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Athletics governing body the IAAF has halved transgender female athletes’ allowed testosterone levels in new regulations. Competitors must now keep their levels of natural testosterone below five nanomoles per litre of blood in order to compete in the female category, according to the International Association of Athletics Federations. The IAAF’s previous limit for natural testosterone …

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olympic gold medallist kerron clement

Olympic Gold medallist Kerron Clement came out on National Coming Out Day. He made the announcement while celebrating the opening of the new rainbow flag-inspired Gilbert Baker running track at Los Angeles City College. Kerron told OUT Magazine he wanted freedom. “I was tired of loving in the dark. “I have been through what a …

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israel folau rugby australia court case court documents religious freedom fair work

Israel Folau has accused one of the tribunal members who ruled against him of bias because of her LGBTIQ advocacy work. The devout Christian former rugby player is suing Rugby Australia and Rugby NSW for unlawful termination under laws preventing sackings because of a person’s religion. Folau’s lawyers lodged more documents with the Federal Circuit …

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israel folau rugby australia court case court documents religious freedom fair work

Former rugby star Israel Folau offered to publicly apologise over his Instagram post about gay people, Rugby Australia has claimed in court documents. Folau was sacked over the post in May this year. In a code of conduct hearing, Folau also admitted he had breached the RA Code of Conduct, the rugby body claims. He …

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Soccer star Megan Rapinoe has called out racism and homophobia in sport in her acceptance speech after being named FIFA female player of the year. The openly gay player was the top scorer at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in June and lead the US women’s football team to victory. On Monday, she accepted …

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Former Welsh rugby player Gareth Thomas has hit out at a UK tabloid reporter who disclosed his HIV status to his parents before he did. The former Wales captain, who came out as gay in 2009, took to Twitter last weekend to reveal he is living with HIV. “I want to share my secret with …

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Australia’s gay rugby clubs have struck a formal alliance with Rugby Australia to help get more LGBTIQ players and fans to take part in the game. The Brisbane Hustlers hosted the Purchas Cup at Ballymore last weekend. The Sydney Convicts took home both the Purchas Cup and the Shield at the grand final on Sunday. …

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brisbane hustlers purchas cup gay rugby club

Rugby club Brisbane Hustlers will be chasing hometown glory as they host the Purchas Cup at Ballymore this weekend. The Purchas Cup begins tonight (September 13) and will feature 180 players from eight teams and up to 1,000 spectators, the biggest tournament in the Cup’s 15-year history. Five clubs – the Brisbane Hustlers, Sydney Convicts, …

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AFLW star Moana Hope and her partner, model Isabella Carlstrom, have shared photos of their beautiful wedding ceremony last weekend. The couple, who got engaged last October, were married in front of family and friends at a family friend’s mansion in Toorak, Melbourne last Saturday. Moana’s mum Rosemary walked her daughter down the aisle, with …

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The Sydney Swans’ LGBTIQ supporters group has called on the AFL club to drop Qatar Airways as a sponsor because homosexuality is illegal in the Middle East country. Rainbow Swans chair Sarina Jackson said the group hopes the club won’t renew a major sponsorship deal with state-owned Qatar Airways when it expires at the end …

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