For the first time, the Australian Paralympic and Olympic Committee will enter a float in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. To celebrate, we chatted to out women in sport about the positive influence of visibility
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Wednesday 10 Aug 2016
During the 2016 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, we chatted to some of Australia’s out women in sport about what it means to be open about your sexuality as an elite athlete.
I have always been comfortable with who I am and didn't need to 'come out'.But not everyone needs to come out. If they were to come out, I'm assuming, I think it has to do with people outside of the sporting world and what their perception or idea...
Friday 4 Mar 2016
In an historic first, a full float of Olympians and Paralympians will march up Oxford Street in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade.
The float will feature over 80 gay and straight athletes; plus their partners and friends. The float titled #OneTeam, is unequivocally supported by the Australian Olympic Committee and Australian Paralympic Committee.And while the Matildas are in...
Thursday 3 Mar 2016
In the lead-up to the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, we chat to some of Australia’s out women in sport about what it means to be open about your sexuality as an elite athlete.
Shortly after throwing support behind Athlete Ally (something I was encouraged to get involved with by Hudson Taylor and David Pocock) it became obvious to me that I should be more vocal about my own sexuality.How can I be trying to stamp out...
In the lead-up to the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, we chat to some of Australia’s out women in sport about what it means to be open about your sexulatity as a elite athelte.
I will be participating this year in the Mardi Gras of which I am absolutely stoked about. My fellow Queer Screen Film Ambassador, former Olympian Daniel Kawolski has organised an AOC (Olympians) float. Family and friends can come on it too. I...
In the lead-up to the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, we chat to some of Australia’s out women in sport about what it means to be open about your sexuality as an elite athlete.
I never wanted to have to hide who I was once I was done playing tennis.Everyone in my sport knew about me but I didn’t want to have to worry when I was finished that I had to hide who I was as a person to my future employer.I wanted to be hired...
Saturday 27 Feb 2016
On and off the court, the early icons of Australian women's basketball influenced and shaped a generation of young girls
Earlier this month it was announced that Carrie Graf, an icon of Australian women’s basketball, was retiring from her role as coach of the Canberra Capitals at the end of the current season.The news felt very much like the end of an era in a sport...