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England and Wales will NOT wear the OneLove armband during the World Cup in Qatar

Graham Robson November 21, 2022

It has been confirmed by seven Football Associations – from England, Wales and other European nations – that team captains – including Harry Kane – will not wear the OneLove armband to promote diversity and inclusion at the World Cup in Qatar, due to players being put “in a position where they could face sporting sanctions”.

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Joe Lycett shreds ÂŁ10,000 as David Beckham refuses to end his World Cup ambassadorship with anti-LGBTQ+ Qatar

Catherine Muxworthy November 20, 2022

On Sunday November 20, the day that the FIFA World Cup was due to kick off in Qatar, Joe Lycett shredded David Beckham’s reputation as an LGBTQ+ ally alongside £10,000 of his own money live on Benderslikebeckham.com

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Hare & Hounds, Kings Heath to donate to LGBTQ+ charities during the World Cup

Catherine Muxworthy November 18, 2022

The Hare & Hounds in Birmingham’s Kings Heath area has vowed to donate 10% of bar revenue, during World Cup screenings, to LGBTQ+ charities in response to the football competition being held in a country with poor human rights records, including for women, migrants, and LGBTQ+ citizens.

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Survey finds that 80% of Villa & Proud members will not be watching this year’s World Cup

Catherine Muxworthy November 17, 2022

A survey conducted by Villa & Proud – the official LGBTQ+ supporters’ network for Aston Villa Football Club – has found that 80% of its members will not be watching year’s World Cup in Qatar.

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