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No Charges for Man Who Carried Pride Flag onto Qatar World Cup Field

No Charges for Man Who Carried Pride Flag onto Qatar World Cup Field

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 30, 2022

There will be no charges against the 35-year-old Italian soccer player who carried a Pride flag onto the pitch at the World Cup in Qatar — though his permission to be in the country has been canceled.

FIFA Says Rainbow Items are Allowed at World Cup Stadiums

FIFA Says Rainbow Items are Allowed at World Cup Stadiums

Nov 30, 2022

One day after Iran and Wales were eliminated at the World Cup, FIFA finally gave a public assurance Wednesday that rainbow items and banners supporting protests in Iran will be allowed into stadiums.

England and Wales Players Take a Knee in World Cup Match

England and Wales Players Take a Knee in World Cup Match

Nov 29, 2022

The players for both England and Wales took a knee before their final World Cup group game on Tuesday. The teams made the gesture as a sign of solidarity in the fight against discrimination.

Ravens' Coach Speaks with Lamar Jackson about Offensive Gay Tweet

Ravens' Coach Speaks with Lamar Jackson about Offensive Gay Tweet

By Noah Trister | Nov 29, 2022

The Baltimore Raven's star quarterback Lamar Jackson insisted on Twitter that he did not intend to disrespect anyone's sexual orientation and has never done so.

Rainbow Struggle Playing Out on Sidelines Of World Cup

Rainbow Struggle Playing Out on Sidelines Of World Cup

By Mariam Fam | Nov 25, 2022

Aside from the competition for the World Cup title, one of the most hotly contested issues in the tournament in Qatar is over rainbow colors.

World Cup Viewer's Guide: US Seeks Repeat of 1950 Upset

World Cup Viewer's Guide: US Seeks Repeat of 1950 Upset

By Jenna Fryer | Nov 25, 2022

The first time the United States faced England at the World Cup, the hastily assembled American squad was a ragtag group that included a mailman, a grave digger, a dishwasher and a school teacher.

World Cup Fans Put Off by Prices, Beer Limits Commute by Air

World Cup Fans Put Off by Prices, Beer Limits Commute by Air

By Isabel Debre | Nov 25, 2022

Travel at this World Cup was supposed to be easy in the tiny host nation of Qatar, after fans had to take long flights between cities at the last three tournaments.

Out NFL Star Carl Nassib's Rayze App Lands Investment to Connect Volunteers, Nonprofits

Out NFL Star Carl Nassib's Rayze App Lands Investment to Connect Volunteers, Nonprofits

Nov 23, 2022

Out Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Carl Nassib dreamed of a different kind of social media app for years — one that celebrates positivity and community.

Watch: Scotland's First Openly Gay Footballer Slams FIFA's Crackdown on OneLove Armbands

Watch: Scotland's First Openly Gay Footballer Slams FIFA's Crackdown on OneLove Armbands

By Emell Adolphus | Nov 22, 2022

Footballer Zander Murray called the ban on the show of solidarity a "direct attack" on t called the ban on the show of solidarity a "direct attack" on the LGBTQ+ community. Scotland's first openly gay footballer slams FIFA's crackdown on OneLove armbands.

Minnesota Vikings Get Trolled with Adult Star in Military Tribute on Jumbotron

Minnesota Vikings Get Trolled with Adult Star in Military Tribute on Jumbotron

Nov 22, 2022

Adult film actor Johnny Sins turns up on NFL team's tribute to military heroes, except pic of him in fatigues was from one of his film roles.

Watch: Joe Lycett Fails to Follow Through on £10k David Beckham Qatar Protest

Watch: Joe Lycett Fails to Follow Through on £10k David Beckham Qatar Protest

By Emell Adolphus | Nov 21, 2022

Joe Lycett failed to follow through on his £10k David Beckham Qatar protest. The comedian instead shredded the cover of Attitude magazine that marked Beckham as the first Premier League footballer to grace the cover.

Watch: Out Comedian Joe Lycett Carries Out Threat to Shred £10,000 in David Beckham Protest

Watch: Out Comedian Joe Lycett Carries Out Threat to Shred £10,000 in David Beckham Protest

Nov 20, 2022

It was no empty threat when Joe Lycett said he would shred £10,000 to protest soccer legend David Beckham serving as a PR ambassador to Qatar, the anti-gay nation hosting the World Cup. The queer comic followed through.

Explainer: What Griner May Endure in Russian Penal System

Explainer: What Griner May Endure in Russian Penal System

By Joanna Kozlowska | Nov 19, 2022

WNBA star Brittney Griner has begun serving her nine-year sentence for drug possession at a remote Russian penal colony that human rights advocates say is known for harsh conditions and violent criminals. It's in a region once synonymous with the Soviet

7 Modern LGBTQ+ Athletes Who are Changing the World

7 Modern LGBTQ+ Athletes Who are Changing the World

By Shawn Laib | Nov 19, 2022

As the world continues to accept LGBTQ+ people more than ever before, queer athletes should start to be recognized as one of the torch-bearers for progress in the community. These are seven of the most important modern queer athletes.

Out English Soccer Star Jake Daniels 'Not Happiest' about World Cup in Qatar

Out English Soccer Star Jake Daniels 'Not Happiest' about World Cup in Qatar

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 19, 2022

Soccer star Jake Daniels — so far the only pro English footballer to come out — slammed the decision to hand an anti-LGBTQ+ country like Qatar the privilege of hosting the World Cup.

Watch: Does David Beckham Still Deserve to Be a Gay Icon?

Watch: Does David Beckham Still Deserve to Be a Gay Icon?

By Emell Adolphus | Nov 19, 2022

Does David Beckham still deserve to be a gay icon after his unflinching support for Qatar? British comedian Joe Lycet questions his motives. The famous footballer's infamous support for the homophobic Qatar calls into question his status as a "gay icon."

Infantino Scolds World Cup Critics in Extraordinary Diatribe

Infantino Scolds World Cup Critics in Extraordinary Diatribe

By Graham Dunba | Nov 19, 2022

The FIFA president delivered a one-hour tirade on the eve of the World Cup's opening match, and then spent about 45 minutes answering questions from media about the Qatari government's actions and a wide range of other topics.

Watch: Nicki Minaj, Maluma, Myriam Fares Release World Cup Anthem

Watch: Nicki Minaj, Maluma, Myriam Fares Release World Cup Anthem

Nov 18, 2022

Hip hop star Nicki Minaj has teamed up with Colombian singer-songwriter Maluma and Lebanese singer Myriam Fares for the latest addition to the official soundtrack of the World Cup in Qatar.

Watch: Australian NBL Player Isaac Humphries Announces He's Gay

Watch: Australian NBL Player Isaac Humphries Announces He's Gay

Nov 15, 2022

Melbourne United starting center Isaac Humphries has announced that he is gay and said he hopes his decision to go public will give confidence to other professional athletes o do the same.

Watch: U.S. Men's Soccer Team Takes Rainbow Crest to Qatar

Watch: U.S. Men's Soccer Team Takes Rainbow Crest to Qatar

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 15, 2022

The U.S. Men's soccer team will be showing their support for the LGBTQ+ community while in the homophobic nation of Qatar by wearing a rainbow version of the team crest.

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