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.
After being part of Australia’s beloved Matildas squad in two World Cups and appearing in more than 60 international matches, it’s no doubt that Sally Shipard has had a stellar soccer career. But in her private life, her coming out journey has had its ups and downs. Shannon Power caught up with her to get the latest.
Launched today, the Pride in Sport Index aims to regularly measure how sporting codes support their LGBTI players, staff, spectators and supporters.
Major sporting codes are being asked to show their support to end LGBTI discrimination in a colourful way.
This summer the AFL 9s competition in Victoria will be more LGBTI-friendly, with two diversity teams billed to play.