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Australia: AFL blocks transgender footballer from AFLW Draft

Australia: AFL blocks transgender footballer from AFLW Draft

THE AFL (Australian-rules Football League) has blocked transgender footballer, Hannah Mouncey, from entering this year’s NAB AFL Women’s Draft, according to Marc McGowan of the AFL newsite, AFL.com.au. Mr McGowan writes that a subcommittee was formed to rule on Hannah’s eligibility, and its decision was based on analysis of transgender strength, stamina and physique, as […]

Australia: Rugby League Player, Ian Roberts, On Marriage Equality

Australia: Rugby League Player, Ian Roberts, On Marriage Equality

Australia’s Ian Roberts, professional Rugby League player, writes to us about Australian marriage equality, and asks people to donate to the campaign:  “I’ve been lucky enough to represent Australia internationally, play in nine State of Origin Games, and a Grand Final. I loved all of it. In 1994, I became the first professional Rugby League […]

Australia: Top Olympian and Qantas boss urge support for same-sex marriage

Australia: Top Olympian and Qantas boss urge support for same-sex marriage

The head of Qantas Airways, Alan Joyce, and Australia’s most successful Olympian, Ian Thorpe, were among a growing number of campaigners calling on Monday for support for same-sex marriage in Australia ahead of a looming postal vote which has divided the country. Australians will be asked their views on same-sex marriage in a non-compulsory non-binding […]

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s August Edition FREE To Read Or Download!

Out Now! EILE Magazine’s August Edition FREE To Read Or Download!

HURRAY! This month’s edition of EILE Magazine is now working! If you were having trouble accessing the magazine, we apologise. Thanks for your patience – MKB (Ed.)  Welcome to August’s edition of EILE Magazine! This month we feature musical artistes, Zander Bleck, Pontea, Stunt Lover, and Told Slant. Galway Community Pride 2017 saw Galway put on […]

The Recent Formation of the LGBT Powerlifting Union

The Recent Formation of the LGBT Powerlifting Union

On Saturday 29th July 2017, LGBT Powerlifters from all over the world attended the inaugural LGBT International Powerlifting Championships (LGBT IPC) held in London. Nine countries were represented including Australia, Belarus, Canada, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, United States of America and of course the home nation Great Britain, with group of 40, including lifters, coaches […]

San Francisco Giants baseball 15th Annual LGBT Game

San Francisco Giants baseball 15th Annual LGBT Game

On Monday, 26 June, the SF Giants (major league baseball) held their 15th Annual LGBT Night Game at AT&T Park. This was the 525th consecutive sold-out game for the Giants, with 41,000+ fans in the ball park, including several thousand LGBT individuals. Paris 2018 – Gay Games 10 got some great exposure at this game. First, the […]

UK: Brighton and Hove Triathlon 2017 – Stonewall

UK: Brighton and Hove Triathlon 2017 – Stonewall

After a fantastic first year’s event with 1,000 entrants, the UK’s Brighton and Hove Triathlon returns on Sunday 17 September 2017. The race will see participants take on the challenge of a sea swim (which was a mill pond for the 2016 event), a scenic cycle along the seafront on the closed road cycle leg, […]