Watch Soccer Pro Jahmal Howlett-Mundle Come Out as Bisexual to His Team in This Moving Video

Jahmal Howlett-Mundle, a defender with Sheppey United Football Club in the United Kingdom, has just come out as bisexual. Prior to making the announcement publicly, the soccer pro shared his identity with his teammates—a moving moment which was caught on video.

There has been a concerted effort to combat homophobia and biphobia in British sport and soccer specifically through campaigns like Rainbow Laces. However, here are still remarkably few athletes who are willing to come out as LGBTQ+ while still playing professionally, due to worries that it will negatively impact their careers, which makes Howlett-Mundle’s openness all the more meaningful.

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