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Rod Stewart
Veteran musician Sir Rod Stewart has publicly rejected the opportunity to perform in Saudi Arabia, stating his desire to draw attention to human rights abuses in the country, particularly affecting the LGBTQ+ community. The 78-year-old singer revealed he had previously turned down an offer exceeding a million dollars to perform...
Lewis Hamilton
The seven-time world champion, Lewis Hamilton, has made a strong statement by announcing that he will race with his signature rainbow helmet, worn in countries where LGBTQ+ rights are restricted. Speaking with the Associated Press, Hamilton reportedly referred to moves by Florida lawmakers as "anti-LGBTQ measures," drawing a parallel to...
Saudi Arabia
As Saudi Arabia strives to boost tourism, the country's authorities seem to be targeting a particularly affluent demographic: LGBTQ+ travellers, with the Saudi Tourism Authority (STA), now stating that gay visitors are welcome in the kingdom. Updating its Q&A section on the STA website, the answer to the FAQ query,...
Seized Toys
Saudi Arabian authorities are seizing rainbow-coloured children’s toys in a recent “crackdown” on all things LGBTQ+ in the Middle Eastern nation.  Believing they will encourage homosexuality, rainbow-coloured hair clips, pencil cases, bows, pop-its, hats, and toys have been removed from shops in the nation’s capital Riyadh for “contradicting the Islamic...
Lewis Hamilton Progress Pride Flag
Groundbreaking Formula One Driver and Champion Lewis Hamilton has declared that he will continue to wear his Progress Pride flag helmet at the upcoming Saudi Arabian Grand Prix. Proudly boasting the Progress pride flag and the words "We Stand Together" on his helmet, Hamilton wore the helmet at the recent...

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