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afl pride game

St Kilda Football Club and the Sydney Swans are celebrating the fifth annual AFL Pride Game, which is in Brisbane for the first time this weekend. Earlier this month, the AFL moved teams to Queensland to escape COVID-19. And on Saturday evening, St Kilda and the Swans will play Round 9 at the Gabba. It’s …

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Former AFLW star Moana Hope has opened up about the disgusting homophobic abuse she’s seen as both a footy player and an AFL fan. Hope, who played in the AFLW for Collingwood and North Melbourne, said the abusive taunts even drove her away from attending AFL matches. She told the Herald Sun during one 2017 …

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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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Footy players wore rainbow for AFL Queensland’s first Pride Round last weekend. On Saturday, AFL Queensland held the Pride Round in support of the LGBTIQ community. It was Australia’s first dedicated multi-league LGBTIQ+ carnival. At the matches across Queensland, players wore rainbow socks and guernseys and umpires waved rainbow flags. Rainbow boundaries, goal pads and …

Pride Game Rainbow Flag Waving

The AFL held it’s first ever Pride Game in Melbourne on Saturday night. The game, believed to be a world-first in professional sport, was a joint initiative between the AFL and the match’s two teams, the Sydney Swans and St Kilda Saints. Both who wore rainbow-coloured socks and rainbow-coloured guernseys. For the first time, the …

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 …