Manny Pacquiao, seen posing last month after a workout, was dropped by Nike following his comments. Photo: Reuters Manny Pacquiao, seen posing last month after a workout, was dropped by Nike following his comments. Photo: Reuters
Manny Pacquiao, seen posing last month after a workout, was dropped by Nike following his comments. Photo: Reuters

‘A backward step’: local LGBT groups call on clubs to drop Manny Pacquiao broadcast following boxer’s anti-gay slurs

The Filipino fighter-turned-politician ignited uproar when he said people in same-sex marriages ‘worse than animals’, but Foreign Correspondents Club still airing April 10 bout, arguing it does not condone his homophobic views

Manny Pacquiao, seen posing last month after a workout, was dropped by Nike following his comments. Photo: Reuters Manny Pacquiao, seen posing last month after a workout, was dropped by Nike following his comments. Photo: Reuters
Manny Pacquiao, seen posing last month after a workout, was dropped by Nike following his comments. Photo: Reuters
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