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Josh Cavallo’s Adelaide United is hosting Aussie soccer’s first Pride Game

South Australian gay soccer star Josh Cavallo has cheered his club Adelaide United for hosting the A-League’s first ever Pride Game. Adelaide United will become the first A-League club and the first Australian pro soccer team to host a Pride Game on Saturday, February 26. The club’s men’s and women’s teams will both take part. …

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Grindr makes big privacy tweak for athletes at Beijing Winter Games

Grindr has made a change to privacy settings to protect athletes using the gay app in the Olympic Village at the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing. The 2022 Winter Olympic Games kicked off last week (February 4) in the Chinese capital and runs until February 20. According to Outsports, at least 35 of the athletes …

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Muslim AFLW player sits out match after refusing team’s pride jumper

Western Sydney AFLW player Haneen Zreika has withdrawn from her club’s Pride Round match on Friday after refusing to wear the team’s pride guernsey on religious grounds. The AFLW’s Pride Round began last week, with players wearing rainbow-coloured gear to celebrate inclusion, diversity and the sport’s LGBTIQ+ players and spectators. On Friday afternoon, the Greater …

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Steelers: The World’s First Gay Rugby Team to stream online next month

After debuting in cinemas in 2020 the documentary Steelers: The World’s First Gay Rugby Team will air on Paramount+ next month. The documentary was made by Eammon Ashton-Atkinson, originally from Brisbane.  Australians around the country will now be able to see this powerful documentary from home. Steelers: The World’s First Gay Rugby Team Eammon Ashton-Atkinson …

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Brisbane club hosting Pride Football Australia Tournament for first time

Brisbane Inferno FC will host the annual Pride Football Australia tournament for the first time in the event’s history next month. The tournament brings together Australia’s LGBTIQ football teams for a day of competition. And on February 5, Brisbane Inferno will host the event at Perry Park in Brisbane. Inferno President Jake Hendrie said the …

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Aussie snowboarder Belle Brockhoff going for gold at Winter Olympics

Australian snowboarder Belle Brockhoff is officially heading to her third Winter Olympics at Beijing 2022. The openly lesbian athlete made the announcement on Instagram this week. “IT’S OFFICIAL! I’m going to my third Olympic games!” she said. “Thank you to all who have supported me in this amazing journey. You know who you are. I …

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Matildas superstar Sam Kerr just broke an incredible Australian record

Matildas captain Sam Kerr is now officially Australia’s greatest ever soccer goalscorer. The soccer superstar scored five of the Matildas’ 18 goals in their first Women’s Asian Cup group game against Indonesia in India on Friday night (Australian time). By the end of the match, Kerr’s total was 54, surpassing previous record-holder Socceroo Tim Cahill. …

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Retiring Sam Stosur just got a standing ovation at the Australian Open

Retiring Australian tennis great Sam Stosur has received a standing ovation at the Australian Open after playing her last singles match. On Thursday afternoon, the Queensland tennis legend lost in straight sets to Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. Last month, Stosur was granted a wildcard entry to play her 20th home grand slam event, the most by …

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Adam Rippon got married in ‘perfect’ low-key NYE wedding

Former US Olympic figure skater and medalist Adam Rippon has revealed that he and Finnish fiancé Jussi-Pekka Kajaala married on New Years Eve. “SURPRISE WE ARE MARRIED,” the 32-year-old wrote on Instagram. “One afternoon JP and I looked at each other and said the very classic *romantic* phrase of ‘let’s just go do it now’. …

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Moana Hope blasts Victorian government’s ‘heartless’ Covid decision

Moana Hope has slammed the Victorian government for suspending some IVF procedures for 90 days in Victoria as the state grapples with an Omicron Covid-19 wave. Victorian Health Minister Martin Foley announced a ban on all non-urgent elective surgery earlier this month. But additionally, he said IVF clinics were being asked to cancel their appointments …

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