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Adelaide’s first gay rugby team are creating their own culture

For a city that is AFL mad, launching a gay rugby team was always going to be a challenge. The Adelaide University Sharks are Adelaide’s first LGBTQIA+ inclusive rugby team, and after launching two years ago the club has proven exceedingly popular. The club provides a safe environment for physical and mental well-being through sport …

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Steelers: The World’s First Gay Rugby Team to stream online next month

After debuting in cinemas in 2020 the documentary Steelers: The World’s First Gay Rugby Team will air on Paramount+ next month. The documentary was made by Eammon Ashton-Atkinson, originally from Brisbane.  Australians around the country will now be able to see this powerful documentary from home. Steelers: The World’s First Gay Rugby Team Eammon Ashton-Atkinson …

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Tributes flow after gay rugby’s godmother Alice Hoagland dies

Gay rugby teams around the world have paid tribute to Mark Bingham’s mother Alice Hoagland, who died last month, as the godmother of their sport. On September 11, 2001, openly gay rugby player Mark Bingham and three other men fought back against the terrorists who had hijacked their United Airlines flight. The men stormed the …