The government of Qatar should change its laws to end arbitrary censorship of articles about sexual orientation and gender identity and revoke its Penal Code provision that punishes same-sex relations with imprisonment between one to three years, Human Rights Watch said today. Qatar is host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
New regulations issued by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), the international governing body for athletic competitions, discriminate against some women athletes and should be revoked, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the IAAF.
Six LGBTQ activists have found a way to fly the Pride flag in Russia - by wearing football shirts in the rainbow colours.
Human rights and LGBT+ campaigner Peter Tatchell has been released following his arrest during a peaceful protest close to the Kremlin.
LGBT+ and Human Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell is in Moscow to protest at the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Cossacks will police a World Cup host city this month to stop gay fans kissing.
Registration for the LGBT International Powerlifting Championships 2018 is now open and the organisers have introduced a new “optional” Mx Category (Third Gender) to encourage people from Transgender, Non Binary and Intersex Communities to participate in sports.
Douglas Braga left his home in rural southeastern Brazil when he was 12, moving to Rio de Janeiro to pursue the Brazilian dream and become a professional football player.
Mexico’s soccer federation avoided paying roughly $35,000 on Thursday after the Court of Arbitration for Sport canceled two fines imposed by FIFA and instead issued a warning over what it deemed a “discriminatory” chant used by fans.
Today, all 193 United Nations Member States adopted the Olympic Truce Resolution maintaining language protecting against discrimination based on sexual orientation.