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Trip-planning: The World’s Largest Soccer Stadiums

Trip-planning: The World’s Largest Soccer Stadiums

Soccer (known globally as football) is one of the most-played games in the world, and with a staggered roster of international, regional and national tournaments, it would be possible to plan your round-the-world travels by taking it all in stadium by stadium. [Read More]

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Megan Rapinoe One Of 18 New Players To Join Athlete Ally In Fight Against Homophobia

Megan Rapinoe One Of 18 New Players To Join Athlete Ally In Fight Against Homophobia

American women’s soccer superstars Megan Rapinoe, Abby Wambach,and 16 other professional players in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) have just joined Athlete Ally, an organization that combats homophobia and transphobia in sport. [Read More]

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Teen Footballer And LGBT Activist Stabbed To Death For Being Lesbian

Teen Footballer And LGBT Activist Stabbed To Death For Being Lesbian

Her name was Sihle Sikoji, she was 19 years old, and she was from the Western Cape. [Read More]

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You’ve Probably Never Even Heard Of The Homeless World Cup — Here’s Why You Should

You’ve Probably Never Even Heard Of The Homeless World Cup — Here’s Why You Should

Why it’s important to include LGBTQ programming in anti-poverty and anti-homelessness initiatives. [Read More]

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Mexico v Brazil group stage qualifier packs the stands in Mexico City’s Zocalo

Mexico v Brazil group stage qualifier packs the stands in Mexico City’s Zocalo

I know it's a little early to say, but I think my week was made at 3:30pm on day 2 at the Homeless World Cup in Mexico City when I took my spot at the side of the pitch to cheer Mexico against Brazil. [Read More]

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Homeless World Cup opener in Mexico City’s Zocalo

Homeless World Cup opener in Mexico City’s Zocalo

I'm going to keep looking for the hidden stories. [Read More]

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100 soccer balls bound for an orphanage in Lira, Uganda are grounded in Cincinnati, Ohio

100 soccer balls bound for an orphanage in Lira, Uganda are grounded in Cincinnati, Ohio

Wanna get your do-good on? We need help getting 100 soccer balls from Cincinnati, Ohio to Lira, Uganda [Read More]

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Spotlight organization: Girls & Football SA

Spotlight organization: Girls & Football SA

This group's work is so important and effective that it's even caught the attention of bad-ass First Lady Michelle Obama. [Read More]

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Are The Sports World’s Anti-Homophobia Campaigns Eradicating Homophobia In Sports?

Are The Sports World’s Anti-Homophobia Campaigns Eradicating Homophobia In Sports?

While more professional athletes have come out of the closet in the past year than in the past decade, one expert on homophobia in professional sports says the sports world is still the last great bastion of institutionalized homophobia. [Read More]

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Spotlight organization: Craig Bellamy Foundation

Spotlight organization: Craig Bellamy Foundation

Created in 2007, the Craig Bellamy Foundation is "a charity offering underprivileged children in Sierra Leone the chance to reach their true potential through sport and education... [Read More]

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