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Josh Cavallo cheers pro footballer Jakub Jankto for coming out

Pro Czech Republic soccer player Jakub Jankto has shared that he’s gay, prompting Aussie star Josh Cavallo to cheer, “Welcome to the family”. Czech Republic international Jakub Jankto plays for Sparta Prague. This week he shared his sexuality in a Twitter video, now viewed over 4 million times. “Like everybody else, I have my strengths, …

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Actor Tim Draxl recalls moment he was outed on Aussie film set

Actor Tim Draxl has reflected on the moment he was outed on the set of an Australian film in 2011. The openly gay actor, who’s also a dancer, singer, painter and model, had a role in Australian comedy A Few Best Men, released that year. During filming, Tim recalled, a colleague unknowingly made a joke …

Noah Schnapp from Stranger Things comes out as gay

Stranger Things star Noah Schnapp came out as gay in cute TikTok

Stranger Things star Noah Schnapp has come out as gay in a casual TikTok to his millions of followers. In the TikTok, the 18-year-old actor revealed his loved ones’ reaction when he worked up the courage to come out to them. “When I finally told my friends and family I was gay after being scared …

Ian Thorpe

Happy Birthday Ian Thorpe

Wishing the happiest of birthdays to Ian Thorpe, one of the world’s greatest-ever swimmers and a staunch advocate for his communities. Born October 13, 1982, Ian Thorpe went on to win five Olympic gold medals during his swimming career. At the 2000 Sydney Olympics, he took three gold and two silver. “In two weeks,” said …

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Former New Zealand cricketer Heath Davis comes out as gay

Retired New Zealand cricketer Heath Davis has become his country’s first male international cricketer to come out as gay, twenty eight years after his debut. Davis played five Tests and 11 One Day Internationals for the New Zealand national cricket team the Black Caps. The pace bowler was picked to play for his country in …

Daniel Jervis comes out

British Olympic swimmer Daniel Jervis comes out as gay

Olympic swimmer Daniel Jervis has come out, saying he wants to be a visible gay athlete at the upcoming Commonwealth Games. Hailing from Wales, 26-year-old Jervis said he had struggled with his sexuality but was now ready to share his truth. “I know what it’s like growing up and not liking who you are,” he …

Dame Kelly Holmes

Gold Medal Olympian Dame Kelly Holmes: I’m gay

Olympics superstar Dame Kelly Holmes came out as a lesbian today. The legendary athlete told the Sunday Mirror, “There have been lots of dark times where I wished I could scream that I am gay – but I couldn’t.” Dame Kelly Holmes won gold in the 800-metre and 1,500-metre at the 2004 Summer Olympics in …

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Reporter whines Rebel Wilson outed herself before he could

A Sydney Morning Herald columnist complained yesterday that Rebel Wilson outed herself before he got the chance. Andrew Hornery seemingly implied that he made a mistake by allowing the movie star two days to comment. “It was an abundance of caution and respect that this media outlet emailed Rebel Wilson’s representatives on Thursday morning, giving …

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Mark Trevorrow recalls personal coming out moment on Aussie TV

Comedian Mark Trevorrow, a.k.a. Bob Downe, has reflected on the moment he “reluctantly” came out on Australian TV, as well as the homophobia in the industry in the late 1980s. The entertainer appeared on ABC’s One Plus One program and opened up about his long career in the chat with host Courtney Act. Trevorrow said …

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PFLAG launches new coming out video and resources for all Qld schools

Queensland Education Minister Grace Grace, along with Shelley Argent, PFLAG and True Relationships have launched the video Being Me along with LGBTQIA+ educational resources for schools This one is sure to stir up Lyle Shelton and his conservative friends. Shelley Argent announced the resources would be distributed to all Queensland High Schools. PFLAG launches Being …

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