Colin Jackson’s Coming-out: Pros and ConsRobert Millar Becomes Philippa York – or: A Successful TransitionUK Parliament: Fight Against Homophobia in Sports is Insufficient

Colin Jackson’s Coming-out: Pros and Cons

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of September 4, 2017) On August 26, Welsh athlete Colin Jackson, double world champion and Olympic silver medalist in 110 meters hurdles, came out of the closet on the occasion of a documentary called Regnbågshjältar (Rainbow Heroes) on Swedish TV. Fourteen years after withdrawing from his active sports career, 50-year-old Colin Jackson…
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Robert Millar Becomes Philippa York – or: A Successful Transition

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of July 12, 2017) Many people will still remember Scottish cyclist Robert Millar who won many prizes in the 1980ies. Only recently, female sport reporter Philippa York announced in a Cyclingnews article that she used to be Robert Millar before. On the occasion of this year’s Tour de France, Philippa York recently…
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UK Parliament: Fight Against Homophobia in Sports is Insufficient

(Blogmensgo, gay blog of February 15, 2017) The committee for Culture, Media and Sport of the UK House of Commons pleads for draconian measures against homophobia in sports, particularly in football, and for more severe sanctions against wrongdoers. In a parliamentarian report published on February 12, 2017, the committee recommends zero tolerance against homophobia on…
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