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Altrincham to make football history with LGBT rainbow kit

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Non-League side Altrincham will make football history this weekend (February 16th) when players wear a rainbow- coloured kit based on the LGBT flag.

Their usual red and white stripes are being ditched for their home game against Bradford Park Avenue.

It's all part of the fight against homophobia in the sport.

Goalkeeper Andrew Jones says the move is long overdue.


Man proposes to his boyfriend on stage at Gaga gig

Pop superstar Lady Gaga interrupted her gig at the Manchester phones4u arena on Tuesday to let a man propose to his boyfriend on stage.

In the middle of her packed out show she called her friend 'Shaun' up onto stage so that he could ask his boyfriend 'Jay' to marry him.

She then went on to sing the newly engaged couple a special version of her hit-single Born this way.

Lady Gaga has always been a vocal advocate of gay rights.

Wether you are young or old or in the middle, if you are gay hold your head up high and be proud.

If anybody here is uncomfortable with this conversation they should probably go... Because they're on the wrong side of history.

Love conquers all things.

– Lady Gaga at her gig in Manchester