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Gay Footie Hero Jake Makes History

It’s the announcement that many people had been waiting for many years for. A professional football player in the men’s leagues here in the UK, has formally come out as gay. Jake Daniels plays for Blackpool FC and has been inundated with messages of love and support from football fans and the LGBTQIA+ communities since he formally came out to the world on Tuesday evening. BBC Radio’s sports channel, Radio 5 Live, broke the news at around five thirty that afternoon.

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Handball Star Comes Out to Acclaim

In Sports news, newswire reports that Norwegian professional handball player Ola Hoftun Lillelien has come out as gay, joining several already out players in the game.  Lillelien says that he was already out to family and friends and had received nothing but support and appreciation. 

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Dotty Dorries Decides She's A Gender Expert

Pink News reports that Sports Minister, Nadine Dorries, who is already under scrutiny after apparently comparing homosexuality with paedophilia, has said that it is not possible for transwomen to compete in women’s sports after they have gone through puberty.  Dorries argued that transwomen were

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Thirty Years of the LGBTQIA Friendly Cowfolk

Bristol community radio broadcaster SWU reports that the LGBTQIA friendly football and general sports teams the Easton Cowfolk, are marking their thirtieth anniversary this Spring.  Originally just a football team called the Easton Cowboys, the socially conscious teams now take part in a variety

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Future Fixtures for Bristol Bears Womens Team

In Sports news, the rugby season is coming towards an end for its summer recess, but the lesbian friendly Bristol Bears Women’s Team are facing famous club Harlequin Women at home on May 7th and their final match is away to Exeter on May 14th.  Good look to the team and our thanks to the communit

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The Independent Newspaper reports that Emily Bridges, the trans cycling professional who was due to compete at The Omnium Championships in Derby, and whose eligibility was cancelled by the sport’s


In Sports news, a team founded by our friend Lucy Clark of the trans radio network Trans Radio UK, has made history.


The community newspaper The South Bristol Voice, which is distributed free of charge throughout the areas south of the River Avon, reports that Bristol Rovers Women’s Team, known colloquially as th


ABC Radio Sydney meets up with boxer Martin Stark this week.  Mr Stark took up boxing as a healing outlet after recovering from a outbreak of the condition Addison’s disease.  He explains that desp


In Scotland, lesbian socialist writer and best selling crime novelist Val McDermid  has severed ties with her favourite football club, Raith Rovers, after it signed David Goodwillie.  Pink News exp

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