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Activists to Converge in Frankfurt on FIFA’s “Day Against Discrimination”

Activists to Converge in Frankfurt on FIFA’s “Day Against Discrimination”

Anti-homophobia activists are calling on FIFA to publicly condemn homophobia in league play. A group led by international gay rights organization AllOut.org is planning a “flashmob” demonstration in Frankfurt to take place before the opening whistle of the semi-final game  [Read More]

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Markovic loses appeal, will have to pay fine

After Croatian Football Federation president Vlatko Markovic made homophobic remarks last November, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) imposed a fine of $14,500. Markovic promptly launched an appeal over the sanction — an appeal that has been rejected by the  [Read More]

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Women’s Football Deserves Better

Women’s Football Deserves Better

With the Women's World Cup underway, now is a good time to remind FIFA what it should be doing. [Read More]

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Where Are All The Gay Professional Footballers?

Where Are All The Gay Professional Footballers?

More than 25 sports figures have publicly come out as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender since the beginning of 2011 [Read More]

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Vlatko Markovic and the Recipe for a Revolution

In the 30 days before the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, 11 high-level sports figures publicly came out as gay in the media. [Read More]

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Court dismisses discrimination suit against “no homosexuals” football president Vlatko Markovic

Court dismisses discrimination suit against “no homosexuals” football president Vlatko Markovic

Earlier this week judge Jasenka Grgic of the Zagreb county court rejected one of two discrimination cases filed against president of the Croatian Football [Read More]

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