Gay rights groups condemn Blatter comment - World Soccer - Yahoo! Sports By STEVE DOUGLAS, AP Sports Writer The president of the world soccer governing body said Monday that gay fans should refrain from any sexual activities during the World Cup in Qatar, where homosexual behavior is illegal. Juris Lavrikovs, communications director for the European branch of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association, said the comments were very unfortunate and have left people deeply offended. You have got to be kidding me! Blatter is trying to save lives and the queers are offended? Get over yourselves already, not everything is to be taken as on offence. fyi; The penalty is long term prison or death. Next time you see Blatter, tell him thank you for thinking of your safety.