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Moscow’s Other Games

Moscow’s Other Games

Like all participants of the Russian Open Games, I’m to be investigated before I’m given any information. Not for the usual reasons people are investigated in Russia, but in order to keep the games safe from potential saboteurs. [Read More]

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Seven queer multisport gatherings in 2014

Seven queer multisport gatherings in 2014

From Cleveland to Copenhagen, there are plenty of places to compete without fear of persecution. [Read More]

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Interview with MMA fighter Fallon Fox

Interview with MMA fighter Fallon Fox

The one thing that nobody seemed to be talking about was that though there was an element of sensationalism to the coverage of her story, Fox was being subjected to the exact same treatment in the press and popular opinion as many other female athletes. I caught up with Fox by Skype to talk about what it means to be a female competitor in America today. [Read More]

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Ayanbadejo and Kluwe: redefining machismo in (American) football

Ayanbadejo and Kluwe: redefining machismo in (American) football

I pretty much hate American football. The version of masculinity that the sport generally celebrates--a tobacco-chawing, square-jawed, graceless hyper-macho image of bloodthirsty men--is the very antithesis of what I love about soccer/world football. It would take something extraordinary for me to cultivate an interest in it. [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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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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8 Days Left To Make A 10-Year Project Celebrating LGBTQ Student Athletes A Reality

8 Days Left To Make A 10-Year Project Celebrating LGBTQ Student Athletes A Reality

Photographer Jeff Sheng has spent the more than nine years traveling across the United States and Canada to photograph out high school and college-level athletes. The project, called Fearless, will be a book of photography documenting these extraordinary youth. [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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Canadian jockey Chantal Sutherland first woman to ride in Dubai World Cup

Canadian jockey Chantal Sutherland first woman to ride in Dubai World Cup

Chantal Sutherland’s bio reads like adventure fiction. [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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