Arians wants to make sure unvaccinated players are diligent about following the rules.
The parade started with a call from Klaus Lederer, Berlin’s senator for culture, to make the city a “queer-freedom zone” in response to deteriorating safety for gays and lesbians in Hungary and neighboring Poland. “LGBT-free zones” have been declared in parts of Poland, while Hungary recently passed a law banning the depiction of homosexuality or gender reassignment to minors that has been denounced as discriminatory by human rights groups. Lederer said the situation in the two EU members “sends shivers down my back.”
As new COVID cases in Florida surge, residents in its rural Big Bend, where vaccination rates are extremely low, are quickly falling ill.