Homophobia in Aussie Rules Football

SOMETIMES he’d say he had a girlfriend. In the world of Aussie rules football, Jason Ball thought he had to play up his ”blokeyness”. When teammates sledged opposition players, calling them ”homo” or ”fag”, he’d pretend not to care. Inside the footy club where he’d played since he was five, nobody knew he was gay. […]

Gay Olympic Athletes Still Scarce At London 2012 Games

Originally published by huffingtonpost By JILL LAWLESS 08/09/2012 LONDON — It has been a great games for gay Olympians – probably. British equestrian Carl Hester won gold in team dressage in London. Midfielder Megan Rapinoe has scored three goals for the U.S. women’s soccer team and several other lesbian players are part of the Dutch […]

Tackling the taboo of homosexuality in Dutch football

The Netherlands may still enjoy a vestige of its former reputation for liberal tolerance amongst its global country peers but recent political developments have seen a populist right-wing anti-islam party tacitly supporting a right-wing coalition which has been tough on immigration and also came up with the ‘brilliant’ idea of the Weed Pass, which may potentially make […]

Interview with Javier D’Onofrio

Originally published by gravedadzero.tv – Translated with Google Translation. On your website there is a maximum that caught my attention. “Surfing and creating are pillars of evolution” Could explayarte in this concept? The Artist is like a surfer who seeks to evolve with their maneuvers in the water, where surfing, I see that the artist […]

Nike LGBT Sport Summit Report

The Washington Blade looks at last weekend’s Nike LGBT Sport Summit in Portland, where Team DC president Les Johnson represented the Federation of Gay Games, and where other Washingtonians also participated: A transgender former George Washington University basketball player was among the nearly 30 people who took part in an LGBT sports summit at Nike’s […]

Nike Hosts First-ever LGBT Sports Summit

Originally published by www.huffingtonpost.com Homophobia and transphobia are persistent problems in sport that have silenced gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender athletes and coaches for much of the last century. Thanks to pioneers like former NFL player Dave Kopay, tennis great Martina Navratilova and transgender professional tennis player Renee Richards, the climate for LGBT athletes and […]

2012 GS design competition

Showcase your talents! The submission period is now over but you can vote until April 1st, 2012. Here are the guidelines: 1. Designs must include your version of the existing GS logo (click on the image to download a high resolution image for your use)You can change the colors and the shape of the fins […]

Hillary’s Human Rights & GLBT

Just a few days ago, Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton received a standing ovation as she addressed the UN to strongly argue the need for all people to be ‘free and equal in dignity and rights’, including Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transexual people. Outlining five key issues for the world and its leaders to consider, […]

Catch a wave for World AIDS Day

As we celebrate, commemorate and continue to raise awareness on World AIDS Day, there is much loss to be mourned and much hope to be thankful for. To all people who have supported, loved, partnered, befriended, walked alongside and encouraged HIV positive people – thank you! To all people who have worked tirelessly in research and […]

Let’s get gay married in Queensland, Australia!

Gay surfers can now surf Superbank on their way to the wedding ceremony.   The Queensland parliament on Wednesday night passed a bill that will allow gay and lesbian couples to enter into legally recognised civil unions from early next year. Australian Marriage Equality National Convener Alex Greenwich said the new Queensland laws should pressure […]

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