“People used to come from society to the workplace and had to hide who they were. Increasingly they now feel safer in the workplace than they do in society,” says Gareth Thomas

If someone was ever in a good position to discuss toxic masculinity and how it can affect every aspect of your life, including work, it must be Gareth(...)

‘Forbidden Games’ tells the story of Justin Fashanu, Britain’s first openly gay footballer. Photograph: Bob Thomas/Getty

The story of Justin Fashanu – the world’s first £1m black footballer and Britain’s first openly gay footballer, who killed himself aged 37 in 1998 – m(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill during a press conference  in Abbotstown, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The chairman of Ireland’s only all-male gay soccer team has described a joke made by Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill in Cork last Wednesday(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill said that criticism he received had been justified. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Martin O’Neill has described the joke he made in front of a large audience at the Cork Opera House last Wednesday night about not wanting people to th(...)

Thomas Hitzlsperger  has become one of the few high profile sportsmen, and the first well-known German footballer, to publicly reveal that he is gay. Photograph: Ina Fassbender/Reuters.

Retired German footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger, dubbed Der Hammer, has earned widespread praise after becoming Germany’s first professional footballer (...)