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Posters of soccer star Megan Rapinoe were defaced in New York City with homophobic slurs. The posters in the NYC subway showed Rapinoe in her U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team uniform with the phrase “Dream with us,” meant to celebrate the team’s World Cup victory. Police said that eight posters around the Bryant Park subway station in Manhattan were defaced with homophobic messages on Monday, just days before Rapinoe and her teammates came to New York for a ticker tape parade. “Hate...

Fresh of her win at the Women’s World Cup and the newfound megastardom that followed, out-lesbian soccer player Megan Rapinoe has slammed Donald Trump for his administration’s treatment of queer people. Rapinoe appeared on Anderson Cooper 360 to discuss her big win at the World Cup, and to address the already brewing controversy over her taking a knee during the National Anthem. She had previously said she would kneel as a sign of solidarity with football player Colin Kaepernick, who knelt...

Soccer star Megan Rapinoe would beat Donald Trump in the 2020 election, according to a new poll. Saying it was responding to “popular demand,” the political research firm Public Policy Polling (PPP) asked registered voters if they would vote for the captain of the U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team or the former host of The Apprentice. Rapinoe won, 42% to 41%. Not only did she lead her team to victory in the Women’s World Cup, but Rapinoe also won among Democratic voters,...

He’s coming out, and he wants the world to know. An anonymous Twitter user claiming to be a gay English Football League player says he’s getting ready to publicly come out and has been cluing in his loved ones in the meantime. “I’m a professional footballer, playing for a club in the . I will be revealing my identity soon, but I am a proud gay man, hoping to break the mould,” the user wrote on July 5. “I am...

The U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team defeated the Netherlands in the final round of the Women’s World Cup yesterday, team captain Megan Rapinoe said that their victory had one key ingredient: gays. “Go gays,” she told Yahoo! Sports. “You can’t win a championship without gays on your team. It’s never been done before. Ever. That’s science right there.” The team’s win secured the U.S.’s fourth Women’s World Cup win since the tournament was started in 1991. Rapinoe is gay, and the official...

Photo by Tevarak Phanduang on Unsplash A championship footballer is “to come out as gay in the near future.” With two LGBTQ-friendly football/soccer teams making it to the finals at the FIFA Women’s World Cup and the US team with out player Megan Rapinoe ultimately winning, there’s a lot of attention on LGBTQ players in the sport. And perhaps because of that, one other player may be gearing up to come out. A Twitter account under the name of “The Gay Footballer”...

Donald Trump is not taking soccer star Megan Rapinoe’s refusal to visit the White House well. Earlier this week, Rapinoe told Eight by Eight magazine that she would not visit the White House if the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team won the Women’s World Cup, which is being held now in France. “I’m not going to the f–king White House,” she said. She also said that she wouldn’t be invited anyway. “No f–kin’ way will we be invited to the White House,” Rapinoe...

Soccer star Megan Rapinoe said that she won’t be visiting the White House if her team wins the Women’s World Cup. Rapinoe is the co-captain of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, and they are currently playing at the Women’s World Cup in France. Speaking with Eight by Eight magazine, Rapinoe said that she wouldn’t visit the White House if the team wins. “I’m not going to the f–king White House,” she said when asked if she was excited about the possibility...

Brennan announced his sexuality in an Instagram post."It's taken me years to get comfortable saying this – I'm gay," the 26-year-old Brennan wrote."I was scared it would affect my friendships, my teammates, and my family. But the support of the people around me has been so great and helped me get to the final step, being completely open.""Being open is the best way for me to feel most comfortable and be myself," he added. "So... carry on! So...carry on!"Brennan previously played for...
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Denis Balbir claimed the leaking of his remarks was "particularly malicious." A soccer commentator in France has been suspended for making homophobic remarks in the Europa League quarterfinals. Denis Balbir was reporting for W9 on Thursday’s match between RB Leipzig and Marseille, but it was his unaired post-game comments that caused a backlash: Balbir called RB Leipzig arrogant and referred to them using an anti-gay slur. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ToJOfqR1hWg His comment did not go out live on the air, but was leaked online. In a...
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Richie Anderson Is Winning Over Hearts! Ahh! More coming out moments! I was just telling you about a mom calling a gay bar for advice after her son came out of the closet. I’ll save my rant of not being able to come out to someone due to living in the glass closet and get back to the topic at hand. Alright, so another man in the public eye has came out of the closet. What makes his story incredibly...
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"We know from the amount of professionals that there has to be players who are gay, but feel they don't want to come out." The world of professional soccer is currently suffering from a lack of LGBT representation, with zero openly gay players on any major team in the UK. But the new edition of the popular computer game Football Manager is shaking things up by allowing players to come out of the closet for the first time. The spreadsheet game...
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The two Italian league players show each other affection. Pro soccer players Keita Balde and Patricio Gabarrón Gil (known as Patric) are teammates for the Italian soccer club Lazio and on Sunday they each posted on social media an identical photo that has people wondering if they are a gay or bisexual couple, playing a joke or just two guys showing affection and pushing boundaries. This was posted on Patric’s Twitter feed: https://twitter.com/patric_6/status/871405757014691841?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.outsports.com%2F2017%2F6%2F4%2F15738306%2Fkeita-balde-patric-post-photos-holding-hands-gay-soccer-lazio Balde, 22, then retweeted the photo shortly after Patric’s tweet,...
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Rogers confesses to GSN: 'We don't have a venue yet' Robbie Rogers certainly is modest. The first openly gay man to compete in a top North American professional sports league took the stage at the Family Equality Council’s Impact Awards over the weekend and didn’t assume that anyone knew who he was. ‘Those of you who don’t know me, I play soccer with the LA Galaxy,’ Rogers said to prolonged applause. The crowd at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel, filled with LGBTI movers and...

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