Category Archives: Society

Swiss Football Referee Pascal Erlachner Comes out of the Closet

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of December 13, 2017) Pascal Erlachner, age 37, came out of the closet as the first gay referee in Switzerland. Here is some background information. Many people in Pascal Erlachner’s environment knew already that he was gay: Fellow referees, players, coaches and club officials. He has worked as a referee since 2010…
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Robbie Rogers: End of Active Football Career

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of November 9, 2017) Robbie Rogers, the former US football player, actively ended his career on November 7, 2017. He had ended his active career once before, right after coming out of the closed on February 23, 2013 – but he went back on the field and became a worldwide gay icon…
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Convicted Gays in Scotland: Pardon and Apologies

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of November 7, 2017) Today (November 7, 2017), the Scottish government has introduced legislation to pardon gays convicted in the past. Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon formally apologized in the name of the Scottish government to all the gay and bisexual men convicted in the past for homosexual acts. As opposed to…
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