Recently retired Australian basketball and WNBA star Tully Bevilaqua has put her voice behind the campaign for equal marriage rights, saying she is planning to wed her female partner in the US later this year.
For those who have always wondered how it would feel to don a rugby guernsey and get their head into a ruck as part of a World Cup-winning sports side, you may just get the chance to prove yourself over the next few weeks as Sydney’s very own world-beating Convicts prepare to hold a recruitment drive.
From diving into a circus barrel just to make ends meet to winning an Olympic gold medal and becoming one of the country’s best known and loved gay icons, diver Matthew Mitcham will share these tales and much more in his upcoming autobiography Twists and Turns to be launched at the Midnight Shift next week.
Thought to be the first ever LGBTIQ entry into the popular Dragons Abreast Festival, the pirate crew aboard The Stowaways far exceeded all their expectations over the weekend at Darling Harbour as they took out second place in their category while raising awareness and funds for breast and prostate cancer survivors.
Dragon boating will be all the rage for many of the LGBTI community this weekend as members of the Outfielders softball league take part in the Dragons Abreast Festival at Darling Harbour with the Different Strokes gay and lesbian dragon boating club also to hold an open day.
Considered to be perhaps the only openly gay male star of a major worldwide sport, Puerto Rican boxer, Orlando Cruz, has won his first fight since publicly revealing his sexuality and may well be heading to Australia for his next big bout.
The Sydney Silverbacks, otherwise known as the Harbour City Wrestling Club, go from strength to strength, as exemplified by their successes at the recent US wrestling tournament. Serkan Ozturk reports.
Members of what is said to be the Southern Hemisphere’s only LGBTI martial arts club have proved themselves to be among some of the state’s most skilled practitioners of hand-to-hand combat after competing at the National All Styles NSW Championships last weekend.
The LGBTI community and the entire city are being urged to get behind Australia’s first gay rugby club, the Sydney Convicts, as they now prepare to play host to the Bingham Cup – dubbed the gay rugby world cup – in two years time.