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The AFL has announced its first ever Pride Game to support the LGBTI community, believed to be a world first for a professional sporting competition. St Kilda’s Saints will wear shirts with rainbow-patterned numbers and the Swans will wear rainbow socks to show their support for the LGBTI community during the round 21 clash next …

Amanda Nunes First Gay UFC Champ

With her victory at UFC 200 last weekend, Brazilian fighter Amanda Nunes became the first openly gay Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter to win a title. “It’s amazing,” she told reporters who asked what it was like to be the UFC’s first openly gay champion. “The most important thing is that I’m so happy with my …

Rio 2016 Olympic Stadium

Two British transgender athletes are on the verge of making Olympian history, according to UK reports. If the pair are selected for Team GB, they would compete in women’s events and become the world’s first transgender Olympians at the Rio Olympic Games to be held next month. Until this year, rules governing athletics had prevented …

Tom Daley Speedos

UK diver Tom Daley and the rest of the boys from ‘Team GB’  showed off their speedos on social media as Britain’s Olympic hopefuls got kitted up for this year’s Olympic Games. Fashion maven Stella McCartney and Adidas joined forces to design the boys’ barely-there swimwear.  This year’s Olympic Games begin in Rio De Janeiro …

NEW ZEALAND rugby IS READY FOR A GAY ALL BLACK

New Zealand’s leading sporting organizations are on a mission to stamp out racism and homophobia in their respective sports. New Zealand Rugby, New Zealand Football, New Zealand Cricket and New Zealand Rugby League joined forces to make the announcement at an event promoting diversity and inclusion in sport. Steve Tew, New Zealand Rugby’s chief executive, spoke at …

South Africa Gay Rugby Team Jozi Cats Group Shot

South Africa’s first ever gay rugby team is tackling gay stereotypes with an incredible anti-homophobia recruitment campaign that challenges homophobic slurs and concepts of masculinity. Having only formed this year, the Jozi Cats have wasted no time in making their mark both on and off the field by creating an advertising campaign which sees the …

He may be the world’s new heavyweight boxing champion, but clearly he’s a knucklehead. Or maybe Tyson Fury, who defeated Wladimir Klitschko for the WBA, IBF & WBO titles on Saturday, has simply taken one too many blows to the cranium. Whatever the case, Fury believes that gay people will bring about the apocalypse. “There …

Iran isn’t the first place that comes to mind when considering gay & lesbian rights, but strangely enough, it is very accepting of transgender people – so much so that it has been reported that eight members of its national football squad are male to female trans women. While most western countries now agree that …

pat cash

Through no fault of his own, retired Australian tennis great and Wimbledon winner Pat Cash recently copped a serve on social media. The confusion arose during BBC’s live commentary of last night’s Sam Groth-Roger Federer match at the All England club. Many viewers took offence at what they misheard as a gay slur. Cash commented …

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has expressed her shock that no male tennis players on the international tour has come out yet. Navratilova is possibly the greatest female tennis player in history and was also one of the world’s first high profile openly gay athletes when she came out in 1981 despite the possibility of a …

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