UK Football Chiefs finally Fine a major Club for allowing homophobic taunts

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So it turns out that the FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION (FA) the official body that controls football in the UK does have a set of balls after all ….. albeit small ones.  They have just fined the first club Wolverhampton Wanderers, better known as Wolves, for homophobic chanting.   The team received a £100,000   (about $125000) sanction from … Continue reading

DeSantis Evil Incarnate : strikes again against the LGBTQ+ community

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  Yesterday was INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA, BIPHOBIA, INTESEXPHOBIA, AND TRANSPHOBIA and DeSantis marked the occasion by using the Florida Legislature to take away the hard-fought rights of our queer community. He signed FOUR NEW BILLS that include an expansion of “don’t say gay,” a ban on gender-affirming care, restrictions on bathroom use, and restrictions … Continue reading

If everyone survives Qatar hosting the World Cup what’s next for upholding LGBTQ rights in sports?

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  The new edition of the New Yorker pertinently reminds us FIFA awarded Qatar the right to host the World Cup on December 2, 2010. On the same day, the organization’s executive committee voted to give Russia the 2018 edition. Of the twenty-two men who voted, fifteen were later indicted by American or Swiss prosecutors, … Continue reading

Queerguru’s Ris Fatah reviewed #LookAtMe : when a Singaporean YouTuber publicly defends his gay twin all hell lets loose

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  #LookAtMe is the latest film by Singaporean film director Ken Kwek. Inspired by similar real-life events, Kwek explores the effects Singapore’s anti-gay laws, discrimination, surveillance, and human rights issues have on a mother and her two sons.  Sean and Ricky Mazuki (both played by Yao) are twins in their late teens who live with … Continue reading

Homophobia and Hypocrisy is alive and well in UK Tory Party

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    The  UK Conservatives finished their  Party Conference with an LGBTQ+ party  night which ended in disarray amidst ‘disgusting’ homophobic abuse The event was organized by LGBT+ Conservatives, the official LGBTQ+ wing of the Conservative Party (kind of like the obnoxious republican Log Cabin in the US). It was the final night of the … Continue reading

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