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Four more sports join the Rainbow Sports Alliance and partner with Proud 2 Play

It has been a big week of growth and expansion for Proud 2 Play with four new leading sporting organisations or organisations joining Proud 2 Play in their journey towards making their sports more inclusive of LGBTI+ people. Netball Victoria, Gymnastics Victoria, Hockey Victoria and Melbourne University Sport will join Proud 2 Play’s existing partner sports of Cricket Victoria, Football Victoria, Tennis Victoria and Athletics Australia/Athletics Victoria in supporting LGBTI+ inclusion in their sports. In a first step in this space, all organisations participated in the latest meeting of the Rainbow Sports Alliance last week – an Australian-first Proud 2 Play-facilitated working group aiming

Cricket Australia release guidelines and policy for transgender and gender diverse inclusion

Cricket Australia have this morning released new guidelines for the inclusion of transgender and gender diverse people in community cricket and policy for inclusion in elite cricket. The release comes off the back of nearly 12 months of consultation with people from the LGBTI+ and cricketing community to ensure the creation of robust and inclusive policy and guidelines. CEO of Cricket Australia, Kevin Roberts said, “It doesn’t make any sense that today, people are discriminated against, harassed or excluded, because of who they are. And that’s not right. “Today we demonstrate our commitment to include people with an affirmed gender identity in the game at every level and ensure all people in

How can we be more LGBTI+ inclusive? Football Victoria to research to answer the question

Football Victoria, in partnership with Proud 2 Play, have succeeded in securing valuable funding from VicHealth to conduct research into LGBTI+ inclusion in football in Victoria. Football Victoria are the peak body for administration of football in Victoria and have been working in partnership with Proud 2 Play since 2018 on their LGBTI+ inclusion portfolio. In 2019, this has seen them participate in LGBTI+ inclusion training, sign a Pledge of Pride in collaboration with Pride Cup, show their support for the LGBTI+ community on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transophobia and continue their support for the annual Melbourne Rovers vs Victoria Police football ma

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