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Australian Rugby League Commission chairman Peter V’landys has said the Australian Christian Lobby are “wasting their money” with a campaign for an Israel Folau comeback. This week, the ACL launched a campaign to support of Folau’s return to the NRL, with a petition, full-page Daily Telegraph ads and hashtag #lethimplay. The group also wants supporters …

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Australian tennis champ Sam Stosur has shared the backstory behind her late-night decision to go public with her relationship with long-time partner Liz Astling in 2019. Stosur (above right) spoke with journalist Neroli Meadows on sports podcast Ordineroli Speaking about coming out after the 2019 Newcombe Medal tennis awards. That night, Stosur acknowledged Liz in …

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Maleny Golf Club in Queensland’s beautiful Sunshine Coast hinterland recently announced the introduction of gender-neutral golf tees. Cue outrage. The troglodytes who spend their days turning over rocks in search of wokeness, cancel culture or any other eensy tweaking of the presumed status quo came screaming out of their caves. They first took to the …

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Australia’s LGBTIQ soccer teams will play simultaneous matches on this weekend’s inaugural PFA Day event by Pride Football Australia. Players in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney will play matches on their home turf this Saturday (February 27) to support LGBTQIA+ inclusion in sport. The teams will all play 6-a-side social football tournaments (6-a-side) at the …

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Retired Olympic gold medalist Matthew Mitcham has opened up about lengths he went to to try and suppress his homosexuality as a teenager. The Australian became the first-ever openly gay athlete to win an Olympic gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He set a record for his single dive score in the men’s 10m …

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Tennis champ Casey Dellacqua has said she’s always felt “love and support” from her tennis community, despite sport legend Margaret Court’s infamous public spray against her rainbow family. Dellacqua, who has three children with wife Amanda, spoke of her experiences in the sport at an LGBTIQ forum Open4All at the Australian Open in Melbourne on …

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The St George Illawarra Dragons NRL Club have “ceased” plans to pursue and sign up Israel Folau after backlash over their decision. This week, club bosses confirmed they were in talks with Folau to have returned to playing NRL this year. The Dragons also formally approached the NRL for permission to sign him up, prompting …

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The Brisbane Lions AFLW team have unveiled the rainbow-coloured Pride Guernseys they’ll wear in the AFLW’s inaugural Pride Round this weekend. In 2018, the Carlton Blues and the Western Bulldogs began their annual Pride Game, to celebrate the sport’s LGBTIQ+ players and spectators. Now this season the AFLW is expanding the celebratory matches to an …

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St George Bank, a longtime sponsor of the NRL club seeking to sign up Israel Folau, has addressed the controversy over his possible comeback this year.  Folau may return to playing NRL this year after the St George Illawarra Dragons in NSW confirmed they hope to sign him up. The Dragons have formally approached the …

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Israel Folau could return to playing NRL this year after the St George Illawarra Dragons in NSW confirmed they hope to sign him up this year. The Dragons have formally approached the NRL hoping to sign him to play on a multi-year deal. Folau had his multi-million dollar footy contracts ripped up over his homophobic …

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