Ohio State NCAA wrestling champ Mike Pucillo comes out as gay
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Mike Pucillo, a 3-time All-American and 2008 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Champion Wrestler, has come out as gay.
In an article by Jason Bryant at The Open Mat, the 26-year-old said he struggled with his sexuality for years and spent his high school years hoping he wasn't gay.
'You’ve been told that (homosexuality) is a bad thing your entire life,' he said. 'You hear it from your teachers, you hear it from your friends, you hear it from your coaches, you hear it from your parents.'
San Francisco, businesess to boycott Indiana over new anti-gay religious freedom bill
San Francisco has become the first major city to boycott Indiana over its new laws that will discriminate against LGBTI people.
Mayor Ed Lee (D) said on Thursday that he objects to Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act that allows businesses in the state to cite religious beliefs as a legal defense for businesses to refuse service to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals.
Lee said in a statement that the city will not use taxpayer money to fund any city employees' trips to the Midwestern state.
The statement reads: 'We stand united as San Franciscans to condemn
Four unions representing flight attendants and other airline workers have written a letter to the US Travel Association condemning the recruitment policies of three Gulf airlines.
The letter questioned the US Travel Association’s president, Roger Dow, for ‘ardently defending’ Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways. The statement says that the three airlines have ‘abhorrent labor standards.’
‘These carriers require their female employees to obtain permission before getting married or pregnant, and bar lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from e
Kellie Maloney tells UKIP: Back gay families or you are ‘cavemen’
Trans former boxing promoter, Big Brother celebrity and UKIP politician previously opposed gay families and marriage
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UKIP trans politician Kellie Maloney has u-turned to support same-sex marriage and families and says her party must do the same or they are ‘cavemen’.
Before she transitioned, the former boxing manager and promoter stood for the right-wing British party in the London mayoral elections but refused to campaign in the borough of Camden because there are ‘too many gays’.
She told the BBC: ‘I don’t want to campaign around gays... I don’t think they do a lot for s