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Héctor Bellerín says soccer is not ready for a gay player

Héctor Bellerín says soccer is not ready for a gay player

Soccer player Héctor Bellerín says the sport is not yet ready for a gay player at the professional level. The Arsenal player recently quit social media because he was receiving too much online abuse, but speaking to The Times he said the abuse is heard from the crowd at games as well. Bellerín said soccer fans had […]

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AFL block trans player Hannah Mouncey from women’s draft

AFL block trans player Hannah Mouncey from women’s draft

The Australian Football League have received a mixed response after they refused the nomination of a transgender athlete from playing in the women’s league ahead of this week’s 2018 draft. The AFL revealed on Tuesday that the ACT’s Hannah Mouncey would not be eligible to play in the AFLW 2018 after deliberation. In a statement, […]

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AFL to rule whether transgender player can be drafted

AFL to rule whether transgender player can be drafted

The AFL is set to announce a landmark decision on whether a transgender player can be included in the 2018 draft picks for the women’s league. Canberra based player Hannah Mouncey has nominated for the draft, but with just a few days remaining until teams pick their new players for the 2018 season, she’s still […]

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AFL’s Western Bulldogs say YES to marriage equality

AFL’s Western Bulldogs say YES to marriage equality

The Western Bulldogs have thrown their support behind the YES campaign for marriage equality with a short video on social media. The Victorian team’s President, Vice-President, CEO, and players from both their men’s and women’s teams have shared their reasons for working towards a YES outcome in the postal survey on marriage here in Australia. […]

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Nat Fyfe takes to the catwalk for Perth Fashion Festival

Fremantle Dockers captain Nat Fyfe traded the footy field for the catwalk when he made his runway debut for Parker & Co. at the Telstra Perth Fashion Festival last night. Parker & Co. International Men’s Runway at the Crown Pyramid is the first standalone menswear show in the Festival’s history. Fyfe appeared alongside leading female […]

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LGBTIQ footballers advocate for change

LGBTIQ footballers advocate for change

A new organisation has officially launched that aims to promote LGBTIQ participation in football (soccer) and advocate on issues affecting the LGBTIQ sports community. Pride Football Australia will support the development of grassroots LGBTIQ football clubs, help make existing clubs and associations more inclusive, and work with the sport’s governing bodies to address ongoing issues […]

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FA Chair suggests gay footballers could come out collectively

Greg Clarke, the Chairman of the Footballer’s Association in the United Kingdom has suggested a way that the popular game could embrace gay players. Speaking to The Times, Clarke said it would be good if several players announced that they were gay at the same time so that one person did not have to stand […]

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Website slammed for offering bets on footballers coming out

Website slammed for offering bets on footballers coming out

An online betting website in the UK is facing major criticism for encouraging users to place bets on which English footballer will be the first to come out as gay. The site Win Cash Live listed a selection of players and odds in light of a report from The Mirror that two Premier League stars […]

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ManOnMan: Rounds 16 + 17 | Jemma No Longer In Top Spot

ManOnMan: Rounds 16 + 17 | Jemma No Longer In Top Spot

Over the past fortnight the tally board has seen some of the biggest changes it has ever had, with pretty much everybody changing their positions… including Jemma, who has been in the lead since Round 1! Lets take a look at the tally board at the end of Round 17… After two fantastic weeks of […]

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NFL Drafts First Openly Gay Player

NFL Drafts First Openly Gay Player

Michael Sam has been drafted to play for the Saint Louis rams, making him the first openly gay player to be drafted for the USA’s National Football League. ESPN broadcasted Sam receiving the news over the phone. The athlete was tearful at the good news, and after hanging up the phone embraced his boyfriend and […]

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