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Seattle Couple Baseball Game

A baseball team has apologised to a Seattle same-sex couple after they were told to stop kissing or be forced to leave on the night of the team’s first ever Pride Night. Mary McHale and Sara Hinton watched their home team, the Seattle Mariners, play the Milwaukee Brewers at Safeco Field stadium on August 19 …

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JK Rowling and Tom Daley

Harry Potter author and internet warrior JK Rowling has used her Twitter to shut down homophobic abuse aimed at Olympic diver Tom Daley. Poor Tom failed to qualify for the final of the 10m platform dive in Rio over the weekend. The 22-year-old previously scooped a bronze medal for the synchronised event, but broke down …

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Rio Olympic Hockey Same-Sex Couple-min

Two Olympic hockey players from the UK have made history as they’re believed to be the first married same-sex couple to jointly win gold medals at the Olympic Games. Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh (pictured, in 2013) and the rest of the Great Britain hockey team defeated the Netherlands 2-0 at the Rio Games on August …

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Japanese Pole Vaulter's Bulge

28-year-old Japanese pole vaulter Hiroki Ogita had his Olympic dreams crushed last weekend after his penis caused him to foul during the all-important qualifying rounds in the men’s pole vaulting event at the Rio Olympics. The bar was set at 5.3 metres, and despite it connecting with his legs it managed to hold… until the …

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Tom Daley Butt Workout

Diver Tom Daley has given his YouTube followers the first in a series of new workout videos, this time focusing on butt exercises. On his YouTube channel the fitness freak has previously covered ab exercises and full-body workout plan, but now Tom makes us all feel lazy while he demonstrates his favourite butt-toning moves like …

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AFL Pride Game Nicky and Tynan Wynmar

In 1993, Australian football legend Nicky Winmar famously stood up to racism on the field in Australian sport. Now, ahead of this weekend’s historic AFL Pride Game, the Indigenous former St Kilda Saints player is standing up to homophobia too. In a new video introduced by lesbian comedian Magda Szubanski, Nicky (pictured, left) shares how …

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Rio Proposal - Isadora Cerullo Twitter Photo

An on-field marriage proposal between Team Brazil rugby player Isadora Cerullo and her partner has made the Internet swoon. Marjorie Enya, who is reportedly a volunteer manager at the Deodoro Stadium in Rio, proposed to Isadora on the pitch at the venue after a women’s rugby match. Marjorie grabbed a microphone and delivered an emotional …

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Rio 2016 Tonga Flag Bearer

The glistening flag bearer for the small island nation of Tonga captivated social media when he led his country’s procession at the Rio 2016 Olympics Ceremony over the weekend. The Australian-born Tongan man, 32-year-old tae kwan do athlete Pita Taufatofua, wore a shark tooth necklace, a traditional Tongan ceremonial tupenu wrap, and lots and lots …

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Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black-min

UK Olympic diver Tom Daley has revealed that he and fiance Dustin Lance Black plan to become parents. Tom’s been in training “six hours a day, six days a week” for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, which begin on August 5, and he told UK newspaper The Sun that starting a family was definitely on …

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The AFL has announced its first ever Pride Game to support the LGBTI community, believed to be a world first for a professional sporting competition. St Kilda’s Saints will wear shirts with rainbow-patterned numbers and the Swans will wear rainbow socks to show their support for the LGBTI community during the round 21 clash next …

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