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PASSAGES-Singer-actress-Olivia-Newton-John-dead-at-73

  PASSAGES Singer/actress Olivia Newton-John dead at 73

Olivia Newton-John—the Australian singer who charmed generations of viewers in the 1978 blockbuster movie Grease and had such music hits as "Physical," with both garnering many LGBTQ+ fans—died Aug. 8 at age 73, according to media ...


 
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  Montreal Pride Parade is canceled

Citing security concerns, the organizers of the Fierte Montreal Pride Parade abruptly canceled the Aug. 7 event at the last minute, The Washington Blade reported. The other events scheduled at the Esplanade of the Olympic Park—T-Dance ...


 
WORLD-Zelensky-French-position-UK-drag-queen-shows-triathlons

  WORLD Zelensky, French position, UK drag-queen shows, triathlons

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed he will ask Ukraine's government to look into legalizing same-sex marriage after the war with Russia ends, PinkNews reported. Ukraine's constitution defines marriage as between a man and a woman. Last ...


 
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  Uganda government forces LGBTQ+ group to shut down

An LGBTQI+-rights group in Uganda said the country's government forced it to shut down, according to The Washington Blade. Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), in a press release, said Uganda's National ...


 
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  Brittney Griner found guilty, sentenced to nine years

On Aug. 4, a Russian court found out WNBA star Brittney Griner guilty of drug smuggling and possession charges—and sentenced her to nine years in prison. The widely expected verdict came after a monthlong trial ...


 
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  WORLD Cuban referendum, Gay Games, Berlin attacks, Indian trans men

Cuba's parliament announced that the country will hold a referendum on the legalization of same-sex marriage and surrogate parenthood, Deutsche Welle reported. The referendum on the new family law is scheduled to be held Sunday, Sept. ...


 
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  Biden reportedly offers arms dealer in exchange for Griner, Whelan

After months of internal debate, the Biden administration has offered to exchange Viktor Bout, a convicted Russian arms trafficker serving a 25-year prison sentence in Illinois, as part of a potential deal ...


 
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  Greece bans 'normalizing' surgeries for intersex babies

Greece's parliament has banned "sex-normalizing" surgeries on intersex babies, Reuters reported. Intersex individuals have atypical chromosomes that affect their bodies in a way that does not fit with the normative definitions of male or female. Under ...


 
WORLD-Womens-rugby-EU-vs-Hungary-S-Korea-festival-Berlin-Pride

  WORLD Women's rugby, EU vs. Hungary, S. Korea festival, Berlin Pride

Trans women could be barred from playing women's rugby in England under new recommendations from the Rugby Football Union (RFU) that will be voted on soon, PinkNews reported. The move is a U-turn from the governing ...


 
Andorra-passes-civil-marriage-for-same-sex-couples

  Andorra passes civil marriage for same-sex couples

On July 21, lawmakers in the tiny European country of Andorra voted unanimously to extend civil marriage rights to same-sex couples, The Los Angeles Blade reported. Andorra is a small country known for its ski areas ...


 
Pro-Russian-woman-tennis-player-says-shes-in-same-sex-relationship

  Pro Russian woman tennis player says she's in same-sex relationship

Russia's highest-ranked women's tennis player, Daria Kasatkina, said in a video interview released July 18 that she is dating a woman, according to ESPN. The 25-year-old French Open semifinalist's comments come as the Russian parliament discus ...


 
WORLD-Argentina-report-Gay-Games-conversion-therapy-Ukraine-petition

  WORLD Argentina report, Gay Games, conversion therapy, Ukraine petition

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), in partnership with Instituto de Políticas Publicas LGBT, released its first-ever, Argentina-focused HRC Equidad AR: Global Workplace Equality Program report, a press release noted. ...


 
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  Griner's lawyers say she was prescribed medical cannabis

Lawyers for WNBA star Brittney Griner told Russian judges on July 15 that she was prescribed medical cannabis for "severe chronic pain," CNN reported. Griner's defense team submitted to the Russian court a letter from a ...


 
Kevin-Spacey-pleads-not-guilty-in-London-in-sexual-assault-case

  Kevin Spacey pleads not guilty in London in sexual-assault case

On July 14, two-time Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey pled not guilty of sexual assault in London's Central Criminal Court, according to WAGM-TV. The former House of Cards star, who ran London's Old Vic theater between 2004 ...


 
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  WORLD Slovenia marriage item, Antigua and Barbuda, Berlin mosque

In Slovenia, the Constitutional Court legalized same-sex marriage and adoptions after finding a law under which only heterosexual partners can marry and same-sex couples cannot adopt children to be in contravention of the constitutional ban on ...


 
Index-lists-safest-most-dangerous-countries-for-LGBTQI-travelers

  Index lists safest, most dangerous countries for LGBTQI+ travelers

The Star Observer noted that Brunei edged past Nigeria to emerge as the most dangerous country in the world for LGBTQI travelers, according to the annual LGBTQ+ Safety Travel Index. And for the second year in ...


 
Former-Japanese-prime-minister-dies-after-being-shot-

  Former Japanese prime minister dies after being shot

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe died on July 8 after being shot while giving a campaign speech on a street in central Japan, CNN reported, citing public broadcaster NHK. Japanese publication Nikkei also reported that ...


 
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  Brittney Griner pleads guilty in Russian court

Out WNBA basketball star Brittney Griner pled guilty to drug charges in a Moscow court on July 7, NBC News reported. This development leaves her facing the prospect of up to 10 years in prison as ...


 
UK-Prime-Minister-Boris-Johnson-resigns-

  UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigns

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has resigned, ending an unprecedented political crisis over his future that has paralyzed Britain's government, USA Today reported. He said he will stay in office until the Conservative Party selects a new leader who will ...


 
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  British PM Boris Johnson deals with multiple resignations

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's leadership is hanging by a thread after the resignations of two of his most high-profile ministers and several other top officials and ministerial aides in the last 24 hours, CNBC reported. ...


 
Brittney-Griner-pleads-to-Biden-for-release

  Brittney Griner pleads to Biden for release

Brittney Griner has appealed to President Joe Biden in a letter passed to the White House through her representatives, NPR reported. In the letter, Griner said she feared she might never return home and asked that ...


 
WORLD-KyivPride-Romanian-bill-marriage-items-Cynthia-Erivo

  WORLD KyivPride, Romanian bill, marriage items, Cynthia Erivo

Ukraine's largest LGBTQ+-rights event, KyivPride, went ahead as a peace march—in Warsaw, Poland, CNBC reported. It joined Warsaw's yearly Equality Parade, the largest such event in central Europe, using it as a platform to keep international ...


 
US-House-passes-resolution-urging-Griners-release-

  U.S. House passes resolution urging Griner's release

The U.S. House passed a bipartisan resolution calling on the Russian government to immediately release WNBA star Brittney Griner, CNN reported. "Not a day goes by that we aren't thinking of Brittney and working to get ...


 
WORLD-Japanese-ruling-Pride-events-Colombia-election-Boris-Johnson

  WORLD Japanese ruling, Pride events, Colombia election, Boris Johnson

A Japanese court ruled that the country's ban on same-sex marriage does not violate the constitution, and rejected demands for compensation by three couples who said their right to free union and equality has been violated, ...


 
WORLD-Pride-disruption-trans-journalists-Tunisian-play-marriage-bills

  WORLD Pride disruption, trans journalists, Tunisian play, marriage bills

Turkish police officers carrying clear-plastic riot shields, wielding batons and deploying pepper powder balls as well as tear gas violently broke up a Pride parade that Middle East Technical University students organized in the capital of ...


 
Kevin-Spacey-granted-bail-at-UK-hearing

  Kevin Spacey granted bail at UK hearing

On June 16, embattled actor Kevin Spacey was granted unconditional bail at a magistrates court hearing in Westminster, London, as the sexual-assault case against him was referred to Southwark Crown Court, Deadline reported. Deputy Chief Magistrate ...


 
Russia-extends-Brittney-Griners-detention-again

  Russia extends Brittney Griner's detention again

On June 14, prosecutors in Russia were granted another extension in the case of U.S. women's basketball player Brittney Griner, ESPN reported. The extension is a procedural move that was expected and should have little effect ...


 
WORLD-Pride-events-Darren-Hayes-Virgin-Mary-poster-LGBTQ-Scotland

  WORLD Pride events, Darren Hayes, Virgin Mary poster, LGBTQ+ Scotland

A celebratory march made its way through the Thailand capital of Bangkok—the first of its kind in almost 16 years, DW.com reported. The "Naruemit Pride 2022" event, using the Thai word for "creation," was the result ...


 
WORLD-Grindr-ads-British-mayor-Billie-Jean-King-Australian-awards

  WORLD Grindr ads, British mayor, Billie Jean King, Australian awards

In Australia, a retail worker-turned-Greens politician credited catchy ads on gay hookup app Grindr for his stunning victory in Brisbane, The Daily Mail noted. Stephen Bates defeated Liberal-National Party incumbent Trevor Evans in the inner-city seat ...


 
WORLD-Canadian-law-GLAAD-Pride-Flag-situation-German-story-hour

  WORLD Canadian law, GLAAD, Pride Flag situation, German story hour

Members of Canada's LGBTQ community, Indigenous people and minority groups fear a proposed law tackling online harm could disproportionately curtail their online freedoms and even make them police targets, The Toronto Sun reported. Plans for an ...


 
Church-of-Scotland-votes-to-allow-same-sex-marriages

  Church of Scotland votes to allow same-sex marriages

The Church of Scotland has voted to allow same-sex marriages after recent warnings that its historical opposition had increased the church's decline toward irrelevance, The Guardian reported. The church's general assembly voted 274-136 to allow it ...


 
Kevin-Spacey-charged-with-sexual-assault-in-the-UK

  Kevin Spacey charged with sexual assault in the UK

In the United Kingdom, embattled actor Kevin Spacey has been charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of "causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent," Variety reported. The decision ...


 
OUTBermuda-hires-first-ever-executive-director

  OUTBermuda hires first-ever executive director

Bermuda's LGBTQ+ advocacy nonprofit OUTBermuda has hired its first-ever executive director—Tiffany Paynter—as it looks to expand its impact and strengthen its sustainability as a resource. A social entrepreneur and longtime ...


 
WORLD-Nigeria-protest-Flag-in-the-Map-Belgium-McDonalds

  WORLD Nigeria protest, 'Flag in the Map,' Belgium, McDonald's

Dressed in rainbow-colored vests, members of the LGBTQ+ community marched in a dangerous demonstration in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, to protest a bill introduced by lawmakers in Nigeria's lower house of parliament last month seeking to ban ...


 
WORLD-Eswatini-ruling-Toronto-deaths-Greece-blood-donations

  WORLD Eswatini ruling, Toronto deaths, Greece, blood donations

The High Court in Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) rejected an appeal for legal recognition by the local LGBTQ+-rights group Eswatini Sexual & Gender Minorities, citing "laws … prevailing in the kingdom" ...


 
Report-Malta-is-the-best-European-country-regarding-LGBTQ-rights-

  Report: Malta is the best European country regarding LGBTQ+ rights

An annual report courtesy of ILGA-Europe stated that Malta remains the best country in Europe for LGBTQ+ rights, Euronews noted. The association said that Malta (which scored 92 out of a possible 100) has maintained the ...


 
Griners-detention-in-Russia-extended-by-a-month

  Griner's detention in Russia extended by a month

The lawyer for Brittney Griner said May 13 that the WNBA star's pretrial detention in Russia has been extended by one month, ESPN reported. Alexander Boykov told The Associated Press he believed the relatively short extension ...


 
WORLD-South-Africa-Greek-ruling-soccer-items-singer-attacked

  WORLD South Africa, Greek ruling, soccer items, singer attacked

South African President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa praised his country for creating a conducive environment for LGB people to practice same-sex marriages and partnerships, according to Erasing 76 Crimes. Speaking at a Freedom Day celebration in Mpumalanga, ...


 
Brittney-Griner-gets-new-designation-Black-LGBTQ-group-responds

  Brittney Griner gets new designation; Black LGBTQ+ group responds

The United States is now saying lesbian WNBA player Brittney Griner is wrongfully detained in Russia, NPR reported. The shift in language indicates the United States will work more aggressively to secure her release. The State ...


 
WORLD-Conversion-therapy-Russian-ruling-concert-pianist-trans-politician

  WORLD Conversion therapy, Russian ruling, concert pianist, trans politician

A trans woman opened up about her horrific experiences of conversion therapy in the wake of the UK government's reviled U-turn that will see LGB conversion therapy banned but trans conversion therapy remain legal, PinkNews reported. ...


 
Canada-lifts-blood-donor-ban-for-gay-and-bisexual-men

  Canada lifts blood-donor ban for gay and bisexual men

Health Canada approved Canadian Blood Services' submission to eliminate the three-month donor deferral period for gay and bisexual men as well as some other people in the LGBTQ2S+ demographic, CTV National News reported. The national blood ...


 
Biden-Harris-administration-reports-on-efforts-to-support-global-LGBTQ-rights-HRC-applauds-result

  Biden-Harris administration reports on efforts to support global LGBTQ+ rights, HRC applauds result

-- From a press release

WASHINGTON — The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, has commended the release of a report from the Biden-Harris ...


 
Rape-murder-of-Kenyan-lesbian-spark-outrage

  Rape, murder of Kenyan lesbian spark outrage

Kenyan authorities said six men who raped and murdered Sheila Adhiambo Lumumba, 25, on April 19 in her home in Karatina actually targeted her because of her sexual orientation, The Washington Blade reported. The body of ...


 
Calls-to-free-Brittney-Griner-increase-after-prisoner-release

  Calls to free Brittney Griner increase after prisoner release

As some people celebrate the April 27 announcement that Texas Marine veteran Trevor Reed would be released from a Russian prison, there were others urging the U.S. government to continue working behind the scenes—particularly regarding the ...


 
Same-sex-couple-have-historic-wedding-in-Antarctica

  Same-sex couple have historic wedding in Antarctica

RRS Sir David Attenborough crew members Eric Bourne and Stephen Carpenter are now the first same-sex couple ever married in the British Antarctic Territory on April 24, The Maritime Executive noted. The Maritime Executive noted that ...


 
French-President-Macron-defeats-Le-Pen-is-re-elected

  French President Macron defeats Le Pen, is re-elected

French President Emmanuel Macron comfortably won re-election to a second term on April 24, defeating far-right, anti-LGBTQ+ candidate Marine Le Pen in a runoff. The second five-year term for the centrist spared France and Europe from ...


 
WORLD-Soldiers-Everywhere-Is-Queer-soccer-items

  WORLD Soldiers, Everywhere Is Queer, soccer items

Video below

The South Korean Supreme Court ruled that soldiers of the same sex who have consensual sex in a private space cannot be charged with assault under the Military Criminal Act, The Hankyoreh reported. Previously, the court ...


 
Wimbledon-banning-Russian-Belarusian-players

  Wimbledon banning Russian, Belarusian players

Russian and Belarusian tennis players will be banned from competing in Wimbledon (which starts June 27) because of Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Belarus' support of the ongoing war, USA Today noted, citing a New York ...


 
Gay-Games-2023-announces-updated-sports-list

  Gay Games 2023 announces updated sports list

Gay Games 11 Hong Kong announced an all-new line-up of 23 sports for the November 2023 Games—a global multisport, arts and culture event founded in 1982 that celebrates diversity and inclusion. Co-hosted with Guadalajara, Mexico, the ...


 
WORLD-Conversion-therapy-director-attacked-killings-Rwanda-Grag-Queen

  WORLD Conversion therapy, director attacked, killings, Rwanda, Grag Queen

Thousands of LGBTQ+ people and allies across the United Kingdom recently protested the British government's refusal to ban anti-trans conversion therapy, Xtra Magazine noted. On April 10, demonstrators gathered at 10 Downing Street, the office of ...


 
WORLD-Conference-canceled-Catholic-event-India-bills-Gertrude-Stein

  WORLD Conference canceled, Catholic event, India bills, Gertrude Stein

The United Kingdom canceled its first-ever international LGBTQ+ conference after a boycott by more than 100 organizations, the BBC reported. "Safe To Be Me" was scheduled to take place in London in June to promote LGBTQ+ ...


 
Singer-Emily-Sande-comes-out-as-part-of-the-LGBTQ-community

  Singer Emily Sande comes out as part of the LGBTQ+ community

British pop singer/songwriter Emeli Sande has revealed that she's in love with a woman who might just be "the one," according to a Billboard item that cited her interview with Metro. Sande came out and said ...


 
WORLD-Global-conference-conversion-therapy-Its-a-Sin-South-Africa

  WORLD Global conference, conversion therapy, 'It's a Sin,' South Africa

This summer, the United Kingdom will host a global LGBTQ+-rights conference that will coincide with London Pride's 50th anniversary, The Washington Blade noted. The Safe to Be Me: A Global Equality Conference will take place in ...


 
British-transgender-cyclist-banned-

  British transgender cyclist banned

Outsports has reported that transgender cyclist Emily Bridges has been barred from competing in the British National Omnium Championship after the UCI—the sports' international governing body—said Bridges is still registered ...


 
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  DignityUSA: New Vatican document on education could increase exclusion of LGBTQI people

-- From a press release

March 31, 2022—A newly released document from the Vatican's Congregation for Catholic Education could make it even more difficult for LGBTQI people to be part of the Catholic school system and could trigger a new wave ...


 
WORLD-Religious-leaders-Canadian-monument-Sri-Lanka-Ukrainian-clinics

  WORLD Religious leaders, Canadian monument, Sri Lanka, Ukrainian clinics

More than 150 senior religious leaders from around the globe have committed to protecting LGBTQ+ people in faith communities, according to PinkNews. A "revolutionary" set of safeguarding principles were set out by the 2022 conference of ...


 
Pride-Journey-Iceland

  Pride Journey: Iceland

The only way to describe Iceland is ... magical. It truly is. Iceland is like no other place I've visited in the world. It's topography, climate, people, culture, history, and nightlife blended together make Iceland a ...


 
WORLD-Trevor-Project-Ukraine-items-LGBTQ-politician-Kosovos-anti-gay-move

  WORLD Trevor Project, Ukraine items, LGBTQ politician, Kosovo's anti-gay move

The Trevor Project—the LGBTQ+ suicide-prevention organization named after "Trevor," an Academy Award-winning short film about a gay teenager who attempts suicide—is expanding its services into Mexico, NBC News reported. The ...


 
Top-UK-court-upholds-Cayman-Islands-marriage-equality-ban

  Top UK court upholds Cayman Islands marriage-equality ban

On March 14, the UK Privy Council ruled that the Cayman Islands Constitution does not provide a right for same-sex marriage and ruled in favor of the Cayman Islands government by dismissing the case of lesbian ...


 
WORLD-Warlord-killed-marriage-items-Chile-president-Tchaikovsky

  WORLD Warlord killed, marriage items, Chile president, Tchaikovsky

One of the top warlords and a close advisor to Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov was killed recently in the battle for Antonov Airport, also known as Hostomel Airport—an international cargo airport and testing facility northwest of ...


 
Vatican-official-to-speak-during-virtual-LGBTQ-event

  Vatican official to speak during virtual LGBTQ+ event

In what may be the first time a Vatican official speak with an LGBTQ+ audience, the Mount Rainier, Maryland-based LGBTQ+ Catholic group New Ways Ministry announced that a French nun who serves as the undersecretary of ...


 
WORLD-Singapore-ruling-journalist-killed-Ukraine-items-Flee

  WORLD Singapore ruling, journalist killed, Ukraine items, 'Flee'

Singapore's highest court dismissed a challenge by three LGBTQ+-rights activists against a law criminalizing sex between men ruling that since authorities did not enforce the law, it did not breach plaintiffs' ...


 
Russia-Belarus-athletes-face-consequences-of-Ukraine-invasion

  Russia, Belarus athletes face consequences of Ukraine invasion

Athletes from Russia and Belarus are facing the consequences of their countries' invasion of Ukraine. Faced with threats of withdrawals and growing animosity in the Athletes Village, organizers of the Winter Paralympics, on March 3, expelled ...


 
European-LGBTQ-activists-show-support-for-Ukraine

  European LGBTQ+ activists show support for Ukraine

LGBTQ activists across Europe continued to stand in solidarity with their counterparts in Ukraine in the wake of Russia's invasion of their country, The Washington Blade noted. "We are ready to host LGBT+ people from Ukraine ...


 
WORLD-Russia-hate-crimes-in-Israel-Gus-Kenworthy-Indian-state

  WORLD Russia, hate crimes in Israel, Gus Kenworthy, Indian state

The Russian government made an unsuccessful attempt to shut down one of the country's largest and most prominent LGBTQ-rights groups, but human rights advocates say there are likely more attempts on the horizon, NBC News noted. ...


 
Mexico-issues-first-non-binary-birth-certificate-

  Mexico issues first non-binary birth certificate

On Feb. 11, Mexican LGBTQIA+ activist Fausto Martínez became the first person to receive a non-binary gender marker on their birth certificate, Re Mezcla and Human Rights Watch reported. This historic achievement was the result of ...


 
US-finishes-fifth-at-Winter-Olympics-LGBTQs-win-nine-medals

  U.S. finishes fifth at Winter Olympics; LGBTQs win nine medals

Feb. 20 marked the end of competition at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics—with Team USA finishing fifth. The United States experienced highs and lows during the competition. Nathan Chen won gold in men's individual figure skating ...


 
WORLD-Indian-plan-Kuwaiti-ruling-meetings-in-Cuba-Thai-protest

  WORLD Indian plan, Kuwaiti ruling, meetings in Cuba, Thai protest

In India, the Centre unveiled the roadmap for mainstreaming transgender persons under the umbrella scheme SMILE, or Support for Marginalized Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise, The Times of India reported. The scheme of the ministry of ...


 
Non-binary-skater-and-partner-finish-eighth-at-Winter-Olympics

  Non-binary skater and partner finish eighth at Winter Olympics

Timothy LeDuc—who made history as the first non-binary competitor at a Winter Olympics—and partner Ashley Cain Gribble finished eighth in the pairs figure-skating competition in Beijing on Feb. 19. China's Wenjing Sui and Cong Han took ...


 
Controversial-ROC-figure-skater-Valieva-finishes-fourth

  Controversial ROC figure skater Valieva finishes fourth

Kamila Valieva—the 15-year-old figure skater from the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) who was at the center of controversy when she was approved to compete after failing a doping test—stumbled during her free skate and finished fourth ...


 
US-womens-hockey-team-falls-in-gold-medal-game-Bulls-win-fifth-straight

  U.S. women's hockey team falls in gold-medal game; Bulls win fifth straight

Team Canada's Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice and Canada snatched gold back from the United States in a 3-2 win on Feb. 17 in Beijing, as the Americans failed to defend their Olympic crown from four years ...


 
Israel-New-Zealand-ban-conversion-therapy

  Israel, New Zealand ban conversion therapy

Two more countries have banned the widely discredited practice known as conversion therapy. In Israel, the health ministry issued a circular Feb. 14 banning medical professionals from practicing it, The Jerusalem Post reported. The circular stresses ...


 
Gay-Games-Hong-Kong-FGG-name-Guadalajara-presumptive-co-host-of-11th-Gay-Games-in-2023-

  Gay Games Hong Kong, FGG name Guadalajara presumptive co-host of 11th Gay Games in 2023

-- From a press release

Hong Kong and San Francisco, 14 February 2022 The Federation of Gay Games (FGG) and Gay Games 11 Hong Kong (GGHK) today announced that Guadalajara has been named the presumptive co-host of the November 2023 ...


 
OLYMPICS-Skater-who-failed-drug-test-is-cleared-to-compete

  OLYMPICS Skater who failed drug test is cleared to compete

In a decision that stunned the Olympic sports movement, 15-year-old figure-skating Russian Olympic Committee phenom Kamila Valieva will be allowed to skate Tuesday, Feb. 15, in the women's singles skating competition in Beijing, NPR reported. A ...


 
Jackson-becomes-first-Black-woman-to-win-speedskating-medal

  Jackson becomes first Black woman to win speedskating medal

On Feb. 13, Erin Jackson became the first Black woman to win a speedskating medal at the Winter Olympics—and it's gold. Jackson won the 500 meters in 37.04 seconds, giving the U.S. speedskating program its first ...


 





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