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Some Angry Boston Fans Demand a Straight Pride Night After Red Sox Paint Pitcher's Mound Rainbow

For June 7th’s home game against the Chicago White Sox, the Boston Red Sox admirably painted their pitcher’s mound rainbow for LGBTQ+ Pride Night.

Some [reasonable] people were thrilled, others not so much. In fact, a horde of angry fans took to Twitter expressing their dismay.

Among the tweets are several pleas for a "Straight Pride" week, or even month. 

Some anti-LGBTQ+ drama queens even went as far as to claim this signals the end of baseball. 

Fortunately, some clever and funny fans were fast to clap back: 

For more of the angry tweets, as well as some clever Twitter rebuttals, check out the link below.

h/t: https://www.advocate.com/sports/2018/6/11/red-sox-fans-triggered-over-lgbt-pride-call-straight-night

 

Australia's Sydney Convicts Won The Bingham Cup After Stripping To Fundraise Travel

The Sydney Convicts have done it again.

The Sydney Convicts are Australia’s first gay and inclusive rugby union club. They have been around since 2004 and have since participated in multiple competitions and cups such as the Bingham Cup.

Now, they have won the Bingham Cup, the world cup of gay rugby, for the fifth time. The Convicts won the award after defeating the New York Gotham Knights 22 – 8 this past Sunday.

“Sydney Convicts are the extremely proud to win the Bingham Cup,’ said club president Don Rose.”

“The Amsterdam tournament has been the largest in its history with 2300 players and 72 teams.”

“After 3 days of Rugby the Convicts ‘A’ progressed unbeaten into the grand final and in an extremely tough and hard fought final against the New York Gotham Knights we came away with the Bingham Cup for the 5th time.”

In addition, the Sydney Convicts’s B team also won the Bingham Shield.

These feats are amazing given what the Convicts had to do in order to fund their participation in the competition.

In order to pay for travel to Amsterdam and participate in the Bingham Cup, the team hosted an annual strip show titled Rugger Bugger. During that show, the team members let loose, danced, had fun, and shook their bare butts a little.

All of that raunchy play led them to this Bingham Cup victory, so it was absolutely worth it.

Tom Daley Used His Gold Medal Win To Speak Out Against Anti-Gay Laws

Tom Daley’s using his platform to speak out against discrimination across the globe.

Recently, Tom Daley won a gold medal for synchronized diving at the Commonwealth Games.

Celebrating his win with fellow diver Dan Goodfellow, Daley took to Twitter to share a picture of the two holding their new medals, but it was what he used to caption the picture that everyone’s talking about.

In the tweet, which you can find below, Daley shared that he feels lucky to be living in a country where he can be open about his sexuality.

“37 of the competing nations criminalise being LGBT+. I feel so lucky to be able to be openly who I am without worry. I hope one day every athlete from every nation in the commonwealth will be free to compete openly as who they are too!”

While the number of countries that criminalize homosexuality is decreasing, like Trinidad and Tobago which had a ruling against criminalizing homosexuality just yesterday, there are still more than 70 countries around the globe that have laws against male homosexuality and 45 with laws against female homosexuality.

On top of that, more than half of those countries belong to the Commonwealth (an international organization made up of countries that were previously British colonies/properties, but are now independent yet willing to keep international ties). But again, Trinidad and Tobago is currently in the process of lowering that number to 36.

That said, many advocates from several Commonwealth countries are like Daley and are objecting to how fellow countries (or their own countries) are handling LGBTQ citizens.

As Indy 100 reports, at the end of this year’s Commonwealth Games, government officials and activists will join together for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, and several LGBTQ advocates are expected to attend.

h/t: Indy 100

Justin Bieber Playing Soccer In Clingy Short Shorts Is Life

 

Oh Baby! At one time in my life I thought Justin Bieber was the punchline that the media often portrays him as - a former child YouTube star now only good for making headlines about running over people with cars getting caught at Brazilian brothels. And while those things are true, and just a sampling of the shenanigans Bieber has listed on his TMZ résumé, I also realized that he does things to me. Things... that a lady such as myself doesn't discuss.

The twenty-four-year-old ushered in a resurgence of the solo male singing sex symbol that was sorely missing amid the five-billion boys bands took center stage in the early to mid 2010's. In fact I feel Bieber's popularity paved the way for boy band breakout stars like Just Zayn and like, literally everyone else right now. So, before we get to these hawt pics, let's not be entirely dismissive of Bieber. Do I beliebe he might be douché? Sure, but if you look to a pop star to be your moral compass through this life, you're going to end up running over paparazzi in a Hummer. 

 

 

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ANYWAY, all if this is to say that I'm not going to be shamed in thinking that these new pictures of international sex symbol Justin Bieber playing soccer in short shorts are insanely hot! Bieber's wardrobe usually consists of XXL Tony Hawk for Kohl's cargo shorts and shirts that could be belted and turned into legit cute dresses, so seeing him out and about in these clingy thigh-flaunters is truly a treat.

Over St. Patrick's Day Bieber took to the field to play with his soccer league in Playa Del Rey, CA, and the results are everything you need to get through the Sunday scaries. Those legs alone. Ugh. Remember Nicholas, you're a lady. Keep it together. These pics are gold platinum diamond preferred, so you'll need to hit the link below to check them out so I don't get sued. Make sure that you don't miss THIS one. And THIS one. And like, all of them. In the words of Bieber - Sorry, and in the words of Demi Lovato - Not Sorry!  

Head HERE for the pics