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.
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.
Rainbow Laces is an annual campaign promoting LGBT+ inclusion in sport - and Inverness Caledonian Thistle manager John Robertson is delighted to be among the clubs supporting it this afternoon.
Fin Annand has seen football take her across the world, but even though she spent years at college in America her story is still a positive one of support.
Kim Jappy spent 22 years in football before retiring last year, and for her it was always a chance to forget about illness, or falling out with her family. This is her story.
The holy grail around most discussions of LGBT+ in sport is that we don’t have an out footballer in the English Premier League. I think that would be a big step, but I don’t think that is the magical cure all for homophobia.