One of the Diversity Houses intended to be a safe space for folks including the LGBT community at the 2018 FIFA World Cup has been shut down.
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England’s Metro newspaper is reporting on the first violence of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, including the beating of a French gay man over the weekend.
Morocco failed to cite anti-LGBT laws in their country as a potential barrier to hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup, according to an Associated Press review of their bid.
(via Huffington Post) We already knew the selection of Russia and Qatar for the 2018 and 2012 FIFA World Cups, respectively, raised numerous civil rights questions. But now the city of Saint Petersburg, one...