They Play Incredible Soccer, So We Don't Care If They're Gay, Do We? Apparently, Yes.

When professional gay and lesbian athletes come out, we pay attention. How will the fickle fans react?! This map created from a survey of soccer fans from around the world might give some gay athletes pause — or not. It depends where you play.


This map was created by the British LGBT equality group Stonewall and produced with data from the Forza Football app from Football Addicts, and I found it on Mic. Football Addicts heard from 30,000 fans in 29 countries, but countries in which fewer than 500 people responded were not included. Thumbnail image by Steve Evans via Wikimedia Commons.


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