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Russian man refused job in sports shop over his ‘feminine manner’ and ‘gay looks’ – The Independent

A Russian man has been refused a job in a sports store because its management thought his “feminine manner” and being “too well-groomed” suggested he was part of the LGBTQ community.  Eduard Zavyalov, whose surname was changed for security reasons, from Omsk, in south-western Siberia, never got to the interview stage when he applied for the sales […]

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Gay hopes to build upon success at Aledo – Weatherford Democrat

Claire Gay is the new head volleyball coach and athletic coordinator at Aledo High School. Gay started out in the fashion world, although, after working in that business for a short time, felt like it wasn’t her. Coaching club volleyball after college is when she realized where she belonged. “I fell […]

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Russian man refused job in sports shop over his ‘feminine manner’ and ‘gay looks’ – The Independent

A Russian man has been refused a job in a sports store because its management thought his “feminine manner” and being “too well-groomed” suggested he was part of the LGBTQ community.  Eduard Zavyalov, whose surname was changed for security reasons, from Omsk, in south-western Siberia, never got to the interview stage when he applied for the sales […]

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Russian man refused job in sports shop over his ‘feminine manner’ and ‘gay looks’ – The Independent

A Russian man has been refused a job in a sports store because its management thought his “feminine manner” and being “too well-groomed” suggested he was part of the LGBTQ community.  Eduard Zavyalov, whose surname was changed for security reasons, from Omsk, in south-western Siberia, never got to the interview stage when he applied for the sales […]

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Ranking the Best 30 for 30 Documentaries (So Far) – Sports Illustrated

ESPN’s upcoming 30 for 30 presentation on the life of professional wrestler Ric Flair­—the Rolex-wearing, diamond ring-wearing, kiss-stealing (Woooooo!), wheelin’, dealin’, limousine-riding, jet-flying son-of-a-gun—promises to be one of the most anticipated sports documentaries of 2017. Last week the company announced “Nature Boy” will premiere on Nov. 7, at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN. Director Rory Karpf (“I Hate Christian […]

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Idiots Hold Idiot Summit – Deadspin

L-R: David Portnoy (via YouTube), Clay Travis (via Fox Sports), Anthime Gionet (via YouTube) This week, the public was treated to a rendition of one of Aesop’s lesser-known fables, The Troll, the Moron, and the Stooge. There was no real moral, just a reminder that a sizable portion of the internet consists of opportunists tugging […]

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Russian man refused job in sports shop over his ‘feminine manner’ and ‘gay looks’ – The Independent

A Russian man has been refused a job in a sports store because its management thought his “feminine manner” and being “too well-groomed” suggested he was part of the LGBTQ community.  Eduard Zavyalov, whose surname was changed for security reasons, from Omsk, in south-western Siberia, never got to the interview stage when he applied for the sales […]

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Floyd Mayweather apologizes for using gay slur in introspective moment – Yahoo Sports

LAS VEGAS – Several large men milled around the door at 4020 Schiff Drive in an innocuous strip mall in the Chinatown district of this gambling mecca, watching over empty parking spaces in front reserved for the boss’ gleaming white Rolls Royce. Inside, the sweltering boxing gym was packed shoulder-to-shoulder with boxers, trainers, media, publicists […]

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Watch Ryan Atkin explain to Sky Sports News

Professional referee Ryan Atkin says being openly gay in football should hold no fears – SkySports

Referee Ryan Atkin has spoken to Sky Sports about his life and experiences as a gay man working in football, making him the sport’s first publicly ‘out’ professional official in the UK. The 32-year-old says his decision to share his story – described as “an important moment” for the sport by the Football Association’s Head […]

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Sports Brief: A’s outfielder apologizes for gay slur – Bay Area Reporter

Oakland A’s outfielder Matt Joyce was suspended by Major League Baseball for two games after calling an Angels fan a faggot in a heated exchange during last Friday night’s game in Anaheim. He apologized for the homophobic remark the next day. In a series of seven Twitter postings, Joyce said he wanted to […]

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A’s outfielder Matt Joyce suspended 2 games for gay slur – FOXSports.com

Oakland outfielder Matt Joyce received a two-game suspension without pay Saturday for directing a gay slur toward a fan in Anaheim and he will take part in a public outreach initiative with PFLAG, a family and ally organization supporting the LGBTQ community. Major League Baseball made the announcement, saying Joyce’s penalty was set to begin […]

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Chris Gay: Removing UGA sign is a disappointment – Columbia County News Times

Chris Gay: Removing UGA sign is a disappointment – Columbia County News Timeshttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNEIwLzu6h6aDdv-7FGMBfmGQWkEjg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779572496251&ei=1r-KWYDSOIPvqAKZm4fYBg&url=http://newstimes.augusta.com/sports/chris-gay/2017-08-09/chris-gay-removing-uga-sign-is-a-disappointmenthttp://news.google.com/news?q=gay,sports&output=rssgay,sports – Google NewsGoogle Newshttps://ssl.gstatic.com/news-static/img/logo/en_us/news.gif

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Gay journalist appeals against Russian deportation order – KITV Honolulu

By Emma Burrows CNN MOSCOW (CNN) — An openly gay journalist for a Russian investigative newspaper has appealed to a court to grant him refugee status in a bid to avoid deportation to Uzbekistan for migration violations. Ali Feruz has worked in Moscow since 2011 for the Novaya Gazeta newspaper, where he has reported on […]

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K-State’s Scott Frantz sees less-scrutinized future for gay players – The Garden City Telegram

By Kellis RobinettThe Wichita Eagle MANHATTAN (TNS) — As Scott Frantz recently learned, it is big news when a college football player reveals he is gay. The Kansas State offensive lineman created a stir last month when he came out on national television, following in the footsteps of former Missouri defensive end […]

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A’s Matt Joyce calls fan gay slur during heated exchange – FOXSports.com

Oakland outfielder Matt Joyce received a two-game suspension without pay Saturday for directing a gay slur toward a fan in Anaheim and he will take part in a public outreach initiative with PFLAG, a family and ally organization supporting the LGBTQ community. Major League Baseball made the announcement, saying Joyce’s penalty was set to begin […]

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Matt Joyce could face punishment after allegedly using a gay slur during a run-in with a fan during Friday

Matt Joyce apologizes for gay slur, receives two-game suspension – Yahoo Sports

Oakland A’s outfielder Matt Joyce issued an apology on Saturday after directing a gay slur toward a fan during Friday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels. He also received a two-game suspension without pay from Major League Baseball for his actions. According to the Associated Press, Joyce got involved in a heated exchange with the […]

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A’s outfielder Matt Joyce suspended 2 games for gay slur – Santa Fe New Mexican

Oakland Athletics’ Matt Joyce, center, apologized Saturday for a gay slur directed at a fan. Mark J. Terrill/Associated Press file photo Source Article from http://www.santafenewmexican.com/sports/a-s-outfielder-matt-joyce-suspended-games-for-gay-slur/article_03fce4a2-505e-50a4-84cb-e0adda89a4ac.htmlA’s outfielder Matt Joyce suspended 2 games for gay slur – Santa Fe New Mexicanhttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNEs5r9deiqrA69eZoJZqG7_beYUYA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779569649911&ei=7MiGWeCSGdKlqQKHu7-QBA&url=http://www.santafenewmexican.com/sports/a-s-outfielder-matt-joyce-suspended-games-for-gay-slur/article_03fce4a2-505e-50a4-84cb-e0adda89a4ac.htmlhttp://news.google.com/news?q=gay,sports&output=rssgay,sports – Google NewsGoogle Newshttps://ssl.gstatic.com/news-static/img/logo/en_us/news.gif

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Gay hopes to continue Lady Roos recent success – Weatherford Democrat

Nicholas Gay is no doubt a successful coach and individual. Gay previously coached the Lady Raiders at Denton Ryan High School, leading the girls there to 31 wins in the last season.  Gay is the new head coach at Weatherford High School, replacing Natalie Gonzales, who took the Lady Roos to […]

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A’s Matt Joyce Calls Fan Gay Slur During Heated Exchange – U.S. News & World Report

A’s Matt Joyce Calls Fan Gay Slur During Heated Exchange – U.S. News & World Reporthttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNEBuYi-rqUyeawxxGitsuuBF-J-hQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779569665308&ei=4naFWdD3B4P6qgLM5YXIBg&url=https://www.usnews.com/news/sports/articles/2017-08-05/as-matt-joyce-calls-fan-gay-slur-during-heated-exchangehttp://news.google.com/news?q=gay,sports&output=rssgay,sports – Google NewsGoogle Newshttps://ssl.gstatic.com/news-static/img/logo/en_us/news.gif

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Baylor lineman on how Bears would support an openly gay teammate: ‘You’re one of us’ – Dallas News (blog)

Frantz started all 13 games in 2016, the first Wildcats left tackle to start his entire freshman season since 1988, even shutting down Texas A&M’s Myles Garrett, the eventual No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick, in the Texas Bowl. Blackmar, too, started 12 of 13 games for the Bears line in 2016. He spent most […]

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Roscoes on 7th, a gay sports bar in Phoenix, is closing – ABC15 … – ABC15 Arizona

PHOENIX – Roscoes on 7th, a gay sports bar in central Phoenix, will close. The bar announced the closure on its website and Facebook page on Wednesday; it’s last day of operation. “I am saddened to announce that Roscoes on Seventh will be closing its doors at the end of the day today, July 26th,” the post said. […]

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