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Simon Dunn award given out at Bobby Goldsmith Foundation fundraiser

Simon Dunn remembered with new award at HIV charity’s gala

Two Australian advocates for people living with HIV have received an inaugural award for their work, named in honour of the late Simon Dunn. The Bobby Goldsmith Foundation (BGF) is Australia’s longest-running HIV charity. Since 1984, the foundation has provided essential support to Australians living with HIV. But most of those services still rely on …

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Details of Simon Dunn funeral and memorial service announced

The Bobby Goldsmith Foundation have announced the details for Simon Dunn’s funeral and memorial. Simon Dunn’s funeral will take place at Marrickville Town Hall next Friday, 10th February from 1 pm. A public memorial will begin later the same day at Universal Club 85-91 Oxford St, Darlinghurst, from 2.30 pm downstairs, and 5 pm upstairs. …

Simon Dunn played for the Sydney Convicts for 10 years

Simon Dunn’s public funeral to be streamed worldwide

Simon Dunn is set to be farewelled at a public funeral with plans to livestream the service for the beloved gay athlete’s national and international fans. Simon passed away at the weekend, sparking an outpouring of grief and tributes to the rugby player, bobsledder and LGBTIQ+ advocate. In just a few days, over $30,000 has …

Instagram photo of gay rugby player Simon Dunn, who passed away at age 35

‘Heartbroken’: Gay rugby player Simon Dunn dies at age 35

Gay Australian bobsledder and rugby player Simon Dunn has tragically died at the age of 35. The longtime Sydney Convicts player was found dead in his Surry Hills apartment in Sydney on Saturday (January 21). NSW Police have commenced inquiries into the circumstances surrounding his death and are not treating it as suspicious, a spokesperson …

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Simon Dunn reveals struggle behind his ‘Instagram life’ in moving post

Openly gay rugby player Simon Dunn has written a candid and personal message about his social media persona and his struggles with body image and mental health. On Instagram, the athlete and magazine cover model posted a photo of himself on the rugby field that he said held a special meaning for him. He wrote: …

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Athlete Simon Dunn slams homophobic meme using his image

Athlete Simon Dunn has called out a homophobic meme using his image alongside a list of desirable and undesirable attributes in gay men. The Australian-born Dunn became aware of the divisive meme after friends started tagging him on social media. The meme’s author lists “acts like a normal human being”, “has a personality” and “doesn’t …