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Jake Daniels

It has been 32 years since the UK’s first professional male football player came out as gay, Jake Daniels is now the second.  The seventeen year old forward who plays for Blackpool came out in an interview this week. He has been applauded for his bravery by fans worldwide. Jake Daniels sat down for an …

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The Queensland Parliament has voted down a motion from Katter’s Australia Party leader Rob Katter against transgender women participating in women’s sports. On Wednesday Katter put forward the motion, calling on MPs to agree “allowing biological men to play in female sport will erode the integrity of female sport” and “anyone who supports biological men …

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Dozens of women’s rights and gender equality organisations have signed an open letter denouncing politicians’ divisive rhetoric against transgender Australians in the federal election campaign. Gender equity group Fair Agenda has put out a joint statement, endorsed by more than 50 women’s rights, gender equity and safety groups, calling for an end to the corrosive …

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Olympian Dominic Clarke has won over all the judges with his first audition on the new season of The Voice Australia. The trampolinist, who’s gay, performed his rendition of Sam Fischer’s This City on the Channel Seven show. And within seconds, all the judges had enthusiastically turned their chairs and gave him a standing ovation …

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NRL player Marcelo Montoya has received a four-match suspension for using a homophobic slur on the field. About an hour into the match in Redcliffe last Friday night, the Warriors winger (pictured) had tackled North Queensland Cowboys player Kyle Feldt to the ground. As the Warriors debated a referee’s decision, Montoya yelled, “Get up Kyle, …

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LGBTIQ+ advocates have slammed Liberal Senator Claire Chandler for using her anti-transgender private member’s bill to fundraise on the first day of the election campaign. On Monday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison again threw his support behind a proposed bill from the Tasmanian Liberal Senator. Senator Chandler’s contentious private member’s “Save Women’s Sport” bill would allow …

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NRL legend Ian Roberts has reacted to Warriors player Marcelo Montoya yelling a homophobic slur at a rival during an NRL match in Queensland on Friday night. An hour into the match, North Queensland Cowboys player Kyle Feldt was on the ground after being tackled by winger Marcelo Montoya (pictured above) at Moreton Daily Stadium …

Brisbane Hustlers Female Rugby

The Brisbane Hustlers are looking to expand their rugby family and are calling for female rugby players.  As 2022 kicks off the team are looking for expressions of interest for an all-female team in 2023. If successful it will be the first openly gay and inclusive women’s rugby union team in the country. Brisbane Hustlers: …

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Experts and politicians have grave fears for the safety of American lesbian basketballer Brittney Griner, after her arrest in Russia a month ago. Custom officials arrested the American WNBA star at an airport near Moscow on or around February 17, according to the US government. Russian authorities accused the two-time Olympic gold medalist of having …

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Adelaide City FC chairman Greg Griffin yesterday called out fans of the soccer club over homophobic abuse directed at other teams. He also said the Zebras would ban some supporters from entering the stadium from today. The Zebras chairman made the comments in a statement on the club’s Facebook page. He said that the conduct …

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