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The Minnesota Vikings thought it was a photo of someone's "cousin Joel."

November 28 2022 11:00 AM

The "OneLove" armband was supposed to show solidarity for LGBTQ+ people as Qatar criminalizes homosexuality.

November 26 2022 10:09 AM

Some players had planned to wear "OneLove" armbands to support LGBTQ+ rights at the World Cup in Qatar before FIFA forbade it.

November 23 2022 1:04 PM

Qatar, which criminalizes homosexuality, promised it would provide an inclusive environment for the games, but reports indicate otherwise.

November 22 2022 12:05 PM