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Mar27

Sydney Rangers and the Flying Bats lace up with pride

POSTED ON // Monday, 27 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Sydney Rangers and the Flying Bats lace up with pride

Australia’s sporting codes are getting behind the movement to stamp out homophobia with the Rainbow Round of Sport showcasing LGBTI pride and inclusivity.

Mar21

Rainbow Round of Sport returns

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 21 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Rainbow Round of Sport returns

Skins, Pride in Diversity & Pride in Sport will join together once more for the second annual Australian Rainbow Round of Sport (RROS).

Mar13

People would yell homophobic slurs at me: Ian Thorpe

POSTED ON // Monday, 13 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

People would yell homophobic slurs at me: Ian Thorpe

Olympic champion Ian Thorpe ha revealed he was the victim of homophobic bullying before he came out.

Mar09

Manchester United teams up with LGBT rights group Stonewall in UK’s first sports partnership

POSTED ON // Thursday, 09 March 2017 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Manchester United teams up with LGBT rights group Stonewall in UK’s first sports partnership

Manchester United has become the first UK sports team to partner with gay rights organisation Stonewall.

Mar08

Feeling sporty? Get sweaty at ChillOut 2017

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 08 March 2017 Written by // Rachel Cook

Feeling sporty? Get sweaty at ChillOut 2017

Yes, it’s time for ChillOut - the greatest gay getaway in the country, but it all doesn’t have to be about parties, eating out and spas, there’s plenty to do for the sports-minded among us too.

Mar02

Sydney FC set to show rainbow pride ahead of Mardi Gras

POSTED ON // Thursday, 02 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Sydney FC set to show rainbow pride ahead of Mardi Gras

Sydney FC will welcome members of Sydney’s two inclusive clubs, Sydney Rangers and The Flying Bats Women’s FC, to the field on Friday night ahead of their #BigBlue against Melbourne Victory. The aim: to help promote inclusion and diversity in sport.

Mar02

Sharing stories the key to driving change in sport says Greg Louganis

POSTED ON // Thursday, 02 March 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Sharing stories the key to driving change in sport says Greg Louganis

Four-time Olympic Gold medallist Greg Louganis has suggested sharing personal stories is the key to acceptance for LGBTI sportspeople.

Feb23

Wanderers ban club members for homophobic banner

POSTED ON // Thursday, 23 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Wanderers ban club members for homophobic banner

Western Sydney Wanderers have banned 14 members of the club’s controversial supporter group, the Red and Black Bloc, after they unfurled an offensive and homophobic banner during the Sydney Derby match against Sydney FC.

Feb22

Gay soccer club Sydney Rangers call for ban against homophobic football fans

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 22 February 2017 Written by // Cec Busby

Gay soccer club Sydney Rangers call for ban against homophobic football fans

Australia’s first inclusive football club, the Sydney Rangers, has called for Federation Football Australia (FFA) to sanction fans of the Western Sydney Wanderers, who displayed a homophobic banner at the team’s derby match against Sydney FC last weekend.

Feb22

Make a splash: LGBTQ swim club Wett Ones host bootcamp for new swimmers

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 22 February 2017 Written by // Reg Domingo

Make a splash: LGBTQ swim club Wett Ones host bootcamp for new swimmers

LGBTQ swimming club Wett Ones are holding a boot camp during the Mardi Gras Festival and everyone is welcome. Reg Domingo reports.