A few days ago two England international footballers had to come out and clear the rumors about them being gay, first name was Ashley Cole and the later one is Luke Shaw who plays for Manchester United. British media has been actively trying to find the next gay footballers since than. Today we take a look at some famous cases of homosexuality in football and some current footballers who might be gays. Justin Fashanu:. Justin Fashanu was the still the only footballer to have come out openly as gay and that was way back in , he played for Norwich, Nottingham Forest and Southampton along with 15 other clubs in england and australia.
Thousands march for LGBT rights in pride parades across Europe
Thousands march for LGBT rights in pride parades across Europe | LGBT rights | The Guardian
Bearing rainbow-colored signs and wrapped in pride flags, students and faculty crowded into Emerson Hall Friday night to protest Jackie Hill-Perry, a speaker invited by religious group Harvard College Faith and Action who has been an outspoken critic of homosexuality. She claims God helped her see that remaining in a homosexual relationship would violate Christian teachings. In her speech Friday, Hill-Perry urged homosexual Christians to deny themselves same-sex relationships out of a sense of duty to God. She spoke to a large crowd packed into Emerson , a lecture hall that typically seats around people. Roughly two dozen students and faculty members attended the event to silently protest Hill-Perry as she spoke. Other faculty members said they participated in the protest to support queer students at Harvard. The petition has garnered over signatures to date.
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Chelsea Manning , the transgender U. As the same New York parade started, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that artist Anthony Goicolea was chosen to design the first official monument to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people commissioned by the state of New York.
Protests started in Birmingham and letters, predominantly from conservative Muslims, have been sent to a number of schools elsewhere. One campaigner said relationship lessons due to start in schools in "proselytise a homosexual way of life". Mainly Muslim families have been protesting outside Anderton Park Primary School in Birmingham after pupils were given books featuring transgender children and gay families. Protest leader Shakeel Afsar: "All we are concerned [about] is we are having our children come home with material that contradicts our moral values.