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British race walker Tom Bosworth (AAP) (AAP)

The Commonwealth Games are now about more than sport. They are taking a stand on human rights, including support for LGBTIQ-plus athletes, officials and communities.

Ricky Kusumo, Stefan Ambruster
Presented by
Sri Dean
Published on
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 20:17
File size
2.02 MB
4 min 24 sec

Have the Commonwealth Games played a role in decriminalising same sex relations in Commonwealth member countries?  How did organisers of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games meet the needs of the LGBTIQ-plus community?  Why are role models like Matt Micham so important to eliminating discrimination?