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Rugby League boss responds to Australian Christian Lobby’s Israel Folau campaign

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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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Brisbane has sadly failed to make the final three-city shortlist to host the Gay Games in 2026. Every four years since 1982, the Gay Games has provided an inclusive and safe environment for LGBTIQ athletes to compete in dozens of sports. Each Games now attracts over 10,000 athletes and tens of thousands of spectators from …

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More than 80 skydivers watched an enormous rainbow flag fly over southern New South Wales at Australia’s first LGBTIQ skydiving festival. On the Australia Day weekend, the Pride Boogie event brought gay and straight jumpers alike together for a series of incredible jumps at Moruya, on New South Wales far south coast. The festival kicked …

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Gay rugby teams around the world have paid tribute to Mark Bingham’s mother Alice Hoagland, who died last month, as the godmother of their sport. On September 11, 2001, openly gay rugby player Mark Bingham and three other men fought back against the terrorists who had hijacked their United Airlines flight. The men stormed the …

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Tennis legend turned homophobic pastor Margaret Court is getting a top Australia Day Honour this year and it’s sparked intense backlash. Court is set to be promoted to a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) next Tuesday. She was named an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2007 for her tennis achievements. …

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Jack Vidgen has claimed he knows of “about 10 or 12” male professional footballers who are gay in a candid conversation on I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here. The 23-year-old singer discussed homosexuality and sport with former AFL stars Robert ‘Dipper’ DiPierdomenico and Travis Varcoe on Sunday night’s episode. However Vidgen said those …

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Brisbane NRLW star Ali Brigginshaw has tied the knot with her partner Kate Daly. The 31-year-old has captained the Broncos to back-to-back NRLW premiership wins in 2018, 2019 and 2020. And she capped off a big 2020 with the wedding on December 30. The happy couple shared the news and a series of beautiful “wife …

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Penrith Panthers NRL player Kurt Capewell has spoken out after an old porn video with another man resurfaced online. Capewell said the video, which resurfaced online, was filmed in 2013 when he was 20 and a player with the Ipswich Jets. The now-27-year-old Queenslander told the Daily Telegraph he was enticed with quick cash when …

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Trailblazing gay ex-footballer Ian Roberts has slammed the lack of progress in eliminating harmful homophobic language in Australian sport. Two new Australian studies published in international journal Sport Management Review reveal high numbers of LGB adolescents hide their sexuality from teammates. Usage of homophobic slurs in male sport also remains stubbornly high. Ian Roberts came …

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