LGBTQ in Football

Australian footballer Josh Cavallo recently came out as gay, becoming the first active male footballer anywhere in the world to do so. Tomo & Tommy discuss LGBTQ in the world of football.

Episode Notes

Adelaide United player Josh Cavallo has come out as gay, becoming the only current top-flight male professional footballer in the world to do so.

The 21-year-old wrote on social media that he was "ready to speak about something personal that I'm finally comfortable to talk about in my life".

"I'm a footballer and I'm gay," the midfielder said in an accompanying video.

"All I want to do is play football and be treated equally."

Vocabulary

  1. Homophobia - 同性愛者と同性愛に対する偏見(恐怖、または嫌悪)
  2. Masculinity - 男らしさ
  3. Banter

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