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NFL To Georgia: No Super Bowl For You Unless Governor Vetoes Anti-LGBT RFRA Bill

BOOM. From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: If Georgia chooses to turn the “religious liberty” bill into law, be prepared: Atlanta may not get a Super Bowl. That was the suggestion from the NFL on Friday when the league released a statement in response to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s question about whether the league had any position on Georgia House Bill 757. The ...

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LOS ANGELES: Shopping Center Bans Boxing Champion Manny Pacquiao Over Anti-Gay Comments

The owner of a popular Los Angeles shopping center spotted notoriously anti-gay boxing champion Manny Pacquiao leaving a movie with his entourage yesterday and decided he doesn’t want Pacquiao allowed back on the property. TMZ Sports reports: The battle between The Grove and Pacquiao started in 2012 … when Manny was banned over an interview in which he reportedly quoted ...

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Minor League Pitcher: I Quit The Sport Because Teammates Talked About Murdering Gays [VIDEO]

Via Yahoo Sports: Last season, gay minor-league pitcher Tyler Dunnington stepped away from baseball after dealing with hateful speech from teammates and coaches. In an email to Cyd Zeigler of Outsports, Dunnington detailed why he felt he needed to leave the game he loved. Dunnington was not out to his teammates when he played, and that led to some awkward, ...

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NFL Prospect: Atlanta Falcons Coach Asked If I’m Gay

EPSN reports: An Atlanta Falcons coach asked former Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple whether he is gay during a meeting last week at the NFL combine. Apple described the meeting Friday during an interview with Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, although he did not identify the coach. “The Falcons coach, one of the coaches, was like, ‘So do you like men?'” Apple ...

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HBO Slams “Deplorable” Manny Pacquiao

HBO has issued a statement denouncing champion boxer Manny Pacquiao as they prepare to air his next bout. Via Outsports: “Next month Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Jr. are scheduled to meet in a Pay-Per-View bout,” HBO said in a statement. “We have an obligation to both fighters and, therefore, will proceed to produce and distribute that event. However, we ...

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WWE Star Dave Bautista On Manny Pacquiao: My Mom’s A Lesbian, I Don’t Fucking Take That Shit [VIDEO]

TMZ reports: Manny Pacquiao is a “fucking idiot” — so says “Guardians of the Galaxy” star Dave Bautista … who says he’s EXTREMELY offended by the boxer’s anti-gay comments because his mom’s gay. The former WWE superstar — who also happens to be Filipino — went off on Pacman at LAX. “My mom happens to be a lesbian so I ...

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New York Mets To Host First LGBT Pride Night

From the New York Post: The Mets will host the team’s first ever Pride Night at Citi Field this season, as the latest major New York team to have such a night after the Islanders hosted an LGBT-themed night this month. The Mets in the past have hosted events from Fiesta Latina night to Jewish Heritage Day. Other major league ...

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World Net Daily Has The Manny Pacquiao Sadz

World Net Daily readers are vowing to boycott Nike after the sportswear giant yesterday fired boxing champion Manny Pacquiao over his “abhorrent” comments about gay people. From their story: “It’s common sense,” the Christian athlete told TV5 in the the Philippines on Monday. “Do you see animals mating with the same sex? Animals are better because they can distinguish male ...

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Boxer Manny Pacquiao: Death To Gays

TMZ Sports reports: Manny Pacquiao is doubling down on his anti-gay stance — posting a bible verse that condones putting gays to death … hours after he was fired by Nike. The Filipino news agency ABS-CBN captured an Instagram Manny put up early Thursday morning quoting Leviticus 20.13: “If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does ...

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CONFIRMED: Nike Fires Boxing Champion Manny Pacquaio Over “Abhorrent” Comments About Gays

TMZ Sports confirms their scoop from earlier today: Nike has made it official — Manny Pacquiao has been FIRED over his anti-gay comments. Nike issued a statement saying, “We find Manny Pacquiao’s comments abhorrent.” “Nike strongly opposes discrimination of any kind and has a long history of supporting and standing up for the rights of the LGBT community. We no ...

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TMZ: Nike Is Preparing To Drop Manny Pacquaio

TMZ Sports reports that Nike has pulled its Manny Pacquaio line of branded sportswear from its website in preparation for cutting ties with the anti-LGBT champion boxer. They write: Multiple sources tell TMZ Sports … Nike is preparing to cut ties with boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao after his latest round of anti-gay comments. The two sides have had a relationship ...

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Boxing Champ Floyd Mayweather Responds To Manny Pacquaio: Stop Trashing Gay People [VIDEO]

Last year Floyd Mayweather whupped Manny Pacquaio in a match billed as the “fight of the century.” Via TMZ: Floyd Mayweather has a message for Manny Pacquiao — stop throwing shade at gay people!!! Mayweather was on a jewelry shopping spree in NYC (per usual) when we asked how he felt about his most famous opponent saying gay people are ...

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Boxer Manny Pacquiao: Gays Are Worse Than Animals

Former worldwide boxing champion Manny Pacquiao, who is running for the Philippines Senate, is saying “sorry not sorry” after declaring that gays are worse than animals. The BBC reports: Mr Pacquiao’s original remark, made during a TV interview, drew ire from gay Filipino celebrities and a rights group and sparked heated discussion. Initially he appeared unrepentant, writing in a post ...

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US Olympics Committee To Athletes And Staff: Consider Skipping 2016 Rio Games If You Fear The Zika Virus

The United States Olympics Committee has suggested that athletes and support staff should consider skipping the 2016 Rio Games if they fear contracting the Zika virus. Reuters reports: The USOC’s briefing to sport federations is the latest sign that Olympics officials are taking the Zika threat to the games in Rio de Janeiro seriously, and acknowledging that at least some ...

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Super Bowl 50 Ruined By Gay Illuminati [VIDEO]

The halftime show at Super Bowl 50 was filled with rainbows, from Coldplay frontman Chris Martin’s microphone to 20,000 fans spelling out “Believe In Love” with rainbow-hued placards. We’ve yet to hear whether the show’s planners intended to deliver a pro-gay message and perhaps their intent is obvious, but first to jump on the story are YouTube’s Illuminati-New World Order ...

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Super Bowl 50 Was A Gay Rainbow Festival [VIDEO]

The gay folks who tuned into the Super Bowl to see Beyonce’s halftime performance enjoyed an interesting side perk when Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin got down on his knees to allow a fan to mop his face with a small rainbow flag. Rainbow colors were a major theme at the show as even Martin’s microphone was rainbow-hued. And then ...

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Lady Gaga Wows Nation At Super Bowl 50 [VIDEO]

Social media tonight erupted with lavish praise from the left and the right after Lady Gaga’s live performance of the national anthem at Super Bowl 50. Today reports: At Super Bowl 50, Lady Gaga hit all the right notes. The singer kicked off football’s biggest night of the year with a stirring, 2-minute, 28-second rendition of the American National Anthem ...

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Mattel Issues Barbie Modeled After Out Soccer Star

Mattel yesterday announced the release of a short-haired Barbie modeled after out lesbian soccer star Abby Wambach. Via Gay Star News: If you thought Barbie dolls were all one shape and image, the new Abby Wambach doll goes some way to confronting stereotypes and showing young girls (and boys), that female role models don’t all come in one mold. Wambach, ...

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Christian Group Issues Super Bowl Boycott Targets

Faith Driven Consumer has issued ratings of all Super Bowl 2016 advertisers based on how much they love Jesus. According to the group, 77% of Christians will “leave their current brand when they identify a more faith-compatible option.” Via press release: Faith Driven Consumer™ (FDC)—representing 41 million Americans who spend $2 trillion annually, has earned wide recognition for its groundbreaking ...

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CANADA: Edmonton Oilers Become First NHL Team To Use “Pride Tape” On Their Hockey Sticks

From the National Hockey League: The Edmonton Oilers became the first NHL team to use Pride Tape, a multicolored tape to promote inclusiveness in sports. The Oilers used the tape Sunday during their annual Skills Competition at Rexall Place. “Many view professional hockey players as role models and our team felt this was a great initiative to let every person ...

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