Rugby code backs Australian campaign to end homophobia

Rugby code backs Australian campaign to end homophobia

A new Australian campaign tackling homophobia has been endorsed by the Australian Football League (AFL). The No To Homophobia campaign was launched this week at the Victorian state parliament by government Ministers. A commercial promoting the campaign will screen nation wide on Australian television for a period of 12 months. The commercial shows a range…

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President of Dagestan calls on Russians to fight racism as Anzhi players abused

President of Dagestan calls on Russians to fight racism as Anzhi players abused

Coach Hiddink expresses concerns Dagestan’s leader has appealed to Russians to fight nationalism and racism after Anzhi Makhachkala supporters were attacked following a Europa League match marred by crowd trouble. Police detained 120 football fans during and after the match. “While most Russian fans cheered Anzhi’s victory, others have tried to use the match to…

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Ukrainian women’s sport club stands up against homophobia

Ukrainian women’s sport club stands up against homophobia

EURO 2012 in Poland and Ukraine brought up the rarely raised issue of homophobia to public notice. A Pride march in Kiev in May 2012 had to be abandoned because of physical attacks on members of the LGBT community and works of art were destroyed following a raid on an LGBT photo exhibition at the…

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