What’s it like to be gay in Russia during the 2018 World Cup?

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Xtra—Carrie Serwetnyk headed down to Russia to talk to activists about what it was like to be LGBT during the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The 2018 Women’s Baseball World Cup begins today. If you don’t want to wait until October for playoff baseball, well, we’ve got the World Cup for you. The MLB postseason is still more than a month away, but don’t worry: if you need some intense, elimination-based baseball in your life, the Women’s Baseball World Cup is here. It begins on Wednesday, August 22, and will culminate in a championship game on August 31. There are six games today, with a pair at 10 a.m. ET (Japan vs. Dominican Republic and Venezuela vs. Chinese Tapei), another pair at...