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Casey Dellacqua speaks out about Margaret Court targeting her family

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Comedian Joel Creasey has said he believes “the time is right” for a gay AFL player to come out. In a column for the Herald Sun newspaper, Joel explains that he met and slept with an AFL player. “We met at a party, we went home. I didn’t even realise he was an AFL player …

Margaret Court

Australian tennis champion Margaret Court has remained defiant in her opposition to marriage equality. The 24-time Grand Slam winner, who is now a pastor in Perth, told the Herald Sun that same-sex marriage was a “trend” and Australia “will pay” for its decision to legalise it in December. “I think there will be a price …

Margaret Court Casey Dellacqua

Australian tennis star Casey Dellacqua has stood up for her family and spoken out against tennis legend Margaret Court. Dellacqua has two young children with her partner, former touch football player Amanda Judd. She said she could no longer ignore Court’s views after her family was the subject of a letter to the editor written …

Brisbane Tritons

The Brisbane Tritons LGBTI water polo team were proud to march in their very first Sydney Mardi Gras Parade on the weekend. And on the parade route they made a friend: “Xena: Warrior Princess” actress and gay icon Lucy Lawless. In two selfies Lucy posted to her Instagram on Saturday night, the actress posed with …

The Western Sydney Wanderers football team have been fined $20,000 by Football Federation Australia for “bringing the game into disrepute” after fans of the team displayed a banner deemed to be homophobic during a match last weekend. The explicit banner depicted a likeness of rival team Sydney FC’s manager Graham Arnold engaging in oral sex, …

Andrew Purchas, founder of Australia’s first gay rugby union club, the Sydney Convicts, has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for “service to rugby union and to the promotion of social inclusion for LGBTI people”. Purchas was instrumental in bringing the Bingham Cup to Sydney in 2014 and has been the …

Gay Footy rainbow laces premier league

Several gay football players in the UK should come out as a group on the same day, the head of England’s Football Association has encouraged. FA Chief Greg Clarke told The Times newspaper that he’s spoken to gay soccer players and he thinks it would be a good idea to synchronise their coming out, if …

Brisbane Tritons Group Shot

Our local LGBTI and inclusive water polo team the Brisbane Tritons will be heading to Sydney on October 1 to compete against Sydney and Melbourne in the Tri-State Water Polo Tournament. Less than 12 months ago, Australia’s other inclusive water polo teams, the Sydney Stingers and Melbourne Surge, called for expressions of interest in the …

Pride Game Rainbow Flag Waving

The AFL held it’s first ever Pride Game in Melbourne on Saturday night. The game, believed to be a world-first in professional sport, was a joint initiative between the AFL and the match’s two teams, the Sydney Swans and St Kilda Saints. Both who wore rainbow-coloured socks and rainbow-coloured guernseys. For the first time, the …

The AFL has announced its first ever Pride Game to support the LGBTI community, believed to be a world first for a professional sporting competition. St Kilda’s Saints will wear shirts with rainbow-patterned numbers and the Swans will wear rainbow socks to show their support for the LGBTI community during the round 21 clash next …

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