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The Brisbane Tritons inclusive water polo team hold up their banner at the opening ceremony of the Gay Games 2018 in Paris, France

A contingent of Aussie athletes were among the 10,000 sportspeople converging on Paris last weekend for the opening ceremony of this year’s Gay Games. Among the Brisbane sportspeople attending this year’s Games are players and coaches from the inclusive water polo team the Brisbane Tritons, attending the competition for the first time. Tritons President Sean …

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Sydney Stingers RuPaul

LGBTIQ-inclusive water polo team Sydney Stingers have released their own version of RuPaul’s diss track “Read U Wrote U” to slay their rivals ahead of the Gay Games later this year. In the music video posted to their Facebook page, the Stingers rework the lyrics to the original song to trash talk their competition at …

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Queensland’s water polo community is celebrating wins at the inaugural Australian Pride in Sport Awards in Melbourne on Tuesday night. The awards recognise exceptional efforts in making Australian sport more inclusive of LGBTIQ people. Jeremy Archer (pictured, third from left), the Brisbane Tritons’ first president and now Water Polo Queensland Diversity officer, took home the …

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Queensland’s water polo community has scored four nominations at the inaugural Australian Pride in Sport Awards next week. The awards recognise the efforts that sporting clubs, organisations, and individuals have made in making sport more inclusive for LGBTI people. The National Water Polo League’s Pride Cup and Pride Shield has been nominated for the LGBTI …

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Players from the Brisbane Tritons water polo club are set to travel to Paris later this year to compete in the 2018 Gay Games. Tritons president Sean Langeveld said the gay and inclusive club was so excited for the event, which will be their first international competition. “The Gay Games has been going for a …

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A large contingent of Queenslanders were among the 12,000 participants in the 40th anniversary Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade last Saturday night. Organisers said an estimated 300,000 people lined Oxford Street as the city filled with rainbows for the annual event. Brisbane LGBTIQ swim team Aqualicious’ Mardi Gras float was titled “Let’s get …

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Can’t make it to Sydney for Mardi Gras? Brisbane’s Sportsman Hotel are inviting everyone to come together to watch the parade live on the big screen in the venue’s Lounge Bar this Saturday night. The venue are throwing a Mardi Gras party that evening, with shows by drag performer Miss Synthetique and special guests at …

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LGBTIQ-inclusive water polo club the Sydney Stingers will go head-to-head with some of Australia’s best male and female players at Water Polo NSW’s inaugural LGBTIQ Inclusion event this Friday. Facing down the Sydney Stingers will be Water Polo NSW’s team of “All Stars”, featuring six Rio 2016 Olympic greats and other elite players from the …

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Forty volunteers from Cairns Tropical Pride will represent north Queensland atop the festival’s first ever float in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade. Organiser Kevin Scott said the float was a last minute decision for the festival’s organisers but they were overwhelmed with interest. “We decided around a table prior to Christmas that …

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The Australian Water Polo League’s annual Pride Cup event will return to Brisbane next month. The Pride Cup was first held in Melbourne two years ago to promote inclusion and diversity in national water polo, and last year was hosted by our local LGBTI-inclusive team the Brisbane Tritons for the first time. Local team the …

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