During the s, boxing , like mostly everything else around the world, went through changing times. Notable was the emergence of a young boxer named Cassius Clay , who would, in his own words shock the world , declare himself against war, and change his name to Muhammad Ali. A new division was created in the Jr. Middleweights, where a high school teacher, Freddie Little , was crowned world champion.
The World Gay Boxing Championships look to ‘disrupt’ homophobia in sports
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Australian fights homophobia in sport with World Gay Boxing Championships
Usually things come to Australia, but we are starting something in Australia to make a change in sport. We are creating the Bingham Cup of boxing. The inaugural event is due to be staged in Sydney in to coincide with WorldPride and Mardi Gras festivities in the city. An exhibition WGBC event is planned for and fight nights will be held next year.
When the boxer Orlando Cruz issued a press release on October 3, , announcing to the world that he is gay, a strange thing happened: nothing. Earlier this year, at the L. Ricans Conference at Hunter College, Cruz broke down in tears when discussing how his father had turned his back on him. He had come out to his parents when he was nineteen, he told us on the phone, and his mother was immediately supportive. He acted like a typical father.