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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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FIFA Fines Five Countries For Anti-Gay Chants

The Associated Press reports: FIFA fined Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Peru and Uruguay on Wednesday for anti-gay chants by their national team’s fans. The “insulting and discriminatory chants” came during qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup, FIFA said. Chile’s fine is the biggest at 70,000 Swiss francs ($70,000) over cases at four different matches. The governing body imposed fines of ...

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Pro Football To Return To Los Angeles

Big news in sportsball last night. Via the Washington Post: The NFL made its long-awaited return to Los Angeles Tuesday after an absence of more than two decades. Owners of the teams voted to allow the Rams to move from St. Louis to Inglewood, Calif., and gave the Chargers the option to join them there by relocating from San Diego. ...

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Gay Couple Smooches On NHL Kiss Cam [VIDEO]

Outsports has the details: The Kiss Cam at last night’s Los Angeles Kings game featured a gay couple kissing, and they certainly didn’t hold back. Brad Parr and Andy Evans had secretly been hoping they would be the focus of the Kiss Cam at some point, and they got their wish last night in a 2-1 win over the Toronto ...

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Lesbian Proposal At NBA Game [VIDEO]

From Athlete Ally: “We love these basketball fans! Watch this adorable gay couple get engaged at this weekend’s Atlanta Hawks game.” Hit the link if the video won’t display for you.

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NBA Referee Bill Kennedy Comes Out Days After League Suspends Player For Calling Him A “Faggot”

Via Yahoo Sports: Bill Kennedy, one of the NBA’s top referees, has revealed he is gay. “I am proud to be an NBA referee and I am proud to be a gay man,” Kennedy told Yahoo Sports on Sunday night. “I am following in the footsteps of others who have self-identified in the hopes that will send a message to ...

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Anti-Gay Olympic Gold Medalist Resigns From USA Gymnastics To Become Mormon Missionary

Two-time 1984 Olympics gold medalist Peter Vidmar has resigned his chairmanship at USA Gymnastics to become a missionary for the Mormon Church. You may recall that Vidmar resigned from directing the United States gymnastics team at the 2012 London Games following media furor over his participation at anti-gay rallies and his donations to Proposition 8. USA Gymnastics has issued a ...

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Wrestler Wins Through Sheer Penis Power [VIDEO]

Yeah, this is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. Via the New York Daily News: The competition to find a finishing move better than Joey Ryan’s is gonna be stiff. The wrestler won his match with Danshoku Dino in Osaka, Japan, by using penis power. Dino grabbed Ryan’s crotch and the mustached mauler disapprovingly shook his head — “No, ...

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David Beckham: Sexiest Man Alive 2015

Via People Magazine: David Beckham is a global superstar, devoted husband and down-to-earth dad of four. And now, the humble British heartthrob is this year’s Sexiest Man Alive. “It’s a huge honor,” Beckham, 40, tells PEOPLE of scoring our 30th anniversary Sexiest Man crown. “And I’m very pleased to accept.” Although he’s been a sex symbol for nearly two decades, ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Former Knicks Draft Pick Michael Wright Found Murdered After Possible Grindr Hook-Up

Michael Wright, a pro basketball player once drafted by the New York Knicks, was found bludgeoned to death in his SUV on Tuesday. NYPD detectives believe Wright may have been murdered by a man that he met on Grindr. The New York Daily News reports: Wright was found dead from a head wound inside his Lexus SUV on E. 16th ...

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Russia Faces Expulsion From 2016 Olympics After Huge Doping Scandal, Putin Dismisses Claims [VIDEO]

Vladimir Putin this morning dismissed the claims as “unfounded” as Russia faces expulsion from the 2016 Olympics due to a massive doping scandal revealed yesterday. CNN reports: Commissioned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and carried out by the organization’s former president, Dick Pound, the findings uncovered a “deeply rooted culture of cheating at all levels” within Russian athletics. Asked ...

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Boxer Yusaf Mack: The Truth Is I’m Gay [VIDEO]

Just a few days ago retired pro boxer Yusaf Mack declared that he is bisexual and was “fully conscious” during the filming of a gay porn video – and not drugged by an unknown person as he’d earlier claimed. Mack’s coming out as bisexual was generally well-received. Today, however, he tells Philadelphia’s Fox affiliate that he is actually gay. The ...

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Human Rights Campaign Requests “Emergency Meeting” With NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

The Human Rights Campaign has requested an “emergency meeting” with the NFL. From the letter sent to Commissioner Roger Goodell from HRC head Chad Griffin: With Houston slated to host Super Bowl LI in 2017, we are writing to request an emergency meeting about the urgent need for a nondiscrimination ordinance in this city that will ensure the thousands of ...

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NFL: We Won’t Be Moving The Super Bowl

The NFL was quick today to head off any demands that Super Bowl 2017 be moved from Houston in the wake of yesterday’s victory by anti-gay hate groups. Their statement: “This will not affect our plans for Super Bowl LI in 2017. We will work closely with the Houston Super Bowl Host Committee to make sure all fans feel welcomed ...

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Boxer Yusaf Mack Comes Clean: I Am A Bisexual Man

“This is an issued public apology from my heart. I want to address a few situations with the first being the false claims I made about being drugged during the Dog Pound adult film. I have never spoke negatively about the company that produced the film although the claim to have been given a drug by someone during set was ...

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New York Mets Lose World Series After Error By Anti-Gay Infielder Daniel Murphy

Today the biggest goat in Gotham is New York Mets infielder Daniel Murphy, whose error in game four helped propel the Kansas City Royals to winning the World Series. Murphy, you may recall, has been the hero of Teabagistan for anti-gay comments made earlier this year. Murphy had a stellar season with the Mets and set a home run record ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: New Zealand All Blacks Haka

From the Sydney Morning Herald: On an occasion such as this, with the All Blacks becoming the first team to win back-to-back World Cups, one Haka was never going to be enough. After going with their ‘Kapa O Panga’ Haka before their 34-17 win over the Wallabies at Twickenham, New Zealand celebrated in style with a traditional ‘Ka Mate’ Haka ...

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Porn Company Threatens To Sue Retired Boxer Yusaf Mack For Claims He Was Drugged Into Performing

Earlier this week retired pro boxer and father of ten Yusaf Mack, 35, claimed that he has no memory of performing in a gay porn video and therefore must have been drugged against his will. Today the porn site behind the video is threatening to sue. Pink News reports: In response to the accusastions, the company have rubbished Mack’s “patently ...

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Former Mets Star Lenny Dykstra: I Blackmailed Gay Umpires To Give Me Favorable Calls [VIDEO]

Former New York Mets center fielder and multiple felon Lenny Dykstra this week told a dumbfounded Fox Sports host that he hired private investigators to dig up dirt on umpires, some of them gay, from whom he then extorted favorable game decisions. CBS Sports reports: “Their blood is just as red as ours. Some of them like women, some of ...

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