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Jake Daniels

It has been 32 years since the UK’s first professional male football player came out as gay, Jake Daniels is now the second.  The seventeen year old forward who plays for Blackpool came out in an interview this week. He has been applauded for his bravery by fans worldwide. Jake Daniels sat down for an …

Tyler Leslight first openly transgender jockey

Australia’s first openly transgender jockey, Tyler Leslight, yesterday claimed victory in his first ride on a TAB card. Although Tyler previously won a horse race in Gladstone last month, this was his first broadcast win. That meant a lot to Tyler because, as he told News Corp, his grandfather could watch the race. “My pop …

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NRL player Marcelo Montoya has received a four-match suspension for using a homophobic slur on the field. About an hour into the match in Redcliffe last Friday night, the Warriors winger (pictured) had tackled North Queensland Cowboys player Kyle Feldt to the ground. As the Warriors debated a referee’s decision, Montoya yelled, “Get up Kyle, …

Warriors v Cowboys

The NRL began an investigation into an alleged homophobic slur immediately after becoming aware of an incident that occurred towards the end of the Warriors v Cowboys match at Redcliffe last night. Broadcast audio picked up the slur when a Warriors player appeared to use the word ‘f—-t’ against an opposing player. The incident occurred …

Brisbane Hustlers Female Rugby

The Brisbane Hustlers are looking to expand their rugby family and are calling for female rugby players.  As 2022 kicks off the team are looking for expressions of interest for an all-female team in 2023. If successful it will be the first openly gay and inclusive women’s rugby union team in the country. Brisbane Hustlers: …

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Ahead of this weekend’s celebrations the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras made a moving tribute to Shane Warne. On Saturday morning the world awoke to news the cricket star had passed away unexpectedly at 52. Tributes for Warne soon began to flow in from around the world. Shane Warne: An LGBTQIA+ Ally Ahead of …

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Adelaide United soccer player Josh Cavallo says the supportive messages he’s still receiving four months after he came out as gay still put a “massive smile” on his face. Cavallo was the first active male pro soccer player in the world to come out as gay, last October. And the 22-year-old said the messages of …

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Last year’s Tokyo Olympics set a record for the number of out LGBTIQ+ competing. So how did Team LGBTIQ+ do during the Beijing Olympics? There’s good news and bad. The 2022 Beijing Olympics saw a record number of out competitors — for a Winter Olympics. But that’s still under 40 by our count. The Tokyo …

Iszac Henig Lia Thomas Trans swimmers

Two trans swimmers posted the fastest times in the 800-yard freestyle at this week’s Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships. Pennsylvania’s Lia Thomas and Yale’s Iszac Henig duelled for first place during the first leg of the relay. Although Lia Thomas trailed Iszac Henig for much of the first leg, she overtook him in the …

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South Australian gay soccer star Josh Cavallo has cheered his club Adelaide United for hosting the A-League’s first ever Pride Game. Adelaide United will become the first A-League club and the first Australian pro soccer team to host a Pride Game on Saturday, February 26. The club’s men’s and women’s teams will both take part. …

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