“Transgender inclusion is the next frontier and I hope that education and conversations bring more acceptance for trans players.”
“The Pride Game is about inclusiveness, understanding and celebrating gender diversity and supporting the LGBTIQ community”
The Pythons made headlines last year when team members stripped down for a nude fundraising calendar.
Victoria’s gender and sexuality commissioner Ro Allen will walk out on a red carpet over the ice to do the ceremonial puck drop.
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.
This summer the AFL 9s competition in Victoria will be more LGBTI-friendly, with two diversity teams billed to play.
The match will be the first of its kind ever held during the AFL’s premiership season, and will be aired nationally on TV.