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The Gay Footballer's Podcast is a podcast with the goal to spread the awareness of LGBTQ and ally representation in sports. With the main focus being on football, but also exploring other sports and personalities, each episode will consist of a 30 to 45 minute interview with an individual making an impact in their sporting discipline. Whether a current or former athlete, a member of an organizations front office, or even a sports journalist, each interview will help under cover the challenges, opportunities, and success LGBTQ individuals and allies face in their discipline within sport. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tgfootballerspodcast/support

The Gay Footballer's Podcast Adam McCabe

    • Sports
    • 5.0, 2 Ratings

The Gay Footballer's Podcast is a podcast with the goal to spread the awareness of LGBTQ and ally representation in sports. With the main focus being on football, but also exploring other sports and personalities, each episode will consist of a 30 to 45 minute interview with an individual making an impact in their sporting discipline. Whether a current or former athlete, a member of an organizations front office, or even a sports journalist, each interview will help under cover the challenges, opportunities, and success LGBTQ individuals and allies face in their discipline within sport. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tgfootballerspodcast/support

    Lucy Clark

    Lucy Clark

    Hey guys!

    Thanks for joining me and The Gay Footballer's Podcast.

    If this is you first time to the podcast, welcome! If you are returning, I appreciate your commitment to the podcast.

    The goal of The Gay Footballer's Podcast is to spread the awareness of LGBTQ and ally representation in sports. With the main focus being on football, but also exploring other sports and personalities, each episode will consist of a 30 to 45 minute interview with an individual making an impact in their sporting discipline. Whether a current or former athlete, a member of an organizations front office, or even a sports journalist, each interview will help under cover the challenges, opportunities, and success LGBTQ individuals and allies face in their discipline within sports.

    For this weeks episode, Adam had the opportunity to chat with Lucy Clark a football referee from the United Kingdom. Lucy broke world headlines in 2018 as she came out as the first openly transgender referee in the world. We were both apart of the #STRONGERTOGETHER event at Wembley Stadium and both spoke on different panels. Luckily I was able to grab her and her wife for an amazing interview at the conference!

    If you would like to follow Lucy Clark, please use the links below:

    Twitter: @lucyclarkref

    Twitter:@transradiouk


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    • 50 min
    Kat Craig

    Kat Craig

    Hey guys!

    Thanks for joining me and The Gay Footballer's Podcast.

    If this is you first time to the podcast, welcome! If you are returning, I appreciate your commitment to the podcast.

    The goal of The Gay Footballer's Podcast is to spread the awareness of LGBTQ and ally representation in sports. With the main focus being on football, but also exploring other sports and personalities, each episode will consist of a 30 to 45 minute interview with an individual making an impact in their sporting discipline. Whether a current or former athlete, a member of an organizations front office, or even a sports journalist, each interview will help under cover the challenges, opportunities, and success LGBTQ individuals and allies face in their discipline within sports.

    For this weeks episode, Adam had the opportunity to chat with Kat Craig, the CEO of Athlead. Athlead is a not-for-profit consultancy group helping professional athletes use their platform to improve the lives of others. Kat is a friend of Adam's and is involved with some incredible initiatives and projects to help others. She has helped Adam start this very podcast and with other projects he has been involved in. This is a great interview for listeners to learn about Athlead and everything they do!

    If you would like to follow Athlead, please use the links below:



    Website: http://www.athleaduk.com/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/athlead_uk?lang=en


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    • 43 min
    Funke Awoderu

    Funke Awoderu

    Hey guys!

    Thanks for joining me and The Gay Footballer's Podcast.

    If this is you first time to the podcast, welcome! If you are returning, I appreciate your commitment to the podcast.

    The goal of The Gay Footballer's Podcast is to spread the awareness of LGBTQ and ally representation in sports. With the main focus being on football, but also exploring other sports and personalities, each episode will consist of a 30 to 45 minute interview with an individual making an impact in their sporting discipline. Whether a current or former athlete, a member of an organizations front office, or even a sports journalist, each interview will help under cover the challenges, opportunities, and success LGBTQ individuals and allies face in their discipline within sports.

    For this weeks episode, Adam had the opportunity to chat with Funke Awoderu, the Senior Inclusion & Diversity Manager for the English FA. 

    In the interview, Adam and Funke discuss the different programs in English football geared towards fighting homophobia, transphobia and racism.  They discuss Funke's role and how the landscape of football is changing in the United Kingdom and worldwide. This interview between Adam and Funke was recorded at the #STRONGERTOGETHER event at Wembley Stadium this past February.

    To follow Funke Awoderu follow the link below:

    Twitter: @FAwoderu


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    • 42 min
    Luke Tuffs

    Luke Tuffs

    Hey guys!

    Thanks for joining me and The Gay Footballer's Podcast.

    If this is you first time to the podcast, welcome! If you are returning, I appreciate your commitment to the podcast.

    The goal of The Gay Footballer's Podcast is to spread the awareness of LGBTQ and ally representation in sports. With the main focus being on football, but also exploring other sports and personalities, each episode will consist of a 30 to 45 minute interview with an individual making an impact in their sporting discipline. Whether a current or former athlete, a member of an organizations front office, or even a sports journalist, each interview will help under cover the challenges, opportunities, and success LGBTQ individuals and allies face in their discipline within sports.

    For this weeks episode, Adam had the opportunity to chat with Luke Tuffs, an openly gay soccer coach out of the United Kingdom blazing a trail with Knaphill FC. He is the only openly gay coach at this level of football in the United Kingdom.

    In the interview, Adam and Luke discuss football in the United States versus the United Kingdom, about Luke's club (former) and his thoughts about banter in the locker room. This is a fiery, passionate interview between Adam and Luke who were both panelist at the #STRONGERTOGETHER event at Wembley Stadium this past February.

    To follow Luke Tuffs and Knaphill FC follow the links below:

    Twitter: @luketuffs

    Instagram:@coachluket

    Twitter: @knaphillfc

    Instagram: @knaphill_fc






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    • 39 min
    Kyle Krieger

    Kyle Krieger

    Hey guys!

    Thanks for joining me and The Gay Footballer's Podcast.

    If this is you first time to the podcast, welcome! If you are returning, I appreciate your commitment to the podcast.

    The goal of The Gay Footballer's Podcast is to spread the awareness of LGBTQ and ally representation in sports. With the main focus being on football, but also exploring other sports and personalities, each episode will consist of a 30 to 45 minute interview with an individual making an impact in their sporting discipline. Whether a current or former athlete, a member of an organizations front office, or even a sports journalist, each interview will help under cover the challenges, opportunities, and success LGBTQ individuals and allies face in their discipline within sports.

    For this weeks episode, Adam had the opportunity to chat with Kyle Krieger, brother to USWNT soccer player Ali Krieger.  Many of you may know Kyle from his huge following on social media. Kyle became big from doing male grooming tutorial videos on Youtube and has expanded his creativity into the photography and videography space.

    In the interview, Adam learns about Kyle's love for soccer and his relationship with his sister growing up to today. They speak a lot about her accomplishments and what is like being a supporting brother to a World Cup Winner and Olympic Champion. Throughout the podcast, listeners will get to learn more about Kyle, his thoughts on the USWNT and have some laughs along the way!



    To follow Kyle Krieger follow the links below:

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/kylekrieger

    Instagram: @kylekrieger

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kylejkrieger/

    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPvNhOz1M7BegnrUAZFrvPw


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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Patrick Aviles

    Patrick Aviles

    Hey guys!

    Thanks for joining me and The Gay Footballer's Podcast.

    If this is you first time to the podcast, welcome! If you are returning, I appreciate your commitment to the podcast.

    The goal of The Gay Footballer's Podcast is to spread the awareness of LGBTQ and ally representation in sports. With the main focus being on football, but also exploring other sports and personalities, each episode will consist of a 30 to 45 minute interview with an individual making an impact in their sporting discipline. Whether a current or former athlete, a member of an organizations front office, or even a sports journalist, each interview will help under cover the challenges, opportunities, and success LGBTQ individuals and allies face in their discipline within sports.

    For this weeks episode, Adam had the opportunity to chat with Patrick Aviles, the Manager of Marketing and Supporter Relations for Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC). Adam was able to meet with Patrick at the Banc of California stadium and experience everything LAFC. Patrick and Adam have a great conversation about Patrick's role with the club, how LAFC has a different relationship with its supporters than other clubs and learn more about Pride Republic - the LGBTQ supporters group for LAFC.



    If you would like to follow Pride Republic or Patrick Aviles follow the links below:



    Patrick Aviles:

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pat.aviles

    Instagram: @lafcpat



    LA Pride Republic:

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PrideRepublic/

    Twitter: @LAFCPrideRepub

    Instagram: @lafcpriderepublic


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    • 38 min

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