Upcoming  Events
Brooklyn Community Pride Center 2019 Community Leadership Awards & Gala 

2019 Community Leadership
Awards & Gala! June 13th

Tickets on Sale Now! 2019 Community Leadership Awards & Gala Thursday, June 13th 6:30pm – 11:30pm 26Bridge in DUMBO Brooklyn Join us for our annual Community Leadership Awards and Gala. This year we are honoring three incredible individuals or organizations who have...
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LGBTQIA+ & Allies Book Club 

LGBTQIA+ & Allies Book Club 5/26

LGBTQIA+ & Allies Book Club Sunday, May 26th 1-2 PM This is a book club for LGBTQIA+ folks and allies looking to connect and spend time sharing books and discussion. Books relate to themes of identity/inclusion/intersectionality but not exclusively. Members...
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LGBTQ+ Games Night 

LGBTQ+ Games Night 5/31

LGBTQ+ Games Night Friday, May 31st, 7-10 PM Brooklyn Community Pride Center 1360 Fulton Street, Ground Floor Brooklyn, NY 11216 Join us at the Center on the final Friday of every month* from 7 to 10 PM for a night of...
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TGNC + Allies Movie Night 6/3

TGNC + Allies Movie Night at the Center EVERY OTHER MONDAY: Monday, June 3rd, 6-8:30 PM Brooklyn Community Pride Center Brennan Davis Room 1360 Fulton Street, Ground Floor Brooklyn, NY 11216 Brooklyn Community Pride Center extends an invitation to the Transgender...
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Trans Boxing for Beginners at Brooklyn Community Pride Center 

Trans Boxing for Beginners 6/5

Trans Boxing for Beginners FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH NEXT WORKSHOP: Wednesday, June 5th 7 – 8:30 PM David Kooy Room Brooklyn Community Pride Center 1360 Fulton Street, Ground Floor Brooklyn, NY 11216 The Trans Boxing Collective is partnering with...
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LGBTQ+ Self-Defense Class 6/12

LGBTQ+ Self-Defense Class 2ND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH NEXT CLASS: Wednesday, June 12th 6 – 8 PM David Kooy Room Brooklyn Community Pride Center 1360 Fulton Street, Ground Floor Brooklyn, NY 11216 POP GYM, a new project, providing free fitness...
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Healing through the Senses at Brooklyn Community Pride Center 

Healing through the Senses 6/19-6/21

Healing through the Senses An Active Journey into the Creative Mind This three part series will take place at the Center on: Wednesday, June 19th, 6-8 PM Thursday, June 20th, 6-8 PM Friday, June 21st, 6-8 PM Using the 5...
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BiRequest Meetings at Brooklyn Community Pride Center 

BiRequest Support Group 6/21

BiRequest Meetings at the Center Friday, June 21st, 6-7:30 PM continuing every 3rd Friday of the month Brooklyn Community Pride Center 1360 Fulton Street, Ground Floor Brooklyn, NY 11216 BiRequest is a discussion and peer-support group. Our meetings are open to all...
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LGBTQ+ Intro to Painting at Brooklyn Community Pride Center 

LGBTQ+ Intro to Painting 7/5

LGBTQ+ Intro to Painting Learn the fundamentals! A two session workshop at the Center on: Friday, July 5th, 5:30-7 PM Friday, July 12th, 5:30-7PM Learn the fundamentals of painting in a relaxed and welcoming environment. No experience required. In this...
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Dance As If UCARE! at Brooklyn Community Pride Center 

Dance as if UCARE! 7/6

Dance as if UCARE! KICK-OFF CLASS: Saturday, July 6th 4:30-6 PM Brooklyn Community Pride Center 1360 Fulton Street, Ground Floor Brooklyn, NY 11216 Dance as if UCARE! (Understanding Consciously and Releasing Emotions). Join us every Saturday at 4:30PM for a dance class...
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Sunday LGBTQ+ Yoga Classes with Kirsten at Brooklyn Community Pride Center 

Sunday LGBTQ+ Yoga Classes 7/7

Sunday LGBTQ+ Yoga Classes with Kirsten Every Sunday at the Center July 7 through September 1 11 AM – 12 PM David Kooy Room Our weekly Sunday LGBTQ+ Yoga classes, facilitated by Kirsten, will aim to engage with a variety...
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Thursday LGBTQ+ Yoga Classes at Brooklyn Community Pride Center 

Thursday LGBTQ+ Yoga Classes 7/11

Thursday LGBTQ+ Yoga Classes Thursdays at the Center beginning 7/11: Thursday, July 11th, 7-8:30 PM Thursday, July 25th, 7-8:30 PM Thursday, August 8th, 7-8:30 PM Thursday, August 15th, 7-8:30 PM Thursday, August 22nd, 7-8:30 PM NYC Yoga Project — transforming the...
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2020 Vision Challenge

2020 Vision Challenge Let’s build Brooklyn’s premier LGBT+ center together! There are two ways to review the plan: watch the video below or download the PDF. What’s your vision for Brooklyn’s twenty-first century LGBT+ center? Make your own video and tell us! This...
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Recent Events

ElderPRIDE at Brooklyn Community Pride Center 

ElderPRIDE Focus Group 5/11

ElderPRIDE Focus Groups FINAL DATE: • Saturday, May 11th, 2-3:30 PM Brooklyn Community Pride Center 1360 Fulton Street, Ground Floor...
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LGBTQ+ Women & Trans/GNC Mixer! 5/2

Join us for our next LGBTQ+ Women and Trans/GNC Folks Mixer! Thursday, May 2nd, 5:30 – 8:30 PM *There will...
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LGBTQ+ Welcoming Ingersoll Senior Residences 

LGBTQ+ Welcoming Ingersoll Senior Residences 4/23

LGBTQ+ Welcoming Ingersoll Senior Residences INFO SESSION: Tuesday, April 23rd 12:30 – 2:30 PM David Kooy Room Brooklyn Community Pride...
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Triple Play & Narcan Certification Workshop 4/22

Triple Play/ Narcan Certification Workshop Monday, April 22nd 2 – 3:30 PM David Kooy Room Brooklyn Community Pride Center 1360 Fulton...
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LGBTQ+ Small Dog Social 

LGBTQ+ Small Dog 
Social 3/24

LGBTQ+ Small Dog Social AT THE CENTER Next Social: Sunday, Mar. 24th 12 Noon-2 PM Upcoming Social: TBD Brooklyn Community...
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Queer Yoga & Wellness Workshop 3/7

Queer Yoga & Wellness Workshop Thursday, Mar. 7th 6 – 8 PM David Kooy Room Brooklyn Community Pride Center 1360 Fulton...
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National Black HIV AIDS Awareness Day 

National Black HIV AIDS Awareness Day 2/7

National Black HIV AIDS Awareness Day Thursday, Feb. 7th, 1-5 PM Brooklyn Community Pride Center 1360 Fulton Street, Ground Floor Brooklyn,...
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Brooklyn Community Pride Center BIG GAME Watch Party 

Big Game Watch Party 2/3

Big Game Watch Party Sunday, Feb. 3rd, 6 PM-11:45 PM Brooklyn Community Pride Center 1360 Fulton Street, Ground Floor Brooklyn, NY 11216...
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LGBTQ+ Women and Trans/GNC Mixer! 1/3

Join us for our next LGBTQ+ women and trans/GNC folks mixer Next Mixer: Thursday, January 3rd, 5:30 PM – 7:30...
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Winter Care Packages for LGBTQ+ youth experiencing homelessness 

Winter Care Packages 12/22 & 12/23

Hats, Gloves, Socks, Winter Jackets & Toiletries! Stop in at the Center on Saturday Dec. 22nd (3-8PM) and Sunday Dec. 23rd...
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LGBTQ+ Violence & Assault Prevention Workshop 12/21

LGBTQ+ Violence & Assault Prevention Workshop Presented by Shaan Saar and Brooklyn Community Pride Center Featuring lead instructor, Certified Krav Maga...
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2018 Holiday & Volunteer
Recognition Party 12/13

Brooklyn Community Pride Center invites you to our 2018 Holiday & Volunteer Recognition Party Thursday, December 13th, 6 PM to 7:30...
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LGBTQ+ Women and Trans/GNC Mixer! 12/6

Join us for our next LGBTQ+ women and trans/GNC folks mixer Next Mixer: Thursday, December 6th, 5:30 PM – 7:30...
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World AIDS Day 2018 11/29

World AIDS Day Candle Light Remembrance Thursday November 29th 2018 6 PM – 8 PM Restoration Plaza (on the West Plaza)...
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SAGE Table Event: 11/8

SAGE Table brings together LGBTQ+ people and allies of all ages for a meal on November 8, 2018. Join us on Thursday,...
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Redefining Soft: A 2-Day Healing Event 11/3 & 11/4

Saturday Nov. 3rd & Sunday Nov. 4th REDEFINING SOFT: A 2-DAY HEALING EVENT REDEFINING SOFT is a 2-day healing event for...
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LGBTQ+ Women and Trans/GNC Mixer! 11/1

Join us for our next LGBTQ+ women and trans/GNC folks mixer Next Mixer: Thursday, November 1st, 5:30 PM – 7:30...
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CAMBA Halloween Party! 

CAMBA Halloween Party! 10/26

Friday, October 26th, 4 PM to 8 PM at Brooklyn Community Pride Center 1360 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216 Join...
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LGBTQ+ Women and Trans/GNC Mixer! Oct. 4th

Join us for our next LGBTQ+ women and trans/GNC folks mixer Next Mixer: Thursday October 4th, 5:30 PM – 7:30...
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Citi Informational Event

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2018 Citi Is In The House! Learn about available opportunities at our Citi Branch Network Informational Event!...
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SOCIAL SERVICES RESOURCE FAIR
Wednesday, January 10th 2017, 2-7 PM. Let us help you navigate; health insurance, LGBTQ+ health services, homeless services, HIV health management, transgender health, SNAP & other services.
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Coffee With LGBTQ Cops: May 7th

Coffee, tea, cookies and conversations with LGBTQ+ cops! The Gay Officers Action League (G.O.A.L.) and Brooklyn Community Pride Center present...
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Free Yoga

Yoga classes have been discontinued and might return in the future.
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Holiday & Volunteer Recognition
Party 2017

Holiday & Volunteer Recognition Party Wednesday, December 13, 6 PM to 7:30 PM Brooklyn Community Pride Center 1360 Fulton Street,...
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World AIDS Day 2017

World AIDS Day Candle Light Remembrance Thursday November 30th 2017, 6pm – 8pm Restoration Plaza (on the West Plaza) 1360 Fulton,...
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New Home Ribbon Cutting!

Thank you! Ribbon Cutting Event and Tours of Our New Home on National Coming Out Day October 11th 2017, 3pm...
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Bigly Benefit!
07/07/17

Bigly Benefit: Sketchy / Sally Draper The Toms / Center / Little Prince All proceeds go towards the Brooklyn Community Pride...
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Celebrate Pride with Tish James!

Public Advocate Letitia James City-wide Pride Celebration! Please join Tish James as well as advocates, activists, and LGBTQ community members...
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2017 Community Leadership
Awards & Gala

Check out our Journal from the 2017 Community Leadership Awards & Gala Click through the pages of our PDF below:...
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Brooklyn Pride Party: June 7th

Join us at The Center for a Pride Week Kick-Off Party FREE! FREE! FREE! Wednesday, June 7th: 7 PM to...
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Hard-Hat Tour of Restoration Plaza

What a beautiful crowd of hard-hatters! Thanks to everyone who joined us for the tour of our soon-to-be-fabulous space at...
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SAGE Table Event: May 18

SAGE Table brings together LGBT+ people and allies of all ages for a meal on May 18, 2017. Join us on May...
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2016 Community Leadership Awards & Gala 

2016 Community Leadership
Awards & Gala

Our 2017 Community Leadership Awards Gala is taking shape. Check out the details. Check out our Journal from the 2017 Community Leadership Awards &...
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Brooklyn Pride Party: June 7th

Join us at The Center for a Pride Week Kick-Off Party FREE! FREE! FREE! Tuesday, June 7th: 7 PM to...
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xAIDS Walk 2016

2016 AIDS WALK New York Come join the Brooklyn Community Pride Center contingent on Sunday, May 15th. Sunday, May 15,...
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Holiday 2015

Holiday 2015 December 17, 2015 Home of David Kooy A festive holiday was had by all! Incredible food was matched only...
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The Booth Photo & Video 

2015 Community Leadership Awards & Gala

2015 Community Leadership Awards and Gala April 23, 2015 Dumbo Loft, 155 Water Street, Brooklyn. Honorees: Desiree Akhavan, Filmmaker, Appropriate...
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Recent  News

TLC Rules Threaten Equity for LGBTQ+ New Yorkers

City Limits, 03/21/19:
TLC Rules Threaten Equity for LGBTQ+ New Yorkers.

“In a city as progressive as New York is today, it’s difficult to imagine that sexual orientation or gender identity could make something as simple as hailing a cab a traumatic experience.” Read Floyd Rumohr’s op-ed article at citylimit.org.


Police Work With Community to Battle Hate Crime Surge

NBC New York, 03/09/19:
NYPD Brooklyn North is taking the fight to the community.

“NYPD reaching out in the way that they’re doing will help broaden their message they they’re here to serve the community and protect us.” said Floyd Rumohr, Chief Executive Officer. Watch the report on NBC News 4.


The Pont Podcast 01/07/2019:
Choices you make are very formative with Floyd

Chief Executive Officer Floyd Rumohr speaks with Edafe Okporo about how the choices we make and our experiences shape us and give us wisdom. Listen to the podcast


Gay City News 01/08/2019:
Brooklyn Councilmember’s Quiet Anti-LGBTQ Crusade

Brooklyn Community Pride Center calls on Council Member Deutsch to join us in building a network of support for LGBTQ+ Brooklynites in face of criticisms that he engages in anti-LGBTQ politics. Read the article


Fury over reported federal plan targeting transgender people

News 12 Brooklyn, 10/22/18:
Fury over reported federal plan targeting transgender people

“This is the most egregious, pernicious act of tyranny against the transgender community and it has got to stop,” said Floyd Rumohr, Chief Executive Officer, in response to the Department of Health and Human Resources’ attempt to redefine gender under the Trump Administration. Watch the video on News 12 Brooklyn.


World Liberty TV, 04/08/18:
Floyd Rumohr, Executive Director, among “Brooklyn’s Power 50”

World Liberty TV’s list, of the 50 Brooklynites who are key players in the world of New York politics and government is out. And Floyd is in! Read the article.


BRIC TV / BRIC Radio, 05/29/18:
Mickey & Floyd talk BKLYN Pride

Floyd Rumohr, Executive Director, appears with Mickey Heller, Co-Chair, Brooklyn Pride on BRIC TV / BRIC Radio in a 112BK interview by Ashley Ford. Watch the video on BRIC TV or audio stream the interview on SoundCloud


CISION PR Wire (PR Web), 03/22/18:
Brooklyn Community Pride Center Joins National PowerOn Program

Yesterday marked the beginning of the Brooklyn Community Pride Center’s participation in the nationally-operated PowerOn program, which provides housing-insecure LGBTQ+ youth with the technology they need to access crucial online resources. Read the article >


GO! Magazine, 02/26/18:
Seven Minutes in Heaven with Artists Sam Kirk and Jenny Q

Jenny Q and Sam Kirk are the fabulous artist couple behind the gorgeous new mural at the Brooklyn Community Pride Center. Read interview at gomag.com >


Windy City Times, 02/05/18:
My True Colors announces champions of social justice, LGBTQIA+ rights and arts

Brooklyn Community Pride Center’s Executive Director Floyd Rumohr and Laverne Cox among honorees for the upcoming Excel Awards at the My True Colors Festival! Read about this exciting upcoming event >


The Brooklyn Paper, 01/10/18:
Proud moment: Local pride center gets $120,000 to start internship program for LGBTQ youths

Honchos at a city-based trust awarded leaders of a Bedford-Stuyvesant pride center with $120,000 to create a paid-internship program geared specifically towards Kings County’s young LGBTQ professionals, who are largely underserved compared to their counterparts in other boroughs, according to the grant’s author. Read the article by Colin Mixson


Kings County Politics, 11/22/17:
Insurance Company Prior Authorization Could Block Access to HIV Meds, PrEP

Despite provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) restricting insurance providers from discriminating against patients with pre-existing conditions like HIV, insurance companies continue to employ “utilization management” (UM) protocols like prior authorization to block patients trying to prevent HIV infection from accessing prophylactic care. Read the article by Floyd Rumohr


Gay City News, 10/12/17:
Brooklyn Pride Community Center Celebrates New Home

The Brooklyn Pride Community Center on Wednesday celebrated the opening of its new home that gives it twice the space of its old provisional headquarters downtown. Read the great article by Nathan DiCamillo at Gay City News


Fox 5 News, 6/23/17:
Pride and prejudice? Race tinges LGBT celebrations.

“The significance of the rainbow colors in and of itself means unity,” said our very own Lisa Davis. See more at Fox 5 News


Gay City News, 6/17/17:
Leadership Awards at Brooklyn Pride Center.

This year’s honorees were Queer Health Warrior, Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, and City Councilmember Carlos Menchaca, who represents Brooklyn’s 38th Council District. Read more at Gay City News


Acting DA Gonzalez announces LGBTQ initiative during Pride Month celebration

The initiative is aimed at better serving the LGBTQ community in Brooklyn by providing assistant district attorneys with training to ensure they are culturally equipped to handle LGBTQ-specific crime victims. Read more at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle


Floyd Rumohr and others Honored by Brooklyn Law School

Floyd Rumohr was one of four people honored in a Pride Month celebration hosted by acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. Watch the video at News 12 The Bronx


Brooklyn’s Local Focus on LGBTQ Advocacy

Vaughn E. Taylor-Akutagawa and Floyd Rumohr describe areas of need for the LGBTQ+ community of Brooklyn on BK Live. Watch the video


‘I feel nauseous’
The Guardian, 1/20/17:
Undocumented students fearful after Trump’s speech. Read the full article by Sam Levin, Tom Dart, Nicole Puglise, and Jamiles Lartey.

Post Election Interviews on Chinese TV
Following the election, the U.S. State Department accompanied Chinese journalists to interview Brooklyn Center elders. Here’s the incredibly honest interviews (in English)


LGBTQ New Americans: Oral History Project
Volume I, Spring 2016

Meet our LGBTQ New Americans > 
Read the press release >
On November 8, Vote for Me. Read the full article by Oliver Anene in The Advocate >

September 28, 2016
Williams Honors LGBTQ Advocate & Artists
City Council Member Jumaane D. Williams (Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood) honored the Brooklyn Community Pride Center, Immigration Equality, and five LGBTQ artists for their hard work and advocacy on behalf of the LGBTQ community in Brooklyn. Recent press:
Williams Honors LGBTQ Advocate & Artists  (Kings County Politics)
Brooklyn Artists Honored for Work in LGBTQ Community (Brooklyn Reader)

 

Rainbow Banner Wraps Brooklyn Borough Hall

Rainbow banner, inscribed with messages of hope, wraps Brooklyn Borough Hall By Mary Frost Brooklyn Daily Eagle From Brooklyn to...
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We Respond to Obama’s Directive on Transgender Access

PIX 11 Visits Brooklyn Community Pride Center for Our Perspective on President Obama’s Directive on Transgender Bathroom Access By Joe Mauceri  |...
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New York Daily News, 4/20/16
James Franco says he’s ‘a little gay,’ people from LGBT organizations weigh in. Read more >

April 7, 2016
Brooklyn Pride Community Center and NYC LGBT and Gay Rights Organizations Protest and Call For Boycott of Sponsors and Attendees of Multi-Million Dollar Boxing Match. Read more >

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