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Eurovision: Azerbaijan's Farid Mammodov

Well, he's not hard to look at. And he's a wrestler. Azerbaijan won Eurovision 2011, prompting activists like Peter Tatchell to warn the contest's massive gay following against attending last year's event because Azerbaijan is "an unsafe destination for gay people." (The winning nation hosts the following year's contest.) No incidents occurred, although the government of Iran claimed that Azerbaijan was hosting a "gay parade" because of all the fans that did attend.

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