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8 arrests at Georgia demo over player’s gay rights armband | FOX … – FOXSports.com

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) Eight people were arrested in Georgia during a far-right protest to demand a soccer player be kicked off the national team because he supported gay rights. The nationalist Georgian March group wanted defender Guram Kashia punished for wearing a rainbow armband while captaining Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem earlier this month, as part […]

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Rudy Gay showing he’s past Achilles injury, and Spurs are reaping … – CBSSports.com

When players run out for warm-ups, there’s always a small handful that require some extra work from trainers on the floor. Rudy Gay is one of them. Before the Spurs‘ game Friday night against the Magic he’s taking a little longer than the rest. That’s because the Spurs are trying to make sure he’s healthy […]

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Ben Stokes ‘defending gay men from homophobic abuse’ before arrest – reports – The Guardian

Ben Stokes was defending two gay men from homophobic abuse when he was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm, it is reported. Kai Barry, 26, and Billy O’Connell, 20, said in an interview with the Sun that Stokes came to their aid by standing up to people who were abusing them. Officers were […]

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Guadalajara, Hong Kong and Washington D.C. are bidding to host the 2022 Gay Games ©FGG

Washington DC Mayor leads city’s bid to vote for 2022 Gay Games but Hong Kong remain optimistic – Insidethegames.biz

Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has led her city’s delegation to Paris to bid for the 2022 Gay Games.  She has been joined by a high-level delegation from the United States capital that also includes double Olympic football gold medallist Briana Scurry and Washington D.C. Council members Jack Evans and Brandon Todd. They have all […]

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Ben Stokes ‘defending gay men from homophobic abuse’ before arrest – reports – The Guardian

Ben Stokes was defending two gay men from homophobic abuse when he was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm, it is reported. Kai Barry, 26, and Billy O’Connell, 20, said in an interview with the Sun that Stokes came to their aid by standing up to people who were abusing them. Officers were […]

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D.C. among three finalists for Gay Games 2022 - The Washington Post - Washington Post

D.C. among three finalists for Gay Games 2022 – The Washington Post – Washington Post

Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) and a delegation of 23 city representatives are taking a weekend jaunt to Paris to pitch the nation’s capital as host of the Gay Games 2022, a quadrennial, Olympics-like event focused on the LGBT community. The District is one of three finalists bidding to host the games, competing against Hong […]

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Stonewall chief executive Ruth Hunt says young people are learning positive messages on inclusion from the Rainbow Laces campaign

Speculation over gay footballers unhelpful, says Stonewall’s Ruth Hunt – SkySports

Dispelling “fear” around sexuality and not indulging in speculation can make football more inclusive, says the chief executive of the charity behind sport’s Rainbow Laces campaign. Stonewall’s Ruth Hunt has voiced concerns over recent tabloid newspaper coverage of gay players, and says an appreciation of the difference between “privacy and secrecy” is needed to create […]

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DC wants to host Gay Games 2022. The mayor and 23 city leaders are making their pitch in Paris. - Washington Post

DC wants to host Gay Games 2022. The mayor and 23 city leaders are making their pitch in Paris. – Washington Post

Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) and a delegation of 23 city representatives are taking a weekend jaunt to Paris to pitch the nation’s capital as host of the Gay Games 2022, a quadrennial Olympics-like event focused on the LGBT community. Washington is one of three finalists bidding to host the games, competing against Hong Kong […]

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True freshman Willie Gay makes big plays for MSU – The Reflector … – The Reflector online

Up 10 to seven over the University of Kentucky right before halftime, Mississippi State University’s defense needed to stop the Wildcat offense on third and one—not only to protect their lead but to give the Bulldog offense time to score. On that third down, the Wildcats (5-2, 2-2 SEC) took a shot with a deep […]

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Conor McGregor's flippant anti-gay slur puts him back in spotlight for all the wrong reasons - Yahoo Sports

Conor McGregor’s flippant anti-gay slur puts him back in spotlight for all the wrong reasons – Yahoo Sports

After a summer in which he was derided for making comments perceived as racist, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor‘s fall has begun with him being blasted for making an anti-gay comment. McGregor opened the floodgates of criticism again after he used an offensive slang term for gay people while talking to teammate Artem Lobov on […]

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Conor McGregor's flippant anti-gay slur puts him back in spotlight for all the wrong reasons - Yahoo Sports

Conor McGregor’s flippant anti-gay slur puts him back in spotlight for all the wrong reasons – Yahoo Sports

After a summer in which he was derided for making comments perceived as racist, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor‘s fall has begun with him being blasted for making an anti-gay comment. McGregor opened the floodgates of criticism again after he used an offensive slang term for gay people while talking to teammate Artem Lobov on […]

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Conor McGregor's flippant anti-gay slur puts him back in spotlight for all the wrong reasons - Yahoo Sports

Conor McGregor’s flippant anti-gay slur puts him back in spotlight for all the wrong reasons – Yahoo Sports

After a summer in which he was derided for making comments perceived as racist, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor‘s fall has begun with him being blasted for making an anti-gay comment. McGregor opened the floodgates of criticism again after he used an offensive slang term for gay people while talking to teammate Artem Lobov on […]

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Conor McGregor's flippant anti-gay slur puts him back in spotlight for all the wrong reasons - Yahoo Sports

Conor McGregor’s flippant anti-gay slur puts him back in spotlight for all the wrong reasons – Yahoo Sports

After a summer in which he was derided for making comments perceived as racist, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor‘s fall has begun with him being blasted for making an anti-gay comment. McGregor opened the floodgates of criticism again after he used an offensive slang term for gay people while talking to teammate Artem Lobov on […]

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Carl Hoefkens joined Stoke from Germinal Beerschot in summer 2005 and made 89 league appearances for the club

Gay footballers were my team-mates, says Carl Hoefkens – SkySports

Carl Hoefkens says “it is a pity” that being gay remains taboo in football and says he played alongside two gay players during his time in England. The former Belgium international joined Stoke in 2005 and spent two seasons at the club in the Championship before a move to West Brom, with whom he won […]

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#TakeAKnee is new, but sports have always been political, says the WSJ’s Jason Gay – Recode

If you want all your favorite athletes to “stick to sports” and stay out of politics, you’re going to wind up disappointed, the Wall Street Journal’s Jason Gay says. On the latest episode of Recode Media with Peter Kafka, Gay argued that, as a huge part of American culture, sports have always been political. He […]

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#TakeAKnee is new, but sports have always been political, says the WSJ’s Jason Gay – Recode

If you want all your favorite athletes to “stick to sports” and stay out of politics, you’re going to wind up disappointed, the Wall Street Journal’s Jason Gay says. On the latest episode of Recode Media with Peter Kafka, Gay argued that, as a huge part of American culture, sports have always been political. He […]

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Rudy Gay rips Fox Sports’ Bayless for using Hayward’s injury to take jab at LeBron James – WOAI

Rudy Gay rips Fox Sports’ Bayless for using Hayward’s injury to take jab at LeBron James – WOAIhttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGuKt5z2T92e4gNs9PkNMhC1va3IQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779639662347&ei=1XvrWZCvNKmvqgKfuYso&url=http://news4sanantonio.com/sports/spurs-zone/rudy-gay-rips-fox-sports-bayless-for-using-haywards-injury-to-take-jab-at-lebron-jameshttp://news.google.com/news?q=gay,sports&output=rssgay,sports – Google NewsGoogle Newshttps://ssl.gstatic.com/news-static/img/logo/en_us/news.gif

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Rudy Gay rips Fox Sports’ Bayless for using Hayward’s injury to take jab at LeBron James – WOAI

Rudy Gay rips Fox Sports’ Bayless for using Hayward’s injury to take jab at LeBron James – WOAIhttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGuKt5z2T92e4gNs9PkNMhC1va3IQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779639662347&ei=RynqWfCeL5n5qgLB856QAQ&url=http://news4sanantonio.com/sports/spurs-zone/rudy-gay-rips-fox-sports-bayless-for-using-haywards-injury-to-take-jab-at-lebron-jameshttp://news.google.com/news?q=gay,sports&output=rssgay,sports – Google NewsGoogle Newshttps://ssl.gstatic.com/news-static/img/logo/en_us/news.gif

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Rudy Gay rips Fox Sports’ Bayless for using Hayward’s injury to take jab at LeBron James – WOAI

Rudy Gay rips Fox Sports’ Bayless for using Hayward’s injury to take jab at LeBron James – WOAIhttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGuKt5z2T92e4gNs9PkNMhC1va3IQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779639662347&ei=UNboWeC7NcKTqQLVqJaQDA&url=http://news4sanantonio.com/sports/spurs-zone/rudy-gay-rips-fox-sports-bayless-for-using-haywards-injury-to-take-jab-at-lebron-jameshttp://news.google.com/news?q=gay,sports&output=rssgay,sports – Google NewsGoogle Newshttps://ssl.gstatic.com/news-static/img/logo/en_us/news.gif

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Rudy Gay rips Fox Sports’ Bayless for using Hayward’s injury to take jab at LeBron James – WOAI

Rudy Gay rips Fox Sports’ Bayless for using Hayward’s injury to take jab at LeBron James – WOAIhttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGuKt5z2T92e4gNs9PkNMhC1va3IQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779639662347&ei=XIPnWfm8MsWKqwKu87HgDA&url=http://news4sanantonio.com/sports/spurs-zone/rudy-gay-rips-fox-sports-bayless-for-using-haywards-injury-to-take-jab-at-lebron-jameshttp://news.google.com/news?q=gay,sports&output=rssgay,sports – Google NewsGoogle Newshttps://ssl.gstatic.com/news-static/img/logo/en_us/news.gif

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This gay college skier and sports photographer fought his own misconceptions while coming out - Outsports

This gay college skier and sports photographer fought his own misconceptions while coming out – Outsports

As an alpine ski racer at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana, I am very comfortable being gay. Even in high school, being a gay skier was never an issue. But it was my own internalized fears that nearly caused me to give up another passion of mine. I’ve been skiing since I was 8 […]

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