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PHOTOS: Fun in the sun at the Perth Pride Sports Festival

Perth’s first ever Pride Sports Festival kicked off last weekend and the all-day LGBTI+ event hit an absolute home run. Perth Pythons Hockey Club, the Perth Rams rugby team, White Pointers Water Polo Club, Loton Park Tennis Club, WA Roller Derby and more came together for a celebration of LGBTI+ people in sport and to […]

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Get fired up for the inaugural Pride Sports Festival this November

Get fired up for the inaugural Pride Sports Festival this November

Following the great success of the Perth Pythons inaugural Pride Cup during last year’s Pride celebrations, WA’s queer sporting clubs are coming together for a massive new event this year. The Perth Pride Sports Festival will celebrate local LGBTI+ inclusive clubs by putting on a showcase and affirming that everyone is welcome on the field. […]

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Perth Pythons put WA on the map at Pride In Sport Awards

Perth Pythons put WA on the map at Pride In Sport Awards

Perth Pythons join the National Rugby League (NRL), Cricket Victoria and Australian Football League (AFL) club St. Kilda among the organisations that have been celebrated for LGBTI inclusion at the Australian Pride in Sport Awards. WA’s LGBTI+ hockey club brought home the award for LGBTI Community Sport and coach Reid Smith was recognised for his […]

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Local Hockey team Perth Pythons launch fundraising calendar

Local LGBTI+ hockey club Perth Pythons have created a fundraising calendar that hopes to raise much needed funds for the sporting group as well as promote positive body images in sport. A combination of professional hockey players and amateurs have taken their kit off for the good cause, revealing all in the 2018 Pride in Hockey […]

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Drag queens and drag flicks: The hockey match to celebrate Pride

Perth’s first ever Pride Cup Hockey Match is being held this year to celebrate pride in sport. Simon Thuijs, President of the Perth Pythons Hockey Club, notes that there is a lot at stake at the upcoming match. “Although the Pride Cup trophy is plastic and worth about $29, I know our two teams will […]

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Looking for sporting groups and clubs? Come join Team Perth

Looking for sporting groups and clubs? Come join Team Perth

Queer sport has recently been flourishing in Perth. There are now more clubs and groups than ever catering to social and competitive sports and covering a wide range of sports including tennis, swimming, touch rugby, hiking, ten-pin bowling, dancing, rock climbing, field hockey and water polo. Up until recently though, it has often been a […]

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Perth Pythons triumph at inaugural Mardi Gras Hockey Tournament 

Perth Pythons triumph at inaugural Mardi Gras Hockey Tournament 

Now when one thinks of Sydney Mardi Gras, they usually think of the glamtastic glitterbomb festivities that occupy Oxford Street throughout the weekend. 2017 however, saw the welcome addition of Mardi Gras’ first ever Hockey Tournament, generously organized by the Sydney LGBTQI Hockey Team, the Bentstix. The tour, which took place over the 2nd and […]

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Perth Pythons: Local LGBT+ social hockey team is recruiting now

Perth Pythons: Local LGBT+ social hockey team is recruiting now

Local LGBTIQ+ hockey team Perth Pythons are currently looking for more players to join their upcoming Summer 7’s season. New and returning players of all genders and sexual identities are invited to play in the Men’s or Mixed teams. Perth Pythons are encouraging more women and gender diverse players to come along and get involved […]

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