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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...

After their complete domination of the World Cup, the US women’s soccer team is being honored with a ticker-tape parade through the streets of Manhattan. The parade is held for the homecoming of American heroes. This is the team’s second parade. Watch live along with us below. source
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LGBTQ people have faced attacks and arrests at the games, but this stands as a shining moment England soccer fan, and organizer with Three Lions Pride, Di Cunningham traveled to Russia to cheer on the national team and fly a Pride version of the Three Lions flag. Despite legitimate cause for concern, she displayed it proudly from the stands, while watching her team come out victorious in their World Cup opener against Tunisia, with a score of 2-1. The situation for...
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Is FIFA finally about to get serious on the issue? FIFA has opened disciplinary hearings against Mexico after its fans chanted the anti-gay slur “puto” during the team’s 1-0 win over Germany at the World Cup. Mexico fans also chanted the slur during the World Cup four years ago, and during qualifying matches leading up to the games in Russia. FIFA leveled fines against Mexico in the past for the offensive behavior of its fans, but sanctions have been relatively minimal and...
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They were fatally shot Authorities found the bodies of three LGBTI activists shot dead in Mexico on Sunday (17 June). They found Rubén Estrada, Roberto Vega, and Carlos Uriel López in Taxco, a city within the Mexican state of Guerrero. The Washington Blade reports the men were at a nightclub in the early hours of Sunday when ‘a group of men tried to extort money from them’. They refused and the group of men returned, forcibly placing the three activists in a van...
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LGBTQ fans and advocates have decried FIFA’s choice of Russia to host the World Cup this year, saying the notoriously antigay country would be unsafe for LGBTQ fans. While the sporting authority and the Russian government have tried to downplay the concerns, two fans have already been brutally attacked before the games have even started. French citizen O Davrius and his partner had traveled together to Russia to cheer on French athletes according to Metro UK, but the first match...
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Root for equality at tonight's match Russia - Saudi Arabia When audiences come to watch the first game of the World Cup tonight (14 June), there will be a secret LGBTI message hidden in plain sight. The first game will be between Russia and Saudi Arabia, two countries which prosecute against the LGBTI community. Using this link, fans will see a gay couple kissing with the Russian and Saudi Arabian flags on their cheeks. It is similar to the way Snapchat and Pokemon...
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Thugs have also told gay football fans they could be 'killed' if they attend the World Cup in Russia Gay kissing in public will be reported to police at the Russia World Cup, a homophobic group has warned. The international soccer competition will kick off across 11 Russian cities next week, and LGBTI rights groups are very concerned. A gay insider at the Russia Football Union has revealed to Gay Star News higher ups ‘don’t care whatsoever’ about LGBTI fans being assaulted,...

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