Live on Form Podcast S1 Ep 27 | Matt Morton
Thetford Town FC, player-manager Matt Morton joins us on the Live On Form Podcast. He speaks to us about his decision to come out to friends, family and teammates two years ago and the reactions he’s experienced in the world of football. He explains his mission to make a difference to the well-documented homophobia that exists in football and his journey up until that point. Join us, as we deep dive into the societal expectations, stigmas and facades that Matt has dealt with and how his tenacious mindset has helped him in life, football, business and standing up for what he believes in.
MATT MORTON PODCAST SHOW NOTES: Upbringing (4:22) Competitiveness and drive (6:30) Parental influence (10:26) Nature vs Nurture (18:53) Masculinity and stereotypes (23:36) Recognition (36:01) Not bending on morals (39:29) January 2018 (52:00) People’s reactions (1:05:06) Making a difference (1:26:28)