Some LGBTQ fans skip Qatar World Cup, fearing hostility


              Saskia Niño de Rivera, right, a Mexican civil rights activist, and her girlfriend Mariel Duayhe, a sports agent for Mexican soccer players, share a moment at their apartment in Mexico City, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Saskia Niño de Rivera contemplated privately proposing in Qatar at the World Cup during a game, but as the lesbian couple learned more about laws against same-sex relations in the conservative Gulf country, she decided against the idea. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Saskia Niño de Rivera, right, a Mexican civil rights activist, and her girlfriend Mariel Duayhe, a sports agent for Mexican soccer players, pose for a photo at their apartment in Mexico City, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Saskia Niño de Rivera contemplated privately proposing in Qatar at the World Cup during a game, but as the lesbian couple learned more about laws against same-sex relations in the conservative Gulf country, she decided against the idea. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
            
              Saskia Niño de Rivera, right, a Mexican civil rights activist, and her girlfriend Mariel Duayhe, a sports agent for Mexican soccer players, pose for a photo at their apartment in Mexico City, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Saskia Niño de Rivera contemplated privately proposing in Qatar at the World Cup during a game, but as the lesbian couple learned more about laws against same-sex relations in the conservative Gulf country, she decided against the idea. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)