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Gay Games Brisbane 2026

A local campaign has been launched to bid to bring the Gay Games to Brisbane in 2026. The Gay Games have been held every four years since 1982 to provide a safe environment for LGBTIQ athletes to compete with all athletes invited to take part. The event has grown to attract over 10,000 athletes in …

Gay Games Brisbane 2026

By Ryan Storr, Western Sydney University and Caroline Symons, Victoria University The largest international LGBT+ sporting event, the Gay Games, is taking place in Paris this week, with over 10,000 athletes from 91 countries competing in 32 sports. The Games have grown in size and stature since their inception in San Francisco in 1982, developing …

The Brisbane Tritons inclusive water polo team hold up their banner at the opening ceremony of the Gay Games 2018 in Paris, France

A contingent of Aussie athletes was among the 10,000 sportspeople converging on Paris last weekend for the opening ceremony of this year’s Gay Games. Among the Brisbane sportspeople attending this year’s Games are players and coaches from the inclusive water polo team the Brisbane Tritons, attending the competition for the first time. Tritons President Sean …

Sydney Stingers RuPaul

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 …