POSITIVE ROLE MODEL AWARD FOR LGBT –
Equalities and diversity campaigner Alan Quick was recognised by Intercom Lynx South West in 2006 for his work in opposing homophobia in the South West of England. Alan has been actively campaigning against racism and homophobia since the death of his late friend Justin Fashanu. He is involved in projects against inequalities in football, previously with The Justin Campaign and lately with Football v Homophobia and other organisations. He is a member of Exeter City Football Club’s One Game One Community (Kick it Out) group, is a supporter of LGBT-friendly Devon Lions and Isca Apollo Football Clubs, Stonewall, Kick It Out and is a member of Devon FA’s Inclusion Advisory Group. Alan was the inspiration behind the establishment of Exeter Pride, which he formed with Intercom. It has become one of the South West’s biggest and free annual LGBT Pride events, which last year had more than 13,000 people in attendance.