Sport

Openly-gay freestyle skier Kenworthy eyes Team GB for 2022 Games

Openly-gay freestyle skier Kenworthy eyes Team GB for 2022 Games

Openly-gay, freestyle skier, Gus Kenworthy, who competed for the United States at the last two Winter Olympics, said on Tuesday he hopes to represent Britain at the 2022 Games. The 28-year-old dual citizen, who was born to a British mother and American father, won a silver medal in slopestyle at Sochi in 2014 for Team […]

UK: Police investigate alleged homophobic chants by West Ham fans

UK: Police investigate alleged homophobic chants by West Ham fans

(Reuters) – Police are investigating allegations of homophobic chanting by some West Ham United supporters, during their team’s 1-0 Premier League win at Chelsea on Saturday, the BBC has reported. Official LGBT+ supporters’ groups of both clubs — Pride of Irons and Chelsea Pride — said on Twitter that they had witnessed continuous discriminatory chanting, […]

Australian Open to honour homophobic player, Margaret Court

Australian Open to honour homophobic player, Margaret Court

(Reuters) – Tennis Australia have brokered a truce with Margaret Court, and will recognise the 50th anniversary of her calendar Grand Slam at next year’s Australian Open, but reiterated the organisation disagrees with her personal views on same-sex marriage. Court, who holds the all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles, has not attended the […]

Dublin Bears: Chris ‘Big Bear’ McNaghten – Winter Pride Dublin!

Dublin Bears: Chris ‘Big Bear’ McNaghten – Winter Pride Dublin!

Bear Strong – Dublin Bears! Dublin Bears have a stand at the upcoming Winter Pride Dublin, to be held at the Convention Centre, Dublin 1! Dublin Bears, in association with Gay Switchboard Ireland, are proud to present their very special guest, Strongman, Chris ‘Big Bear’ McNaghten, who will be giving a talk on 30th November. […]

Sporting Pride Ireland: Ireland’s LGBTQ+ sports organisation

Sporting Pride Ireland: Ireland’s LGBTQ+ sports organisation

Following on from the success of Team Ireland at the World Gay Games in Paris last year, Sporting Pride, Ireland’s national LGBTQ+ sports organisation, has been established. Sporting Pride is committed to making sport a more inclusive and diverse environment for members of the LGBTQ+ communities, and in doing so, promoting the well-known positive benefits […]

Film Review & Trailer : Le Mans ’66

Film Review & Trailer : Le Mans ’66

Review By Frances Winston Directed by: James Mangold – Starring: Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Caitriona Balfe, Jon Bernthal, Tracy Letts, Josh Lucas Motor racing is an exciting sport. However, motor racing movies are not always exciting. This is one that falls somewhere in the middle. It’s based on the true story of Ford’s rivalry with […]

FGG: Statement – Update on Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2022

FGG: Statement – Update on Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2022

130+ delegates, Honorary Life Members (HLMs), and observers of the international Federation of Gay Games (FGG) from 23 countries, recently participated in the Annual General Assembly (AGA) in Guadalajara, Mexico from October 31 – November 2, 2019. The AGA was a great success! The Hong Kong Team delivered two sessions to update members on the […]