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Golfer Piercy loses sponsors over homophobic Buttigieg meme

Golfer Piercy loses sponsors over homophobic Buttigieg meme

(Reuters) – Former US Open runner-up Scott Piercy has lost major sponsors, after he posted a homophobic meme on social media about openly-gay former US presidential candidate, Pete Buttigieg, several media reported. The Titleist and FootJoy brands, both owned by US golf equipment and clothing retailer Acushnet Holdings Co, and Swedish fashion retailer J. Lindeberg, […]

Out Now! Jan/Feb 2020 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Out Now! Jan/Feb 2020 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Welcome to the January/ February 2020 issue of EILE Magazine! Weatherwise, it hasn’t turned out to be a great New Year, and the Coronavirus hasn’t helped, but when you see what EILE has in store for you, you’ll cheer up no end! Musicwise, we feature Nico Grund, Ventresca, Hawktail, and a Supergrass review by Frances […]

Trans BMXer riding high as Olympic dream edges nearer

Trans BMXer riding high as Olympic dream edges nearer

When American BMX Freestyle rider, Chelsea Wolfe, received an email asking her to register for the Tokyo Olympics this month, it took her one step closer to her dream of making history, as the first transgender athlete to compete in the Games. Wolfe, one of the first openly trans people to receive such an invitation, […]

FGG: 2026 Bidding Process – RFI Now Available

FGG: 2026 Bidding Process – RFI Now Available

Do You Want To Bring Gay Games XII To Your City In 2026? The first step in the Site Selection process, to identify the host for the next Gay Games in 2026, is submitting a Request for Information (RFI) document. This is now available, and can be received by contacting:

Brazil: Football campaign against gay prejudice

Brazil: Football campaign against gay prejudice

(Reuters) – The untimely death of Kobe Bryant has led to a campaign against homophobia in Brazilian football. Bryant wore the no. 24 shirt for the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team, and his death in a helicopter crash on Sunday has hastened a debate over a shirt number that is often eschewed by Brazilian footballers […]

Navratilova, McEnroe protest name of Margaret Court Arena

Navratilova, McEnroe protest name of Margaret Court Arena

(Reuters) – Tennis greats Martina Navratilova and John McEnroe called for Margaret Court’s name to be stripped from the Australian Open’s second showcourt, in a protest at the stadium that drew a frosty response from tournament organisers on Tuesday. Court, who holds the all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles, has been heavily criticised […]

Rugby League: Folau switches to Catalans Dragons

Rugby League: Folau switches to Catalans Dragons

(Reuters) – Former Australia rugby union international, Israel Folau, has made a switch back to rugby league, after joining Catalans Dragons on a one-year deal, the French club announced here on Tuesday. Folau reached a settlement with Rugby Australia in December, after his contract was torn up in May for posting a meme on social […]