OPINION: The World Cup and Me. Sophie Cook on why you won’t see her at this year’s World Cup in Qatar

October 24, 2022

“FIFA says that the tournament will help to break down barriers, if that’s the case then there needs to be a lot more barrier breaking and a lot less selling the soul of the game off to the highest bidder.”

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General News

Brighton’s Dr Sophie Cook wins British LGBT+ Award

Rachel Badham November 28, 2020

On Friday November 27, Dr Sophie Cook – the 13th most influential figure in Brighton, according to the 2019 Power 100 list – was announced as the winner of the 2020 Outstanding Contribution to LGBT+ Life award from the British LGBT Awards.

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Whitehawk FC announce Dr Sophie Cook as club’s first Equalities & Diversity Officer

August 1, 2020

Whitehawk FC announces Dr Sophie Cook FRSA as the club’s first Equalities & Diversity Officer, taking up her role in readiness for the 2020/21 season, Whitehawk FC’s 75th Anniversary.

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Business News

Utilita partners with Whitehawk FC & Rainbow Rovers

June 1, 2020

Utilita, a smart Pay As You Go energy supplier, partners with Whitehawk FC and the club’s affiliated LGBTQ+ team, the Rainbow Rovers

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PREVIEW: ‘Not today: How I chose life’ – a new autobiography from Sophie Cook

Besi Besemar December 24, 2018

Trans campaigner and broadcaster Sophie Cook chronicles her voyage towards truth, validation and authenticity in a new autobiography that charts her journey through self harming and having suicidal thoughts to finally transitioning and learning how to love herself.

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In choosing life Sophie finds redemption, awareness and self love

Besi Besemar June 23, 2018

Broadcaster and political candidate Sophie Cook crowdfunds for the publication of her new autobiography Not Today: How I chose life. Sophie has also been flying the flag for diversity and inclusion as well as forcing the discussion about mental health awareness as an in-demand public speaker, delivering keynote talks and LGBT+workshops across the UK for high profile organisations including TUC, Kick It Out and Stonewall.

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Community News

RadioReverb launches ‘Mental Health Matters’ radio show

Besi Besemar January 12, 2018

RadioReverb launch brand-new radio show about mental health as part of their new 2018 schedule.
The ground-breaking show, Mental Health Matters, aims to be a valuable resource for Brighton residents and mental health charities alike.

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