When Foxes Pride met LCFC’s Academy

During February 2022 half-term in Leicestershire, our chair Graeme Smith and Foxes Pride member Mags Keatman spent time with some of Leicester City Football Club’s U18 players. This was part of LCFC Academy’s diversity programme to raise awareness about LGBT+ issues and to highlight the importance of being an ally. The Academy players learnt whatContinue reading “When Foxes Pride met LCFC’s Academy”

When Foxes Pride met with Brendan Rodgers and LCFC senior players

During the early months of the 2021/2022 season, Foxes Pride had a unique opportunity to have discussions with Brendan Rodgers and five of LCFC’s senior players about LGBT+ issues and the need to improve inclusion in football. Some committee members of Foxes Pride, including their Chair Graeme Smith, shared insight into what it’s like toContinue reading “When Foxes Pride met with Brendan Rodgers and LCFC senior players”

When LCFC and Foxes Pride did FvH 2022!

On Sunday 13th February 2022, the Football v Homophobia fixture at the King Power stadium was Leicester City v West Ham United. Foxes Pride set up a stall in the Fanstore before the fixture to meet supporters and raise awareness of Foxes Pride and the Football v Homophobia campaign. The team was photographed with FoxesContinue reading “When LCFC and Foxes Pride did FvH 2022!”

FvH 2022 awards – nominations for both LCFC and Foxes Pride!

We are beyond delighted to be nominated for the Football v Homophobia’s Supporters Group award alongside our friends from Proud Lilywhites and Proud Baggies. And we are equally delighted that Leicester City Football Club has also been nominated in the Professional Club category. LCFC has been committed to supporting the LGBTQ community across their supportersContinue reading “FvH 2022 awards – nominations for both LCFC and Foxes Pride!”

Rainbow Laces 2020 – Schmeichel’s signed captain’s armband

We were delighted and honoured that LCFC’s Kasper Schmeichel signed and donated a rainbow’s captain armband to Foxes Pride. Thank you – what an amazing gesture. We were delighted and honoured that LCFC’s Kasper Schmeichel signed and donated a rainbow’s captain armband to Foxes Pride. Thank you – what an amazing gesture. The story ofContinue reading “Rainbow Laces 2020 – Schmeichel’s signed captain’s armband”

FvH 2021 – when LCFC featured Lee from Foxes Pride

Leicester City Football Club has well and truly hit the back of the net with their articles throughout February 2021 to mark LGBT+ History Month and Football v Homophobia. This latest article featured another one of our own, Lee Lester, a Foxes Pride member. Lee shares his personal story about his experience of being trans,Continue reading “FvH 2021 – when LCFC featured Lee from Foxes Pride”

FvH 2021 – when LCFC featured Carol and Fiona from Foxes Pride

Leicester City Football Club posted another article in their series to mark LGBT+ History Month and Football v Homophobia in February 2021. This one is a great read featuring Foxes Pride members Carol Ward and Fiona Barber. Fiona and Carol share their personal story as Leicester City fans, and give their advice about coming out:Continue reading “FvH 2021 – when LCFC featured Carol and Fiona from Foxes Pride”

FvH 2021 – when LCFC featured Paul and Foxes Pride

Continuing the amazing efforts of Leicester City Football Club to mark LGBT+ History Month in February 2021, they published an article featuring Foxes Pride member Paul Malley where he shared his personal story of being gay and liking football: with the view that hopefully is obvious to say, that there’s nothing wrong with being gayContinue reading “FvH 2021 – when LCFC featured Paul and Foxes Pride”

FvH 2021 – LCFC’s Sophie Howard on being an ally

To mark LGBT+ History Month in February 2021, Leicester City Football Club published an article featuring LCFC Women defender Sophie Howard. She discussed the importance of being an ally to the LGBT+ community. It’s another great read, so please go give LCFC’s article a read, the link to the article can be found here. SophieContinue reading “FvH 2021 – LCFC’s Sophie Howard on being an ally”