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Jon Holmes is an editor at Outsports, based in London U.K. He is the founder and lead of Sports Media LGBT+, an industry network, advocacy and consultancy group. In Britain, he is also a committee member for the Sports Journalists’ Association, the Football Writers’ Association, and InterMedia UK, and a director of Racing Pride, the LGBTQ+ inclusion in motorsport CIC. Jon has over 20 years of professional experience in writing, sub-editing and managing sports content for digital platforms. He was also part of the team that delivered Pride House Birmingham at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Previously, he worked full-time at Sky Sports where he co-ordinated and produced content relating to the organisation's support of Stonewall's award-winning Rainbow Laces campaign.

Clumsy cartoon ‘joke’ shows how men’s cycling is on wrong track, says gay rider

Organizers of Belgium’s E3 Saxo Classic apologized for a cartoon that some called homophobic. UCI-ranked Josh Jones says the sport is "thoughtless" on LGBTQ inclusion.

Why is this pro soccer player talking about ‘gay business’ in a bizarre leaked video?

In what appears to be a strange initiation, new Gillingham FC transfer signing Remeao Hutton makes some wild promises. Hazing hasn’t gone away.

Pro rugby player Nick McCarthy got advice on coming out as gay from NFL’s Carl Nassib

McCarthy is now about to embark on his first season of Major League Rugby with Chicago Hounds.

FIFA sending ‘dangerous message’ to young gay soccer players, says Robbie Rogers

The former USMNT international is frustrated to see major football tournaments being given to nations that refuse to "embrace that the world looks different".

Jordan Henderson’s Saudi shambles is a lesson to LGBTQ people in sports — it’s our fight

The soccer star was feted for speaking up in support of gay and trans people, then pilloried for abandoning his principles. Now he’s left Saudi, reportedly without pay.

Spain soccer legend Jenni Hermoso speaks publicly about her sexuality for the first time

Hermoso says she felt talking about being gay was "always taboo" as she opens up on Spanish TV show "Planeta Calleja".

Israel Folau’s homophobia ‘scared’ gay staff and unsettled players at Rugby Australia

Former CEO Raelene Castle says the firing of Folau in 2019 was ‘a perfect storm.’

Tributes paid to former Australia soccer player Stephen Laybutt, who has died aged 46

Football Australia "deeply saddened" to learn of death of Laybutt, who came out as gay after playing for his country and generously made a life-saving kidney donation.

Qatar’s ongoing abuse of LGBTQ people highlighted as soccer’s Asian Cup kicks off

New Human Rights Watch report mentions risks faced by gay and trans Qataris; half of competing nations in Asian Cup still criminalize same-sex conduct.

Barcelona warn fans over Saudi Arabia’s anti-gay laws ahead of Supercopa

The Spanish club included a warning about ‘severe penalties’ for same-sex relations, and pro-LGBTQ social media posts, to fans going to Riyadh.