Andie Worrall-LGBT Role Model of the Year 2013
Andie Worrall our patron and LGBT Role Model of the Year 2013, a Wales International and Manchester City Ladies FC player, and her former team mates played a summer tournament in 2013 to raise the profile of Just a Ball Game? and our campaign work.
Awards for All Funding win
Just a Ball Game? has been awarded a small amount funding from the National Lottery Awards for All programme.
The monies will are being used to create a series of resources which will be made available to football/sports clubs to help promote the Time For Action project which JBG? will run from August 2014 to April 2015.
JBG? would like to thank the Lottery for its support.
Aims and Objectives
We aim to raise awareness around LGBT issues, promote LGBT history, achievements change mind-sets, help to dispel myths and widen education in different cultures in a healthy active way.
Time for Action
Creating inclusiveness - Combating Prejudice
A resource to help organisations and individuals identify individually challenging homophobia and transphobia in educational and workplaces settings.
Just a Ball Game?
A campaign group which will help both grass roots and professional sports groups, organisations , authorities, along with governments, education establishments and trade unions build on the delivery of their existing work to deliver the core values of 'SiR' SAFETY-INCLUSION-RESPECT around LGBT people, sexual orientation and gender identity.
We hope to step OUT and be public to become role models for others.
We will raise awareness and challenge what is seen as homophobia/anti-gay.
"Open the doors for them, give them hope" - Harvey Milk
Think Before you Chant!
AFC Rushden & Diamonds launched the "Think before you chant!" campaign in September 2012 United Counties League Cup match against Wellingborough Whitworth.
The Diamonds have teamed up with two national campaigns “Just A Ball Game?” and “Kick It Out” which tackle homophobia and racism respectively within football.
Help our work by making a donation
Would you like to make a donation to help our work? all amounts are really useful.
Thank you in advance for your help.