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COMMENTARY: What is it with football (soccer) and homophobia?

The English football season kicks off this weekend and still there isn’t a single openly gay current player out of 5,000 professional footballers in the UK. By statistical averages, there must be in the region of 500 players who are gay or bisexual. None feel able to come out. What does this say about the state of the beautiful game?

Sochi Pride 2014 named grand marshal for Palm Springs Pride

"We will be there to support Sochi Pride in their effort to draw attention to the government-sponsored homophobia in Russia and in their struggle to achieve full legal equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals."

Obama blasts Russia's anti-gay law | VIDEO

Obama: "If Russia wants to uphold the Olympic spirit, then every judgment should be made on the track or in the swimming pool or the balance beam and people’s sexual orientation shouldn’t have anything to do with it.”

COMMENTARY: It gets better? Depends where you are!

Things are changing all over the world: Some good, some very, very bad. Sadly the old adage applies here: The more things change – the more they stay the same.