Category: Issues

Charlotte Eagles: Proud to Discriminate

With North Carolina at the center of the battle for LGBT rights, Britain’s The Guardian newspaper has profiled PDL’s Charlotte Eagles as an “evangelical soccer team” that doesn’t allow fouling, diving, or gay players.

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Mexico Appeals FIFA Homophobia Fine

Last week FIFA issued nearly $150,000 in fines to soccer federations for fans’ homophobic chants, and Mexico is now appealing the judgment against them.

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FIFA Levels Homophobia Fines

After brushing off fans’ chants at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, FIFA has levied fines against a number of countries for homophobia at several 2018 World Cup Qualifiers.

You Can Play Celebrates Soccer

World Cup break is over! And first up we want to share the You Can Play Project’s latest video, celebrating the world’s sport this World Cup season.