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Australia’s Folau asks for code of conduct hearing

Australia’s Folau asks for code of conduct hearing

(Reuters) – Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has asked for a code of conduct hearing to be scheduled by Rugby Australia (RA) after the governing body said they intended to terminate his contract for controversial social media posts. The 30-year-old Folau, a devout Christian, was issued a code of conduct breach notice on Monday following an […]

Rugby Australia issue statement re Israel Folau

Rugby Australia issue statement re Israel Folau

Rugby Australia Chief Executive, Raelene Castle and NSW Rugby Union CEO, Andrew Hore have issued the following statement in relation to Israel Folau: “Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Rugby Union have made repeated attempts to contact Israel both directly and via his representatives since 6.30pm on Wednesday, and at this point he has […]

European Lesbian* Conference, Kiev, Ukraine, 12-14 April 2019

European Lesbian* Conference, Kiev, Ukraine, 12-14 April 2019

  The second European Lesbian* Conference  will take place in Kiev, Ukraine, from 12 – 14 April 2019.   Based on attendance at the 2017 conference in Vienna, where over 400 women were present, the Kiev event expects several hundred participants.   During a session entitled Building Support via Sport for Women*, representatives from FGG, EGLSF, and […]

Talent not testosterone powers intersex athletes, BMJ says

Talent not testosterone powers intersex athletes, BMJ says

Talent not testosterone is behind the success of intersex athletes, such as Olympic champion, Caster Semenya, scientists said on Wednesday, stepping into a toxic battle of the sexes over fairness in sport. The editorial in the British Medical Journal flies counter to those who want to ban competitors with high levels of testosterone from competing in women-only […]

World premiere of SONIA – a play celebrating living legend Sonia O’Sullivan

World premiere of SONIA – a play celebrating living legend Sonia O’Sullivan

SONIA A PLAY CELEBRATING ONE OF IRELAND’S GREATEST LIVING LEGENDS: SONIA O’SULLIVAN  Coming June 2019 to Friars’ Gate Theatre, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick, and The Everyman, Cork CallBack Theatre in association with Friars’ Gate Theatre are delighted to announce details of the world premiere production of SONIA – a play celebrating one of Ireland’s greatest living […]

Trans debate pitting LGBT+ community against itself

Trans debate pitting LGBT+ community against itself

As British politicians wrestle with Brexit, Britain’s LGBT+ community – like others around the world – is grappling with a potential split of its own. Can the coalition of allies, which traces its roots back to the early days of gay liberation in the 1960s, survive in its current form? Caught in the crossfire between […]

Women’s World Cup 2019 : Poster Contest – Prizes 3 x €800

Women’s World Cup 2019 : Poster Contest – Prizes 3 x €800

Les Dégommeuses (The Unseaters), an association promoting women’s soccer, fighting sexism, LGBT-phobia and all other discriminations, have organised a free contest for the creation of a poster. This contest is on the occasion of the Women’s World Cup, taking place in France from June 7th to July 7th. This contest intends to highlight footballer’s diversity. […]