World Cup News and Stories

Homophobic Qatar Censors LGBTQ News and Makes Gay Athletes Afraid to Attend World Sporting Events

The Middle East country of Qatar has censored LGBTQ news stories and is making queer athletes question their safety as two world sporting events approach

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6 Activists Form a Rainbow Flag in Front of Russian Authorities at the World Cup (Updated)

The Hidden Flag campaign brought six activists from six different countries to the World Cup in protest of Russia and Chechnya’s persecution of LGBT people

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Don’t Be Dumb at Brunch: Trans Rights Progress, Free HIV Testing and More World Cup Updates

Check out this mix of stories from the past week inclduing the World Cup, Walgreens offering HIV testing, the incredible Brian Sims and more.

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#PrideOverGenocide: Activists Call Out Budweiser for Supporting the World Cup in Russia

A group of queer activists are calling out Budweiser for supporting the World Cup in anti-LGBTQ Russia while simultaneously supporting Pride in New York City. The Budweiser World Cup sponsorship is especially under scrutiny after various attacks on the LGBTQ community occurred in Russia this past week after international the soccer tournament[…]

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