The Gay Footballer's Podcast

The Gay Footballer's Podcast

By Adam McCabe
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.
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Lucy Rushton
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. This 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. Wether 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 the third full length episode, Adam interviewed Lucy Rushton from the United Kingdom. Lucy is the current Head of Technical Recruitment and Analysis at Atlanta United FC. She previously worked at Reading FC and Watford FC in analytics and recruitment. She is an incredible individual and I really think you guys will enjoy the interview.  To follow Lucy Rushton view the links below: Twitter: @lucyrushton12 To read stories previously written about Lucy follow the links below: The Sun: https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/7793430/atlanta-united-english-head-of-recruitment-lucy-rushton/ ESPN: http://www.espn.com/soccer/blog/espn-fc-united/68/post/3060620/lucy-rushton-q-and-a-the-role-of-analytics-in-the-construction-of-atlanta-united-fc Youtube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1wn_CgD-yg
51:21
April 6, 2019
Ryan Atkin
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. This 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. Wether 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 the second full length episode, Adam interviewed Ryan Atkin from the United Kingdom. In 2017, Ryan became the first openly gay referee in professional football in the United Kingdom. His journey has been well documented and Ryan has received many awards and recognition for his courage. To follow Ryan Atkin view the links below: Twitter: @ryantatkin Instagram: @ryantatkin Facebook: Ryan T Atkin To read stories previously written about Ryan follow the links below: Sky Sports: https://www.skysports.com/football/news/11095/11497552/professional-referee-ryan-atkin-says-lgbt-inclusion-should-become-everyday-life ESPN: http://www.espn.co.uk/football/english-league-championship/story/3176585/ryan-atkin-becomes-first-openly-gay-referee-in-england?device=featurephone The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/aug/10/ryan-atkin-first-openly-gay-professional-official-english-football-referee
1:02:36
March 18, 2019
Jon Holmes
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. This 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. Wether 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 the first full length episode, Adam had the chance to interview his friend, colleague and mentor Jon Holmes. Jon works as the Home Page Editor at Sky Sports Digital. He is extremely influential and current in all things LGBTQ surrounding sports. He is based in London, United Kingdom and Adam got to sit down for a conversation during his time as a speaker at the Just A Ball Game, Stronger Together, conference in February.  Jon is a talented editor, writer, and comes with a multitude of ideas into improving sport for everyone. To follow Jon and his work please follow the below links: Twitter: @jonboy79 & @sportsmedialgbt Sky Sports LGBT and Sport Inclusion Content: skysports.com/rainbowlaces Sports Media LGBT Network: https://sportsmedialgbt.com/ Make sure to subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you are listening from and give us a good review and rating! We are also on all social media platforms and you can follow us and give us a like at the links below: Instagram: @thegayfootballerspodcast Facebook: The Gay Footballer's Podcast Twitter: @tgfpod And last, if you want to get in touch for any reason, please shoot us an email at thegayfootballerspodcast@gmail.com Thanks for listening and looking forward to taking on this journey with you!
59:07
March 4, 2019
Welcome to The Gay Footballer's Podcast!
Hey guys!  Thanks for joining me and The Gay Footballer's Podcast. I am so excited to being this journey and appreciate you listening. This 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. Wether 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. This first episode is an introduction to the podcast and the host (Adam McCabe). Make sure to subscribe to the podcast on whatever platform you are listening from and give us a good review and rating! We are also on all social media platforms and you can follow us and give us a like at the links below: Instagram: @thegayfootballerspodcast Facebook: The Gay Footballer's Podcast Twitter: @tgfpod And last, if you want to get in touch for any reason, please shoot us an email at thegayfootballerspodcast@gmail.com Thanks for listening and looking forward to taking on this journey with you!
06:43
February 26, 2019
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