Homophobia in Sport

Written by on 14th December 2022

Please be aware that this episode contains some use of homophobic language, specifically use of the word “puff”, at approx. 9 minutes 35 seconds. Listener discretion is advised.

Homophobia in football has been a talking point for years, but with the World Cup playing in Qatar the issue has never been more relevant. We will be discussing this today, including the reactions from FIFA and the fans, featuring interviews with SAFC fan Chris, and freelance BBC journalist Tommy Stewart.

The Team:

  • Josh Edwards
  • Lewis McGarry
  • Rob Rush

With teaching supervision by Richard Berry, Jay Sykes, and Jenny Wotherspoon, and proof-listened by Tyler Selby.

A Spark Sunderland podcast, produced at the University of Sunderland.

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