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Liverpool FC assured LGBT+ fans welcome in Qatar -CEO

Liverpool FC assured LGBT+ fans welcome in Qatar -CEO

Liverpool chief executive Peter Moore says the club have been given assurances by Qatari authorities that their LGBT supporters will be welcomed in the Gulf state, for next month’s FIFA Club World Cup. Qatari officials had met with Liverpool supporters’ groups, including the LGBT group ‘Kop Outs!’ to discuss their concerns about attending the tournament, […]

IOC and Sochi: Jason Collins and Martina Navratilova Speak Out

IOC and Sochi: Jason Collins and Martina Navratilova Speak Out

Marking International Human Rights Day, both basketball-player Jason Collins and tennis champion Martina Navratilova spoke out yesterday at the United Nations. They said that the International Olympic Commitee (IOC) had not done enough ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympics to defend the rights of gay athletes, and also that emphasis should also be placed on […]