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Manuel Guerrero is in jail in Qatar after he fell victim to a police Grindr sting

British gay man arrested in Qatar is running out of HIV meds

British-Mexican man Manuel Guerrero, who was arrested and held in Qatar after a Grindr sting, is running out of his vital HIV medication, his family say. Manuel (above), who works for Qatar airways, was arrested on February 4 after police used a fake profile to invite him to a meeting, his brother Enrique said. Qatar …

Manuel Guerrero is in jail in Qatar after he fell victim to a police Grindr sting

Gay man detained in Qatar after Grindr sting denied bail

A British-Mexican gay man in Qatar jailed after falling victim to a police-led Grindr sting has been denied HIV medication, his family report. Qatar Airways staffer Manuel Guerrero, 44, has been in jail in Qatar since February 4 after police lured him via Grindr and arrested him. Manuel’s brother Enrique said he replied to the …

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Qatar deports gay flight attendant for wearing tinted moisturiser

A gay flight attendant was deported after being detained by security in Qatar for wearing tinted moisturiser. The former Qatar Airways flight attendant was interrogated for wearing the product, which is perceived by authorities as a sign of homosexual behaviour and illegal in the country. Gilbert Ignatius was arrested while celebrating his 32nd birthday with …

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Beckham on his Qatar Tourist Board partnership

David Beckham finally offered some answers this week following the controversy over his lucrative Qatar Tourist Board partnership. Formerly considered a staunch ally of the LGBTQIA+ communities, Beckham agreed to a reputed $150 million, 10-year deal with the Qatar Tourist Board partnership in the lead-up to the World Cup. At the time, Beckham described the …

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Lucky Beckham was good at soccer, he’s shite on history

Former gay icon David Beckham this week finally attempted to justify accepting millions of dollars from the autocratic Qatari regime to act as an ‘ambassador’ for the 2022 World Cup. The former soccer player is reportedly receiving $272 million over 10 years from Qatar, $17 million of it for his World Cup duties. Media reported …

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Grant Wahl: rainbow shirt journo dies suddenly in Qatar

Grant Wahl, the senior American sports reporter who criticised Qatar over LGBTIQA+ issues and worker’s rights, died suddenly yesterday — in Qatar. Last month, Qatari officials detained Grant Wahl when he wore a shirt featuring a rainbow flag design into a stadium for a World Cup game. Grant wore the shirt to show support for …

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Qatar: step right up for the greatest shitshow on earth

The greatest shitshow on earth continues in Qatar where security and police continue to harass soccer fans wearing suspicious multi-coloured apparel. On Saturday, security threatened to call police unless Bengt Kunkel and another German fan threw their rainbow armbands in a bin. Bengt Kunkel, pictured above, told CNN the security came out of nowhere. “They …

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‘Lost my respect’: Josh Cavallo blasts FIFA over ‘draconian’ ban

Gay Australian footballer Josh Cavallo has slammed FIFA over its decision to ban players from wearing rainbow-coloured armbands during the World Cup in Qatar. Qatar is hosting the international sporting event, which began at the weekend. But the event has put the spotlight on Qatar’s anti-gay laws, punishing same-sex relations with up to seven years …

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FIFA boss Gianni Infantino rant: ‘Today I feel gay’

Defending the indefensible has finally worn down the FIFA boss. On the eve of the World Cup, Gianni Infantino went on a rant. “Today I feel gay,” he said, complaining about protests over the world’s greatest-ever sportswashing spectacle. “Today I feel Qatari, today I feel Arab, today I feel African, today I feel gay, today …

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David Beckham: paid defender of Qatar sportswashing

Monday will see the opening of the greatest exercise in sportswashing the world has ever known. But $17.8 million ‘ambassador’ David Beckham now claims the Qatar soccer pitch as a ‘platform for progress’. The biggest sporting event in history will take place in a near absolute monarchy with a dismal human rights record. Qatar criminalises …

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