“By not being involved in P.E. or sport at a young age, LGBTI+ people are missing out on the positive effects that come with participation in sport.”
“As the heart of many communities, sporting clubs have the power to create ripple effects and transform attitudes.”
“It’s clear that more work needs to be done to support transgender and intersex inclusion”
“With homophobic slurs considered part of the game, it took me more than ten years to come out to my club”
“We’re proud to show through a friendly game of sport a commitment to strengthening our relationship with LGBTI communities”
“The Pride Cup is continuing to grow and have a positive influence on Australian Rules football”
This year the Brisbane Barracudas will host their local rivals the Queensland Breakers for the 2017 Pride Cup.
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.