News

Flying the Flag at The Hawthorns

We're delighted to announce the East Stand will be home to our new Proud Baggies flag next season. Having a permanent presence at The Hawthorns will help us to further promote LGBT+ visibility & inclusion at WBA, a club welcoming of all. 

Proud Baggies' Piero joins LGBT+ People in Sport Panel

On 5th July, our founder Piero joined fellow panelists Ryan Atkin, Claire Harvey and Jay Lemonius at Dentsu Aegis for a discussion on the importance of LGBT+ inclusion in sport. You can see highlights via our YouTube channel. 

Proud Baggies' Season Report 2017/18 now online

We've been extremely busy since our launch back in September 2017! Download our 2017/18 Season Report below and find out more.

Pride in Football Symposium hailed as great success!

Proud Baggies were the only group to have club support alongside them when they joined forces with representatives from over 40 LGBT+ fan groups from all divisions at the weekend at Pride in Football's annual #CallItOut symposium. 

Proud Baggies join forces with Up Front

Up Front work to normalise mental health issues amongst young people using he medium of football. We are delighted to be supporting them on LGBT+ issues. 

Pride in Football announce 2018 Call It Out Symposium

A free programme of speakers, workshops, culture and leisure strands for LGBT+ football fans, club & league staff, campaigners and other stakeholders, CALLITOUT 2018 will be held at the City Ground Nottingham on Saturday 9th June.

Join us at Birmingham Pride 26th May

 We welcome all Proud Baggies members, friends & family to join us at this year's Birmingham Pride. 

If you're interested in joining us in the parade through Birmingham city centre please email us at info@proudbaggies.com

Proud Baggies announce Partnership with Sandwell Beam

Sandwell Beam is an Emotional Health & Well Being Service for young people in the Sandwell area.We are delighted to be supporting them on all LGBT+ issues.

Proud Baggies showing support at Albion Foundation Day

 Join us in the Fan Zone from noon until kick off on Saturday as we celebrate the life-changing impact of the charitable arm of our Club. You can find us in front of our flag in the marquee. 

Proud Baggies' Richie Plays a Peaker Blinder!

Richie Anderson and Beccy Wood raised nearly £15,000 for Sport Relief with their Peaky Pentathlon challenge. Congratulations to them both from all of us at Proud Baggies!

Proud Baggies Join WBA's Equality Group

Proud Baggies' Secretary Neil has joined the Club's Equality Advisory Group.

Premier League Clubs Unite Against Homophobia

 Kick It Out, football’s equality and inclusion organisation, has released a film featuring players from every Premier League club which seeks to promote LGBT+ inclusion in football.

Richie Anderson on BBC's The One Show

Proud Baggies' Richie created a film on Homophobia in Football for BBC One's The One Show. 

LGBT History Month

Throughout February we will be celebrating LGBT History Month 2018.

Football v Homophobia

Throughout February we will be supporting Football v Homophobia's Month of action. 

Pride in London 2018

Proud Baggies will join Pride in Football and fellow LGBT+ Supporters' Groups at Pride in London on Saturday 7th July.

Birmingham Pride 2018

We will be representing West Bromwich Albion and it's LGBT+ Community at Birmingham Pride 2018 on Saturday May 26th.