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Caribbean Sports – West Indies’ Player Faces A Possible Ban For Reported Gay Slur


News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds.Feb. 13, 2019: Trinidad-born West Indies star, Shannon Gabriel, will discover today, Fe.b. 13, 2019, whether he faces a sanction for his part in an on-field exchange with English cricket captain Joe Root, on day three of the third Test match-up in St. Lucia.

It is hard to hear what Gabriel said from video footage, but the England captain is heard telling the 30-year-old bowler: “Don’t use it as an insult. There’s nothing wrong with being gay.”

Gabriel has been charged by the on-field umpires, Kumar Dharmasena and Rod Tucker, under article 2.13 of the ICC code of conduct that covers “language of a personal, insulting, obscene and/or offensive nature.” The matter was referred to a hearing by the match referee, Jeff Crowe, and if…

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West Indies vs England, Joe Root, gay, Tempers flare in the Caribbean as Shannon Gabriel warned about abusive langu…


Tempers have flared in the Caribbean after England captain Joe Root and batting partner Joe Denly were involved in an exchange with West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel.

Audio from the stump microphones appeared to pick up a taunt made by Gabriel, with Root quipping back “there is nothing wrong with being gay”.

“Don’t use it as an insult,” the England captain added.

Gabriel’s initial remarks weren’t aired, but the quick bowler was spoken to by umpires Kumar Dharmasena and Rod Tucker after his conduct, however it is believed they didn’t hear anything that would breach the ICC Code of Conduct.

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‘We want to encourage and inspire people through this art’: Lawrence and Gay Square share African American art in n…


Were it not for Lawrence and Gay Square, a lot of people might never see the work of some of the country’s most notable African-American artists.

Take the late Tina Allen, known worldwide for her bronze sculptures and public monuments to prominent African-Americans, including Frederick Douglass, Malcolm X, Sojourner Truth and George Washington Carver.

The Squares own the largest collection of her works. And they are willing to share.

In February, which is Black History Month, and running through March 24, the West Baton Rouge Museum in Port Allen is showcasing “The Square Collection,” dozens of art pieces by Allen and other African-American artists the couple has amassed over the past four…

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International DJs, sexy go-go dancers and worldwide visitors push Caribbean Gay Spring Break Festival in Curacao


More than 500 are expected to attend the inaugural Caribbean Gay Spring Break Festival, set for March 29-31 in Curacao.

Organizers are going all-out to turn the event into a sexy, star-studded, DJ and go-go dancer-filled extravaganza that is attracting attendees from throughout the Caribbean, North and South America, plus Europe.

“Curaçao is known for being the most LGBT-welcoming destination in the Caribbean with its live-and-let-live mentality, which has led to a successful (Curacao) Pride for the past six years,” said Jurandy Regina, the sales & marketing manager at the Floris Suite Hotel – Spa & Beach Club, which is the organizer and promotor for the event.

“The goal for the Caribbean Gay Spring Break Festival is to keep promoting the Caribbean as a gay-welcoming destination,”…

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Cal State Long Beach researchers are studying ways to reduce cannabis, tobacco use in young, African American gay m…


Researchers at Cal State Long Beach are studying young, African American gay men who smoke cannabis and tobacco in hopes of finding ways to prevent smoking-related health risks.

The three-year research project is focusing on young, African American men because that racial group has higher rates of smoking-related health issues. The project, led by the university’s Center for Health Equity Research, will look at the factors of why and how that demographic smokes tobacco and marijuana.

And they will use that information to find ways to prevent use.

“We need to have a better understanding of the circumstances and contexts within which young people initiate and use combustible or vape forms of tobacco and marijuana,” said Laura D’Anna, assistant professor of health science and director of…

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Gay African-American men have highest rates tobacco-related cancers


Gay African-American men face greater smoking-related health risks than members of other of racial groups, and researchers at Cal State Long Beach will study ways to reduce those disparities. Photo: Trang Le/Q Voice News

LONG BEACH — Gay African-American men face greater smoking-related health risks than members of other of racial groups, and researchers at Cal State Long Beach will study strategies to reduce those disparities.

The university’s Center for Health Equity Research has received a three-year, $1.1 million grant from the state’s Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program to develop and test strategies that would help gay African-American men avoid or reduce tobacco and cannabis use, the university announced today.

HEALTH DISPARITIES

“We want to intervene with young men…

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