Database Proof Substratum: Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Inside the Global Network of Portugal’s Soccer Superfans

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Ever since Jose Pereira moved to New England from the Azores, his Portuguese identity and community have been tied to his beloved soccer team, Benfica.“When I came to the United States, the first thing I did was find a Portuguese newspaper and look for the Benfica score,” says Pereira, surrounded by photos, posters, and scarves honoring his favorite team. “Benfica means a lot to me. More than I want.”He’s sitting in the basement of the Casa do Benfica do Nova Inglaterra, a fan club he founded in...