LGBT Sport

This page brings together the key posts I have written to date on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) participation in sport (with a few more posts on this topic planned for 2016).

The most popular post so far looks at the ongoing wait for an openly gay or bisexual male tennis player, which stands in marked contrast to the large number of female tennis players who have been ‘out & proud’ on and off the court, in some cases for several decades:

 

I also compiled the following list of LGBT athletes that I most admire, with some familiar (and possibly some less familiar) names included:

 

And this is what I wrote in the lead-up to the first ever AFL Pride Game, between the Sydney Swans and St Kilda Saints, on August 13, 2016:

 

Finally, I wrote the following article for the Star Observer newspaper/magazine, written shortly after Michael Sam came out, about whether there is any moral obligation on other athletes to do the same:

 

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