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Michelle Heyman Condemns Homophobic Football Fans

An Australian football team whose official fan group waves homophobic banners and sells them as merchandise has been condemned by one the country’s sporting stars. In February, Western Sydney Wanderers’ official supporters group, the Red and Black Bloc, unveiled a banner depicting Sydney FC coach, Graham Arnold, performing oral sex.…

Rio 2016: The Decidedly Gay-Friendly Olympics

Unlike the Sochi Games two years ago, where gay rights were called into question over anti-gay laws enacted by Russia’s government, the Rio Games seem to be increasingly tolerant by comparison. It hasn’t been flawless — for example, homophobic slurs were shouted by some in the stands at a U.S.…