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Hamilton rainbow helmet sends strong pro-LGBTQ+ message

Seven-times Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton wore a rainbow-liveried helmet on the first day of Qatar Grand Prix practice, after speaking out a day earlier about equal rights and increasing scrutiny on some of the countries the sport visited. Gay sex is punishable by jail in Qatar, as in many Muslim-majority countries. The conservative Gulf Arab state is hosting a Formula 1 grand prix for the first time this weekend and has signed a 10-year contract from 2023. Hamilton's helmet featured the words 'We Stand Together' on the back. In July Hamilton spoke out against Hungary's anti-LGBTQ+ legislation ahead of the country's grand prix and urged voters to protect rights by rejecting it in...
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