Sports Rainbow Debate: Hitzlsperger Name Picture Detail
Florida reverses itself, will allow rainbow bridge lighting
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida reversed itself Wednesday and said a downtown Jacksonville bridge can be decorated in rainbow lights to celebrate gay rights, one day after it had ordered them doused. Taryn Fenske, a spokeswoman for Gov. Ron DeSantis, told The Florida Times-Union that she didn't know why the Florida Department of Transportation had ordered the state-owned Acosta Bridge returned to its normal blue lighting Tuesday night, but said the rainbow colors will be back Wednesday night.
in the debate about the rainbow lighting The Munich EM Arena has called Thomas Hitzlsperger a previously unknown discrepancy in UEFA argumentation.
rejected the UEFA a DFB request already in May?
That the EM Stadium in Munich on Wednesday at Germany's group match against Hungary should not light up in rainbow colors, Thomas Hitzlsperger does not find that bad in retrospect. "You have to say surprisingly that it may even be better that today it is not the case today," explained the board of executive committee of the VfB Stuttgart before the kick-off in ZDF. Finally, the resulting discussion is now "so much bigger" and go "about so many days".
UEFA stops investigation over Neuer's rainbow armband as Pernille Harder calls for reconsideration over moving more Euro 2020 games to Budapest
The Germany goalkeeper has been showing his support for the LGBT+ community during his national team's games in JuneGoal and SPOX were able to confirm earlier reports from RTL and NTV that UEFA had launched an investigation into the DFB and the goalkeeper for wearing the special armband.
The UEFA has "underestimated enormously what she has done." Hitzlsperger Next: "She has moved into a bad light and mobilized all German football fans - and also fans abroad - to draw attention to what is the right of football fans today. It's not just the game is in the center, but the fans have a greater claim. Associations need to position and engage, and it is not enough to dive his logo in rainbow colors. You have to relieve a clear position, and that has failed. "
HitzlSperger: UEFA declined early on - "That does not fit together"
The European Football Association had rejected the request of the Munich policy on Tuesday with the argument that they refer to a concrete law of the Hungarian Parliament and therefore in a " Political context ". "That's traceable first and sounds conclusively," said Hitzlsperger - but then called a spicy detail.
UEFA could block Germany from illuminating Allianz Arena with rainbow lighting, says DFB spokesman
The governing body has indicated it will enforce rules on "uniform stadium design" during Euro 2020There have been allegations of anti-LGBT+ banners being displayed in Budapest earlier in Euro 2020, and Hungary has just passed legislation banning schools from disseminating content deemed to promote homosexuality and gender change.
"But you have to know that the DFB has started and offered a request to the UEFA at the end of May, to illuminate the Arena in Munich in rainbow colors at a play-free day. The UEFA has rejected this, simply with the reference to the short-term relationship of the Inquiry. And a few weeks later you say, you could choose another match day. That does not fit together anymore, "says Hitzlsperger, who had positioned himself early on the UEFA decision.
on the question of how he knows about the ex-national player referred to his role as DFB ambassador for diversity. "I've been working in the DFB for a few years and have inquired in the last days what happened. And I have received the information. I think the UEFA would have spared so much trouble if it had approved that. Run now They after all the story behind. "
Randy Rainbow Sings Barbra Streisand Salute As Babs Shares Unearthed Duet With Kermit the Frog .
Barbra Streisand is teaming up with Randy Rainbow and Kermit the Frog in advance of her new album ‘Release Me 2.’Rainbow’s Streisand celebration, “She’s the Greatest Star,” borrows melodies from two classic Funny Girl songs, “I’m the Greatest Star” and “Don’t Rain on My Parade,” and finds him feting the “goddess of gays” while “going mental for my Yentl.” The two previously crossed digital paths in February when Rainbow roasted Marjorie Taylor Greene to the tune of Streisand’s “Evergreen,” which caught her attention. “U have potential!” Streisand tweeted at Rainbow, to which he replied, “Aaaand that’s a wrap on my life, you guys.