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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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Sydney Swans and St Kilda to face off in AFL’s first Pride Game

Sydney Swans and St Kilda to face off in AFL’s first Pride Game

The AFL have officially announced the launch of the league’s very first Pride Game earlier this week to promote LGBTIQ inclusivity and raise awareness of queer issues among fans and players of the great Australian pastime. Though the Sydney Swans played an off season match in support of the LGBTIQ community with Fremantle last year, […]

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Gay politician’s campaign posters defaced

Jason Ball, The Greens candidate for the seat of Higgins in Victoria, has responded to a homophobic slur appearing on his campaign posters. The mental health advocate, who was the first Aussie Rules player to share that he was gay, posted a message to his Facebook account. “I post this picture not to give the […]

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Gay candidate to run against Bob Katter for Liberal Party

Gay candidate to run against Bob Katter for Liberal Party

Jonathan Pavetto, agricultural economist and member of the LGBT community, has been chosen by the Liberal Party to run for the Queensland seat of Kennedy in the upcoming federal election. Pavetto told the Cairns Post that he expects it to be a tough fight to win Kennedy where Katter has enjoyed much popularity. “The party […]

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St Kilda and Sydney Swans will play AFL Pride match

St Kilda and Sydney Swans will play AFL Pride match

The AFL have announced the game’s first pride match for next season, reasserting the football codes support for marriage equality in Australia. The Sydney Swans and St Kilda will go head-to-head in a match celebrating diversity in the sport and make a statement against discrimination. The Age reports that the St Kilda Saints have been lobbying […]

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