Part two of my chat with rugby commentator Nick Heath, this time looking at his journey into broadcasting; the lessons that he learned from friends, mentors and listening back to himself; and the iconic voices and moments he still cherishes.
Nick Heath is an established voice in rugby broadcasting, having worked on World Cups, Six Nations and Premiership matches. But in lockdown, he has gone viral through his Life Commentaries and pub quizzes as well as putting plans together to continue his Cue Commentator podcast.
In January, professional ice hockey player Zach Sullivan made headlined when he became the first UK player to come out. Since then his life has been a whirlwind of media interest off the ice, which has been quite the adjustment for someone who used to hate doing interviews. Here he talks about coming out in the public eye, what he hoped to achieve by going public and how struggling with his sexuality affected him for over a decade.
Bay Area broadcaster Charles Wollin fills a multitude of roles on and off the soccer pitch, which has fuelled his passion for inclusion across the entire LGBT+ spectrum, and has seen first hand how high-profile coming outs can have an impact.
Laura Montgomery is one of the co-founders of Glasgow City, the dominant side of women's football in Scotland. She rose from not being allowed to play as a child, to forming her own club, playing for and captaining them, and watching on as the club went from strength to strength domestically and in Europe.
This weekend the Elite Ice Hockey League are holding their first ever Pride Weekend, with teams up and down the country taking to the ice in rainbow colours and specially designed pucks being used in matches. All 10 of the sides in the division are hosting at least one Pride match, with the first taking …
Jade Konkel has been leading the way for professional women's rugby in Scotland, and she has come a long way from not knowing all the rules of the game on her international debut against England.
Sometimes the people I interview say too many good things for me to use it all in the interview pieces, so here I've gathered some of that extra stuff into one article in a general look at homophobia in sport.
American football is a sport with one of the most masculine perceptions imaginable - but that doesn't mean it is impossible for LGBT+ to take part, as Highland Wildcats player Kai Forrest is proving.
John Dickinson-Lilley became the UK's premier blind skier before his retirement, but that was at times in spite of comments from his fellow competitors about his sexuality.