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Lecture explores the future development of women in sport

Lecture explores the future development of women in sport

Professor Sophia Nimphius will explore and examine the rise of women in sport and look at a different approach to understanding and interpreting research on female athletes. As part of the ECU Lecture Series, Professor Nimphius’ presentation is inspired by a renewed interest in “training the female athlete”, sparked by the professionalism of women in […]

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Perth Hornets kicking goals for queer inclusion on the footy field

Perth Hornets kicking goals for queer inclusion on the footy field

WA has become home to myriad LGBTQIA+ grass-roots sporting clubs, and the Perth Hornets are bringing queer folks together on the footy field. The Hornets have been growing steadily since their inception in 2018, and are looking for more local LGBTQIA+ members to join their squad and get in the game. Hornet Ian joined OUTinPerth […]

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Perth Pythons Hockey Club get back on the pitch this Sunday

Perth Pythons Hockey Club get back on the pitch this Sunday

The Perth Pythons Hockey Club are back in action for a new season, with training getting started this Sunday. Pythons Club Coach and President Reid Smith said the LGBTIQ+ team are keen to get started for another year. “We really want people to know that training sessions are open to anyone, queer, straight, trans, any […]

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New hiking group for gay and bisexual men heads to the hills

New hiking group for gay and bisexual men heads to the hills

A new social group for gay and bisexual men has formed, with guys getting together on weekends for hiking expeditions. Local man Jesse Fleay formed the group out of a desire to make connections with other gay and bisexual men. Appearing on RTRFM’s All Things Queer Fleay said he felt it was important that there were more […]

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Dive into synchronised swimming with an LGBTIQ+ group this Sunday

Dive into synchronised swimming with an LGBTIQ+ group this Sunday

Ever wanted to give synchronised swimming a go? Then get down to Claremont Aquatic Centre this Sunday and dive on in. Hosted in association with West Coast Splash Synchronised Swimming Club and Synchro WA, the team are hosting a ‘Come and Try Day’ for the LGBTIQ+ community this weekend. The event is open to all […]

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Join Perth Rams for a belated birthday celebration this August

Join Perth Rams for a belated birthday celebration this August

Local LGBTIQ+ rugby team Perth Rams are celebrating their second birthday, revisiting the antics of the club’s smash-hit fundraising events last year. #GetRammed marks two years for the inclusive squad, which has seen some massive achievements since their inception in 2018.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Perth Rams RUFC […]

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Head out for a walk this week with the WA Wanderers

Head out for a walk this week with the WA Wanderers

Pull on your boots and get out in the outdoors this week with the WA Wanderers. On Sunday 18th August the group will be undertaking the Zamia Walk in Bold Park, Reabold Hill to see the fresh wildflowers. The walk is on from 8:30am – 3:00pm, its a Grad 2 walk that is 5km long. […]

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Cricket Australia launches transgender inclusive policy

Cricket Australia launches transgender inclusive policy

Cricket Australia has launched a new policy to ensure that transgender people are included in the sport and do not face discrimination. Commencing consultation with key stakeholders in October 2018, Cricket Australia developed an Elite Cricket Policy and Guidelines for Community Cricket to support players electing to participate in cricket in line with their gender […]

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Perth Rams are set to strip down for their ‘By the Horns’ fundraiser

Perth Rams are set to strip down for their ‘By the Horns’ fundraiser

Perth’s inclusive Rugby Team are presenting ‘By The Horns’ a fundraiser night at Connections Nightclub on 17th August. To raise some funds for the team some of the players are going to be stripping off. They promise to give an insight from their pre-game warm ups to the post-game shower antics. Tickets are now on […]

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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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