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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



Queerguru’s José Mayorga reviews BUILDING A BRIDGE  the story of a sole voice of support for the LGBTQ community within the Catholic Church

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    BE MERCIFUL, EVEN AS YOUR FATHER IS MERCIFUL. JUDGE NOT, AND YOU WILL NOT BE JUDGE. CONDEMN NOT, AND YOU WILL NOT BE CONDEMN STOP JUDGING AND YOU WILL NOT BE JUDGE. GOD JUDGES, NOT YOU… FOR WITH THE MEASURE YOU USE IT WILL BE MEASURED BACK TO YOU. LUKE 6: 36-38   … Continue reading



Queerguru’s José Mayorga reviews NOT KNOWING a queer Turkish drama now streaming online

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    Writer and director Leyla Yilmaz in her second film Not Knowing  (“Bilmemek”) gives a glance of Turkish society in general, and in particular, the portrait of a family of three, living in pre-pandemic Istambul.  Sinan (Yurdaer Okur),  the father, works with containers at the port for a big sea transportation corporation that has … Continue reading



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