About Us

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Boing Boing!

Welcome to Proud Baggies, the Official West Bromwich Albion Supporters' Group for all LGBT+ fans, their families, friends and allies.

Membership is free and open to all. 

Join us to get involved or show your support...

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Who we are

Officially launched in September 2017 at West Bromwich Albion's inaugral Diversity Day, our Proud Baggies' Members regularly meet for home and away matches, socials, club events, campaigning and fundraising.

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What we do

We want to bring the Football and LGBT+ community together to celebrate diversity and increase LGBT+ visibility at West Bromwich Albion FC, making our club a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for all.

Latest News

Proud Baggies Deliver Albion Foundation LGBT+ Workshop

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During Football v Homophobia month of action this February, Proud Baggies were at The Hawthorns delivering their LGBT+ Awareness training to 60 Albion Foundation coaches and staff. The session was part of the LGBT+ Diversity & Inclusion Development Programme being rolled out across WBA by Proud Baggies.

Join Our Football v Homophobia Tournament!

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In support of Football v Homophobia and in association with The Albion Foundation, Proud Baggies are looking for teams to enter our first ever small sided football tournament.

Teams from all communities and of any ability are welcome to join us to celebrate diversity in football and raise awareness of LGBT+ inclusion in sport.
 

Proud Baggies Becomes Albion Foundation Patron

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Proud Baggies are delighted to have become Patrons of the Albion Foundation. The Albion Foundation is committed to working with organisations that share the same values as the charity and West Bromwich Albion Football Club, where there are common synergies that can support our mission to make a positive difference within the local community. 

Proud Baggies Win at Football v Homophobia Awards!

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Friday 7th February. We are delighted to announce that Proud Baggies were awarded Best Supporter Group at the inaugural Football v Homophobia awards held at Altrincham FC. The prestigious awards celebrate the LGBT+ community across all forms of the game. Proud Baggies saw off stiff competition from fellow nominees Marching Out Together (Leeds) and Proud Lilywhites (Spurs).

Join us at the Football v Homophobia Awards

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Proud Baggies are delighted to have been nominated for a Football v Homophobia award and you can join us on the night of 7th February for the ceremony which takes place at Altrincham Football Club. We look forward to seeing you there! 

Celebrate the Rainbow Laces Campaign on December 8th

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WBA's match vs Swansea will be the annual Rainbow Laces game where the club will show its support for Stonewall's inclusivity in sport campaign. Central to the activities is the unveiling of our Fan Mosaic which will be shown in the stadium before kick off.

Contact Us

West Bromwich Albion FC's LGBT+ Supporters' Group

As a voluntary organisation we rely entirely on grants and donations. We are therefore very grateful for any contributions to help us continue our work.

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