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ACON praises Cricket Australia’s trans inclusion policy

ACON praises Cricket Australia’s trans inclusion policy

ACON, who runs Pride in Sport, Australia’s first and only sexuality and gender diverse sporting inclusion program, spoke out this week following widespread commentary around Cricket Australia’s announcement of a new inclusive policy that welcomed transgender people. The organisation said they were aware of increasing media commentary that was strongly critical of Cricket Australia’s new […]

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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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Cricketer Shannon Gabriel banned for four one day internationals

Cricketer Shannon Gabriel banned for four one day internationals

West Indies cricketer Shannon Gabriel has been banned from playing the first four one day international matches against England. Gabriel accepted the International Cricket Council’s charge of using inappropriate language during the third test against England in St Lucia. The television cameras did not pickup what language Gabriel used, but they did hear the reaction […]

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Is it true nobody pinches pink pens?

Is it true nobody pinches pink pens?

Comedian Yianni Agisilaou has new show at Fringe World;The Unpinchable Pink Pen. Yianni was staggered when a friend told him she purposely buys pink pens as it stops men in her office stealing them. The revelation allowed Yianni to explore the preposterous rules, double-standards and expectations society lumps on us depending on which bits we’re […]

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Australian Christian Lobby concerned about trans women playing sport

Australian Christian Lobby concerned about trans women playing sport

The Australian Christian Lobby has raised concern about transgender women playing sport after a news report highlighted that cricket commentator Cate McGregor was to play an A-grade game for Wests-UC in the ACT, and might be in the running to join the women’s Big Bash League. McGregor, who is 60 years old and weighs just […]

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Glen Maxwell Called “Fag” at Cricket World Cup Match

Glen Maxwell Called “Fag” at Cricket World Cup Match

Australian cricketer Glen Maxwell was labelled a “fag” by a fan at a match at in Sydney on Saturday. Australia faced off against Sri Lanka and left with a victory allowing them to qualify for the quarter finals. One Sri Lankan fan caused a stir on social media by holding a sign reading “Maxwell Ponnaya”, […]

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Cricket Commentator John Emburey Keeps his ‘Back to the Wall’

Fairfax radio’s cricket commentator John Emburey has said he keeps his “back to the wall’ when he’s on Sydney’s Oxford Street. During the Australia vs India test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground the commentator shared that he once accidentally went shopping on Oxford Street, the centre of queer life in Sydney. “I felt like […]

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ACT Cricket Captain Kris Britt Engaged

ACT Cricket Captain Kris Britt Engaged

Kris Britt, captain of the womens’ cricket team the ACT Meteors, accepted a marriage proposal from her girlfriend Nadine Hunt less than a week before Christmas. Hunt reportedly asked team coach Andrew Dawson to keep the lights on after a Meteors game against Queensland. “She took me out to the middle and said some really […]

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