golf course, baseball field, wrestling ring, and more, would lead to hilarious results. But then I would tell him to find something else to do. Blue Pride was founded in