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NC Courage’s Jaelene Hinkle faces backlash over decision not to wear LGBTQ pride jerseys

During Wednesday evening’s National Women’s Soccer League match between the North Carolina Courge and the Portland Thorns, many in a crowd of 15,018 booed Courage defender Jaelene Hinkle as she was announced in the starting lineup and nearly every time she possessed the ball. She had revealed in an interview with the 700 Club that she opted not to play in U.S. national team matches because she did not feel comfortable wearing the U.S. jerseys, which honored LGBTQ Pride Month with rainbow colors

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For NCFC player, activism has become part of his game

North Carolina FC midfielder Austin da Luz felt like he needed to respond in some way to HB2 and the way it portrayed his home state. His "Playing for Pride" fundraising campaign to support LGBTQ rights, in its second year, has taken off beyond what he ever imagined.

For NCFC player, activism has become part of his game

North Carolina FC midfielder Austin da Luz felt he needed to respond in some way to HB2 and the way it portrayed his home state. His "Playing for Pride" fundraising campaign to support LGBTQ rights, has taken off beyond what he ever imagined.