Sport

LGBTQ Spotlight – Yulimar Rojas

LGBTQ Spotlight – Yulimar Rojas

Yulimar Rojas – Venezuela Yulimar Rojas is a track and field athlete, specialising in the Triple Jump. She is the World Record holder in this specialty (2020). The world governing body for track and field recently named her its Female Athlete of The Year (2020). Rojas was the Olympic Silver medal winner in the 2016 Olympic […]

Galway Pride: Winter Pride 5K Challenge

Galway Pride: Winter Pride 5K Challenge

The Winter Pride 5K Challenge is taking place on the 3rd of January, and Galway Community Pride are excited to invite everyone to join them virtually this year. How It works: They are asking people to take part in a 5K activity on Sunday 3rd of January, choosing a route close to home, and with […]

Jamie Vardy’s LGBT+ support message on rainbow corner flag

Jamie Vardy’s LGBT+ support message on rainbow corner flag

(Reuters) – Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has written a message of support to the club’s LGBT fans group, Foxes Pride, on the rainbow corner flag he shattered while celebrating his winner against Sheffield United on Sunday. After his 90th minute goal gave Leicester a 2-1 Premier League win at Bramall Lane, Vardy ran to […]

Gay Games 11: Two year countdown to Gay Games Hong Kong

Gay Games 11: Two year countdown to Gay Games Hong Kong

The GGHK team celebrated the two year countdown to the Opening Ceremony of GGHK, which will take place on November 12, 2022, at the Hong Kong Stadium. HONG KONG LOOKS TO THE FUTURE WITH THE GAY GAMES IN 2022 Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2022 (GGHK) is in the midst of working together with key organisations […]

Roberts slams Australian sports for failing to curb homophobia

Roberts slams Australian sports for failing to curb homophobia

(Reuters) – Ian Roberts, the first elite rugby league player to come out as gay, said Australian sport had not done enough to stop homophobia, as studies on Wednesday highlighted the level of discrimination faced by young LGBT+ athletes. Two Monash University studies found most LGB athletes were unwilling to reveal their sexuality to team […]

Opinion: Sport has kept LGBT+ community lifted

Opinion: Sport has kept LGBT+ community lifted

By Maria Munir (pronouns: they/them) – associate director of community engagement and sport at Stonewall This year has been one of many twists and turns. The coronavirus pandemic has changed each of our daily lives, making ‘normality’ and routine much harder to hold on to, and causing a great deal of anxiety for many of us. […]

LGBTQ Athletes Who Have Won Olympic Gold

LGBTQ Athletes Who Have Won Olympic Gold

Athletes consider winning the Olympic Gold the pinnacle of success. It confirms that they are at the very top of their sport and the best in the world. The global publicity surrounding this achievement is unmatched by any other sporting endeavor. For LGBTQ athletes, an Olympic gold medal can mean even more. It can represent […]

GAA Set to Register First Gay Club

GAA Set to Register First Gay Club

The GAA is about to register its first gay club. The association has increasingly been to the fore in promoting LGBTQI rights and supports in recent years, and had its first official delegation take part in Dublin’s Pride Parade last year. Men’s Gaelic games already have two prominent gay activists – Cork star, Dónal Óg […]

Arosa Gay Ski Week postponed until 2022

Arosa Gay Ski Week postponed until 2022

Due to the COVID-19 situation, and as a result of the measures taken by the Federal Council, as well as various international regulations, the Arosa Gay Ski Week is unfortunately forced to cancel the 2021 edition, which was planned from 23rd to 30th January. After extensive discussions with its partners and team members, the organisation […]

Cork Rugby: CORK HELLHOUNDS RFC Launch Website

Cork Rugby: CORK HELLHOUNDS RFC Launch Website

This week, Cork’s newest LGBT inclusive rugby club, Cork Hellhounds RFC, launched their new website, where you can keep up to date with upcoming training sessions, fixtures, and news updates. They are still welcoming new members, regardless of previous Rugby experience, and will meet regularly on Zoom to introduce new players to the rules of rugby, […]