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Current Bushrangers president, Stella Lesic, founded the club in 2015 after moving to Melbourne and realising there were limited options for the LGBTI+ community to socialize outside of a drinking – heavy environment. Starting as a single team, the club has now grown to include, as of January 2020; 9 teams in Melbourne, 1 in Brisbane, Auckland and Canberra. The Bushrangers Basketball provides a safe space for the LGBTI+, stating on their website; ‘We pride ourselves on creating safe spaces for LGBTIQA+ basketballers and their allies to play community sport’. The Proud 2 Play team sat down with Stella, following her nomination for the John Marriott Sports Person of the Year at this year’s GLO

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