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Team Brisbane Tennis return to the court as COVID-19 restrictions ease

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Queensland’s LGBTIQ-inclusive water polo club the Brisbane Tritons have celebrated their fifth birthday. The athletes and their supporters gathered at The Wickham in Brisbane on Sunday to celebrate the milestone and unveil the club’s new swimsuits (above). Tritons president Sean Langeveld said the club began in 2016, with the help of the Brisbane Barracudas water …

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A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to support Brisbane’s bid for the 2026 Gay Games to get the sporting event over the line. Every four years since 1982, the Gay Games has provided an inclusive and safe environment for LGBTIQ athletes to compete in dozens of sports. The event now attracts over 10,000 athletes and …

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Members of Team Brisbane Tennis are back on the court as Queensland’s easing COVID-19 restrictions allow sports teams to finally reunite. Last month the long-running club was able to resume their social tennis sessions every Tuesday night in Spring Hill. President Mark Thornton told QNews.com.au, “We’ve had around 12 to 16 players coming along each …

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Queensland’s LGBTIQ-inclusive water polo club the Brisbane Tritons can dive back into training after their local pool in Fortitude Valley reopened. The Valley Pool opened on Wednesday, after coronavirus restrictions closed all of Brisbane’s public pools in March. Tritons president Sean Langeveld (pictured, centre) said the closure of the pools had a massive impact on …

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LGBTIQ-inclusive water polo team Sydney Stingers have released their own version of RuPaul’s diss track “Read U Wrote U” to slay their rivals ahead of the Gay Games later this year. In the music video posted to their Facebook page, the Stingers rework the lyrics to the original song to trash talk their competition at …

Pride In Sport

Queensland’s water polo community is celebrating wins at the inaugural Australian Pride in Sport Awards in Melbourne on Tuesday night. The awards recognise exceptional efforts in making Australian sport more inclusive of LGBTIQ people. Jeremy Archer (pictured, third from left), the Brisbane Tritons’ first president and now Water Polo Queensland Diversity officer, took home the …

Queensland’s water polo community has scored four nominations at the inaugural Australian Pride in Sport Awards next week. The awards recognise the efforts that sporting clubs, organisations, and individuals have made in making sport more inclusive for LGBTIQ people. The National Water Polo League’s Pride Cup and Pride Shield has been nominated for the LGBTI …

Aqualicious

A large contingent of Queenslanders were among the 12,000 participants in the 40th anniversary Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade last Saturday night. Organisers said an estimated 300,000 people lined Oxford Street as the city filled with rainbows for the annual event. Brisbane LGBTIQ swim team Aqualicious’ Mardi Gras float was titled “Let’s get …

Can’t make it to Sydney for Mardi Gras? Brisbane’s Sportsman Hotel are inviting everyone to come together to watch the parade live on the big screen in the venue’s Lounge Bar this Saturday night. The venue are throwing a Mardi Gras party that evening, with shows by drag performer Miss Synthetique and special guests at …

Forty volunteers from Cairns Tropical Pride will represent north Queensland atop the festival’s first ever float in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade. Organiser Kevin Scott said the float was a last minute decision for the festival’s organisers but they were overwhelmed with interest. “We decided around a table prior to Christmas that …

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