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Rugby club founder and HIV advocate among Australia Day honourees

Rugby club founder and HIV advocate among Australia Day honourees

Andrew Purchas (pictured, third from left), the founder of Sydney’s gay rugby club¬†The Convicts, is among those named in today’s Australia Day honours. Purchas was awarded an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in the general division. The award recognises his service to rugby union and the social inclusion of LGBTI people.¬†Purchas told the ABC that […]

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Major Sporting Bodies Uniting Against Homophobia

Major Sporting Bodies Uniting Against Homophobia

Representatives from Australia’s major sporting bodies, including the Australian Rugby Union, National Rugby League, Australian Football League, Football Federation of Australia and National Football League are reportedly meeting up to commit to a new charter that intends to eradicate homophobia across the sporting world. The agreement will include anti-homophobia and inclusion policies to be put […]

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