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The Brisbane Tritons inclusive water polo team hold up their banner at the opening ceremony of the Gay Games 2018 in Paris, France

Brisbane will put forward a bid to host the Gay Games in 2026, the organising committee has confirmed. Every four years since 1982, the Gay Games have provided an inclusive safe and environment for LGBTIQ athletes to compete in dozens of sports. The event now attracts over 10,000 athletes and tens of thousands of spectators …

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Former AFLW star Moana Hope has opened up about the disgusting homophobic abuse she’s seen as both a footy player and an AFL fan. Hope, who played in the AFLW for Collingwood and North Melbourne, said the abusive taunts even drove her away from attending AFL matches. She told the Herald Sun during one 2017 …

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Glam Slam, Australia’s biggest LGBTIQ tennis tournament, will take place next week at the Australian Open. Offering an authentic tournament experience, Glam Slam will provide participants with the opportunity to compete in an LGBTIQ tennis competition. Tournament director Rowen D’Souza said since the its birth three years ago, the event has “grown out of sight”. …

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The Australian Open has made available two new gender-neutral toilets for the first time at Rod Laver Arena, the same day as Margaret Court made her return to venue Melbourne Park. Well, this is awkward. The tennis champion turned pastor is in Melbourne to celebrate the 50th anniversary of her 1970 quadruple Grand Slam victory. …

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A WA venue that hired out a function room for a Margaret Court event has donated proceeds to a queer youth counselling group. The tennis star turned minister spoke at a private function on Monday at the Esplanade Hotel in Busselton, south of Perth. The event was hosted by the group Tennis Seniors WA, of …

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World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) wrestler Lars Sullivan, allegedly once enjoyed a career as a gay porn actor. Sullivan previously paid a $10,000 fine for racist, sexist and homophobic posts on message boards under two usernames from 2007 until 2013. Gay WWE fans noticed a resemblance between Sullivan and RandyBlue actor ‘Mitch Bennett’. Wrestling website Ringside …

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Megan Rapinoe has been named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year, capping off a huge year for the lesbian football star. Rapinoe, the US Women’s National Soccer Team co-captain led the team to victory at the Women’s World Cup in France in June. She was named the tournament’s best player. As well as her sporting …

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Rugby Australia have reached a settlement with Israel Folau following the legal dispute after his sacking. The former Wallabies star sued Rugby Australia for $14 million after having his contract terminated over his anti-gay social media posts in May. After a 12-hour mediation hearing in Melbourne on Monday, the two parties reached a settlement with …

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LGBTIQ rights campaigner Garry Burns has accused Israel Folau of “homosexual vilification” in a complaint to the Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW. Burns wrote to the board’s president on Sunday to complain about Folau’s infamous Instagram post in which he warned “hell awaits” homosexuals. The longtime activist also argued Folau’s sermon linking the bushfire crisis and …

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Margaret Court will appear as a “special guest” at the 2020 Australian Open, Tennis Australia has said while also denouncing her anti-LGBTIQ views in an eloquent open letter. Court, who is now a pastor in Perth, won 24 grand-slam single titles in her career. In 1970, she won the Australian Open, Wimbledon, French Open and …

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