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Man City, Chelsea and more Premier League clubs trolled for LGBT support

November 30, 2018 9:40 PM
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Man City, Chelsea and more Premier League clubs trolled for LGBT support

Premier League football clubs—including Manchester City, Chelsea, and Arsenal—have faced online homophobic abuse for showing support for Stonewall’s pro-LGBT+ Rainbow Laces campaign on social media.

Some 16 out of the 20 Premier League clubs—also including Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City—backed LGBT+ equality in football by posting rainbow-themed profile pictures and messages to mark the Stonewall campaign on Facebook this week.

However, homophobic trolls were quick to respond by posting anti-LGBT+ comments.

After Arsenal FC updated its profile picture to include a rainbow-striped logo, one homophobic user commented: “Say no to LGBT

Source: pinknews.co.uk

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