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Franklin Graham: Christians Must Stand Up To The NFL

“Atlanta is a great location for the Super Bowl but the NFL has come out against Georgia’s religious exemptions bill, threatening that it could impact Atlanta’s consideration in the Super Bowl selection process for 2019 and 2020. LGBT forces and corporate super powers are using this threat to try to stop the bill that would protect pastors from performing same-sex ...

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NEW YORK: Gay Lawmakers Crack Porn & Fire Island Jokes During Debate On Mixed Martial Arts [VIDEO]

New York is the only state not to have legalized mixed martial arts and yesterday during a debate on the issue, gay Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell compared the sport to “gay porn with a different ending.” From the New York Daily News: O’Donnell, a Manhattan Democrat who is openly gay, argued on the Assembly floor that the sport often boasts “two ...

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GEORGIA: Tony Perkins Has The NFL Sadz

“In the NFL’s offseason, league officials are trying to invade someone else’s turf: Georgia’s. In the ongoing scrimmage over the state’s deflated religious freedom bill, the National Football League is using a familiar playbook to frighten Gov. Nathan Deal (R) out of signing H.B. 757, a shell of a measure that — in its old form — would have shielded ...

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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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PHILADELPHIA: Three High School Football Players Charged With Broomstick Assault On “No Gay Thursday”

Philly.com reports: The football players at Conestoga High School had a nickname for the rituals they performed each week, according to prosecutors. No-Gay Thursday. Some players avoided the locker room that day, when players considered certain sexual behavior permissible. The hazing at the elite Chester County public school, routinely ranked near the top academically in national ratings, escalated into assault ...

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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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RUSSIA: Nutjob Lawmaker Vitaly Milonov Vows To Arrest Athletes & Fans At LGBT Sports Festival

Our least favorite Russian is back in the headlines. Via Gay Star News: Russian lawmaker has vowed to arrest athletes and spectators at a gay winter sports festival. From tomorrow till Monday (5-7 March), a sports facility in Priozersk, Leningrad will pay host to the ‘Paint With Winter’ festival. A celebration of rainbow families, athleticism and sport, it will be ...

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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 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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