Seen & Heard: “I find it really powerful when people see my story and my experience as something that has helped them.”

Seen & Heard is a podcast series hosted by Pride of the Terraces, created in association with LEAP Sports Scotland, Scottish Women in Sport and Scottish Disability Sport. Across the five episodes a variety of topics are discussed, from accessibility of sport in the first instance right through to the impact of global events like …

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Adam Crafton: “If you’re not emotionally engaged and invested, I don’t know if you should really be doing it.”

There are not many journalists out there who have written such unique articles at the intersection of LGBTQIA+ and sport as Adam Crafton. The Athletic's writer has popped up several times over the last couple of years with in-depth features, including pieces on the life – not the death – of Justin Fashanu, what it's …

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Alex Kay-Jelski: “Who I’m married to, who I’m in a relationship with, who I’m attracted to didn’t affect my ability to do the job and it was never going to.”

There are not too many people that can legitimately claim to have been the first to do something – but Alex Kay-Jelski does not set any real store in his place in history. Currently the editor-in-chief at The Athletic, Key-Jelski started his career at the Daily Mail where he eventually became the first out gay …

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Jack Murley: “I get to speak to amazing sportspeople, and that isn’t anything I’m going to wish away in a hurry.”

How can we expect elite athletes to be open and honest about who they are when the people telling their stories are not doing the same? When looking at LGBT+ in sport, the media has such a crucial role to play, and Jack Murley is one broadcaster who is doing all he can to promote LGBT+ sportspeople.