Chris Mosier was the first trans athlete to qualify for the US National team at the Olympics.
The journalist has come under fire for potentially outing athletes from homophobic countries.
The Pride Game is believed to be one of the first of its kind at a professional sports level in the world.
The third annual Pride Cup is set to take place this month as a way to highlight homophobia in sport and push for LGBTI inclusion and diversity in Aussie rules football.
Athletes from the biggest national sports get together to tackle homophobia in sport.
During the 1982 games held in San Francisco, Bob Goldsmith emerged as the hero of the Australian team when he won 17 medals in swimming — four of which were gold.