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Surf lifesavers focus on being more inclusive of LGBTIQ+ people

Surf lifesavers focus on being more inclusive of LGBTIQ+ people

Surf Lifesaving Australia is reaching out to all its clubs around Australia and encouraging them to be more inclusive of the LGBTIQ+ community. The organisation, which is 111 years old this year, is working with Lifesavers with Pride – the group that have marched in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras – to encourage […]

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Perth Pythons & Loton Park nominated for Pride In Sports Awards

Perth Pythons & Loton Park nominated for Pride In Sports Awards

Local LGBTI+ sporting clubs Perth Pythons Hockey Club and Loton Park Tennis Club have been named as finalists in this year’s Australian Pride In Sports Awards. On June 12th, the Pythons will be in the running for the 2019 LGBTI Community Sporting Award for initiatives that make an “outstanding contribution… to the broader role of […]

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Celebrate Perth Rams RUFC’s first birthday at Connections this weekend

Celebrate Perth Rams RUFC’s first birthday at Connections this weekend

Local LGBTI+ rugby club Perth Rams are celebrating a year of queer sport with a birthday bash this weekend. Club President Mitch Wylie stopped by RTRFM’s All Things Queer program this week to talk about what the club has achieved in their first 12 months, what’s coming next and invite us to celebrate with them this Saturday […]

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WA’s top league Perth Roller Derby rolls out 2019 season

WA’s top league Perth Roller Derby rolls out 2019 season

In just under two weeks Perth Roller Derby rolls out its opening bout of the 2019 Home Season. The Bloody Sundaes and the Mistresses of Mayhem return to the track March 16. Both teams have a lot to prove. After disappointment at last year’s Grand Final, the Mayhems are keen to take down reigning champs, […]

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In The Game: Non-binary, trans and queer identities in sport

In The Game: Non-binary, trans and queer identities in sport

We discussed last month about the crossovers between the bisexual+ and the gender-expansive experience, particularly where non-binary people can find themselves on the receiving end of prejudice. When it comes to finding a place where you feel you belong, it can be a question of what you declare and how you present. While it’s unusual […]

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Go for a ride with fitness phenomenon KTX

Go for a ride with fitness phenomenon KTX

Last August, LA Fit Studio brought over fitness phenomenon – KTX, who rode Perth into a frenzy over his high intensity, high energy and highly enjoyable workout. His first time to Australia sold out classes and rode the internet viral with this video on Sports Bible. This February, he’s back, and ready to show Perth […]

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Give rugby a try this weekend with the Perth Rams

Give rugby a try this weekend with the Perth Rams

Local queer Rugby team the Perth Rams are holding a have-a-go day on Saturday, if you’ve never played or understood what rugby is all about this is your chance to have a try. They be down at Loton Park Tennis Club tomorrow from 12pm – 2pm, and after you’ve given rugby a go, there’ll be […]

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Get fired up for the inaugural Pride Sports Festival this November

Get fired up for the inaugural Pride Sports Festival this November

Following the great success of the Perth Pythons inaugural Pride Cup during last year’s Pride celebrations, WA’s queer sporting clubs are coming together for a massive new event this year. The Perth Pride Sports Festival will celebrate local LGBTI+ inclusive clubs by putting on a showcase and affirming that everyone is welcome on the field. […]

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Perth athletes represent at the 2018 Gay Games

Perth athletes represent at the 2018 Gay Games

Perth’s LGBTI athletes shone at this year’s Gay Games back in August – with representatives for a number of sports taking part in the world’s largest event of its kind. Loton Park Tennis Club’s Tony Boutoubia took part in both singles and doubles tennis, taking it all the way to the quarter finals in singles […]

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Have a go with the Perth Pythons Hockey Club this Sunday

Have a go with the Perth Pythons Hockey Club this Sunday

Local LGBTI+ hockey club Perth Pythons are gearing up for the 2018/19 season. The rapidly growing, inclusive team will have regular training sessions each Sunday for new and experiences players at the UWA Sports Park – with a focus on developing skills and having fun! The club also works together with the UWA Hockey Club […]

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