In the Media

Media appearances and speeches

Given the variety of their activities, Edward is often asked to provide media comment and participate in broadcast interviews or panels as well as acting as a keynote speaker at conferences. Below are a recent selection of media references and interviews, mostly relating to sport and equality issues.

Pink News – 14 July 2019 – Quoted in 17 people share what makes them proud to be non-binary

Pink News – 6 June 2019 – Hampstead ponds trans-inclusive policy will be ‘vigorously defended’

BBC News – 25 May 2019 – Quoted in Transgender women’s right to use Hampstead Heath ponds acknowledged

Evening Standard – 23 May 2019 – Quoted in Transgender swimmers given full access to Hampstead Heath ladies’ pond

Camden New Journal – 23 May 2019 – Quoted in Heath Ladies’ Pond policy to welcome transgender swimmers

City Matters – 15 October 2018 – Quoted in 30,000 respond to gender identity consultation

The Daily Telegraph – 30 July 2018 – Gender equality campaigner defends Freemason membership

Pink News – 29 July 2018 – The Sunday Times comes under fire for ‘scaremongering’ and ‘anti-trans’ article on women’s toilets

GetWestLondon – 9 July 2018 – Quoted in What’s happening next after self-identifying women were allowed to use Hampstead Heath’s ladies-only pond

GetWestLondon – 22 June 2018 – Quoted in The shocking lack of statues of women in London and what’s being done about it

The Guardian – 23 July 2017 – Letter to the Editor Bisexual people should count for more in the LGBT team

The Daily Star – 17 July 1017 – Comment on Football star Ronaldinho’s picture with Chechnya’s President

The Daily Mail (Charles Sale) – 1 June 2015 – Diary piece about standing down from ASA

Politics Home – 31 March 2015 – Making a splash: Chairman of the Amateur Swimming Association aims to get Britain swimming

ITV News – 23 March 2015 – Survey: Nine million adults in England unable to swim

BT Sport – 29 January 2015 – ASA “determined” to make a splash

The Guardian (Owen Gibson) – 7 October 2014 – Edward Lord rounds on FA and Premier League at Lib Dem conference

The Daily Telegraph (Letters) – 23 September 2014 – FA dismissal: Edward Lord will still lead the way in UK sport

Liberal Democrat Voice – 23 September 2014 – Senior Liberal Democrats sign letter praising former FA inclusion adviser Edward Lord after his abrupt sacking

Pink News – 23 September 2014 – Adviser sacked over FA scandal remarks gains support of equality campaigners

The Daily Telegraph (Ben Rumsby) – 22 September 2014 – Sacked Football Association adviser Edward Lord backed by top equality campaigners

The Daily Telegraph (Ben Rumsby) – 18 September 2014 – Edward Lord sacked over FA scandal remarks

The Guardian (Owen Gibson) – 18 September 2014 – Edward Lord expelled from FA inclusion post over ‘breakdown in trust’

The Daily Mail (Charles Sale) – 17 September 2015 – Edward Lord won’t go quietly after breaking ranks over FA’s lack of action

The Daily Telegraph (Interview with Ben Rumsby) – 3 September 2014 – Edward Lord attacks FA over its failure to punish those breaching discrimination rules

The Mirror – 16 May 2014 – Richard Scudamore’s position is untenable, claims Football Association adviser Edward Lord

The Daily Mail – 15 May 2014 – Richard Scudamore in fight to save Premier League job as FA figures back Government condemnation of sexist emails scandal

BBC Sport – 14 May 2014 – Richard Scudamore: Premier League panel to meet next week

The Guardian – 14 May 2014 – Greg Dyke calls Scudamore sexist emails ‘totally inappropriate’

The Independent – 14 May 2014 – Richard Scudamore emails: Greg Dyke joins criticism of ‘totally inappropriate’ sexist comments

The Daily Telegraph (Ben Rumsby) – 14 May 2014  FA chairman Greg Dyke condemns sexist emails sent by Premier League chief Richard Scudamore

The Daily Telegraph (Ben Rumsby) – 13 May 2014 – Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore in the clear over sexist emails

The Times – 13 May 2014 – Heat rises on Richard Scudamore as Greg Dyke attacks ‘totally inappropriate’ emails

BBC Sport – 12 May 2014 – Richard Scudamore will get away with sexist emails – John Amaechi

Sport Life World – 12 May 2014 – Scudamore Emails ‘As Bad As Racism’

The Guardian (Owen Gibson) – 12 May 2014 – Clamour grows for action against Richard Scudamore over sexist remarks

The Guardian (David Conn) – 12 May 2014 – Official inaction on Richard Scudamore puts Premier League on the spot

Miami Herald – 11 May 2014 – EPL chief apologizes over ‘inappropriate’ emails

BBC News – 2 December 2013 – Olympic diving star Tom Daley in relationship with man

Manchester Evening News – 22 June 2011 – Edward’s rapid rise earns trip to Buckingham Palace

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