Sporting Heads – An Exhibition

A photographic exhibition of LGBT sportspeople who have recently “come out of the closet” and announced their sexuality.

This exhibition celebrates the increasing visibility of LGBT people in sport.  The exhibition will feature, amongst others, Tom Daley, Billie Jean King, Justin Fashanu, Matthew Micham, and Gareth Thomas.  The exhibition will also feature a roll of honour and an online instagram or tumblr blogs site for newly identified sportspeople who are attending or participating in the Glasgow 2014 XX Commonwealth Games.

TUE 1 JULY – 21 NOV 2014
FREE:  Daily 9am-5pm
Rose & Grants Cafe
27-29 Trongate,
Glasgow G1 5EZ
0141 553 0501

Curated by the Glasgay! Festival with support from the Glasgow 2014 & Celebrate Fund 2014

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The Glasgow 2014 Cultural Programme is a national celebration. Culture 2014 will showcase dance, theatre, music, visual arts, comedy and much more in the run up to and after the Commonwealth Games, with Festival 2014 transforming the Host City at Games time.  The Cultural Programme is a partnership between the Glasgow 2014 Organising Committee, Glasgow Life, and Creative Scotland through National Lottery funding.

This exhibition celebrates the visibility of LGBT sportspeople.  The following video is a similar new campaign by Youtube “Proud To Play”