Dr. Jillian T. Weiss

FIFA Investigates Homophobia in Women's Soccer

Filed By Dr. Jillian T. Weiss | September 12, 2011 7:30 AM | comments

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"By launching an immediate probe into Coach Uche's homophobic statements, the international governing body of soccer is sending a clear and important message: homophobia has no place in football, on or off the field."

--Andre Banks, All Out co-founder, applauding the investigation by Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the world soccer governing body, of the Nigerian coach, who bragged to the New York Times in the lead up to the Women's World Cup games of purging players "suspected of lesbianism".

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