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Erik Denison

Monash University researcher Erik Denison has received a Victorian Sport Award for his work on a world-first trial of a program designed at end homophobic language in sport. The Victorian Sport Awards honours outstanding contributions to sport in Victoria across 19 categories, and Mr Denison (pictured, second from right) was awarded the inaugural Peter Norman …

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Rugby players around the world have worn rainbow laces on the field to support for openly gay former player Gareth Thomas after he was the victim of a gay hate crime. The former Wales rugby player, who came out as gay in 2009 and retired in 2011, told his Twitter followers on November 18 he …

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NRL state of origin game

The two NRL players whose reunion kiss went viral after the inaugural womens’ State of Origin match last month have opened up about the emotional moment. The viral photo of players Karina Brown, who played for the Queensland side, and Vanessa Foliaki, who played for New South Wales, was posted to the NRL’s social media …

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Israel Folau Is Invited To Celebrate The Sydney Convicts' Bingham Cup Win

The Wallabies rugby team, including Israel Folau, have been invited to celebrate the Sydney Convicts’ win at the 2018 Bingham Cup. The Convicts took home the Bingham Cup and the Bingham Shield at the three-day “World Cup of gay rugby” held in Amsterdam last weekend. The trophy will be handed over to Rugby Australia at …

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Sydney Convicts

The Sydney Convicts rugby team has won this year’s Bingham Cup, held in Amsterdam over the weekend. Known as the “World Cup of gay rugby”, the three-day Bingham Cup tournament came down to a grand final match between the Convicts and New York’s Gotham Knights. The Convicts took home the trophy with a 22 to …

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Brisbane Hustlers

The Brisbane Hustlers rugby team are in Amsterdam to compete in the world championship of gay rugby, the Bingham Cup, this weekend. The Cup has been held biennially since 2002 and is dedicated to the memory of Mark Bingham, the rugby player who helped establish the gay rugby teams San Francisco Fog and the Gotham …

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Bingham Cup 2018

The Brisbane Hustlers gay and inclusive rugby team are making their final preparations to compete in the 2018 Bingham Cup in Amsterdam this June. The Bingham Cup is also known as the world championships of gay and inclusive rugby. The tournament was inspired by 9/11 hero, Mark Bingham, who was on Flight 93 which crashed …

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Israel Folau

By Jason Garrick Izzy, enough. On April 2, you told the world that God’s plan for homosexuals was eternal damnation. On May 8, you told the world that with “great love” the LGBTIQ community needs to “repent or perish”. The historical figure we know as Jesus taught us to live life with compassion. Yet, it …

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Simon Dunn

Openly gay athlete Simon Dunn has clapped back at rugby star Israel Folau with a sweet photo of him kissing his partner on the footy field. The Australian-born former bobsledder shared a photo of himself kissing his boyfriend Felix after a rugby match victory. The couple play together on inclusive London team the Kings Cross …

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Israel Folau

Wallabies star Israel Folau has put God and his Christian beliefs ahead of his career, offering to walk away from his Australian Rugby Union contract. Folau was heavily criticised for a post on Instagram two weeks ago in which he said God’s plan for gay people was “HELL”. He reinforced those comments in a column …

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