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Image of rainbow flag with text Tackling Homophobia and Transphobia in sport.

Angie Greene comes from a talented sporting family. From her Pop, to her dad, to her two brothers, all have excelled in sport. Her two brothers’ sporting journeys couldn’t be more different though – because one is gay. 

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Sporting Club Cultures can be notoriously difficult to change. So how might we tackle the sexism, racism, ableism, homophobia and transphobia that prevail – making them more inclusive and welcoming to their communities?

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Why Sports Clubs should build links to multicultural communities

Sports clubs live and die by participation – that’s what Sue McGill thinks – And too often clubs don’t represent the communities they’re part of. 

Here Sue shares tips and insights from The Huddle at North Melbourne Footy Club – which proudly serves the multicultural community it’s part of. 

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Making sport accessible for people with disabilities - with Sam De Leve

How do we go about making sport accessible for people with disabilities? We talk access, equipment, attitudes, and the power of language with Sam De Leve

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Teaching Physical Education in a More Inclusive Way - with Grant O Sullivan and Loretta Konjarski

It’s a site where many young people feel exposed and unsafe – the Physical Education class. Hear how you can start teaching Phys Ed in a more inclusive way.

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Making sport safe comfortable and welcoming for LGBTI people

Here’s an Aussie organisation that’s transforming attitudes towards sport. Proud 2 Play is making sport safe, comfortable and inclusive for LGBTI people. Find out how they’re doing it.

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Taking back the game we love - Making Football More Welcoming with The Outer Sanctum

 The pale, male, staleness of football is being challenged. Find out how The Outer Sanctum is changing how we talk about footy – including the voices of women, and those who rarely get attention – speaking to the fans who’ve often felt excluded due to the sexism, racism and homophobia in football.

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Making sport more welcoming for migrants

Language barriers, dress codes, racism and sexism. We’re exploring how to make sport more welcoming for migrants with the Western Bulldogs’ Michelle Hage.

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Unlock Student Life Stories

Student life stories have always been important to me as a teacher. This year though students have taken them to another level. Here’s that powerful moment and the teaching strategies I used to get there.

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We didn't know but we should have - bullying in school

Homophobic bullying is rampant in most schools leading to suicide and a range of other tragic outcomes. How might we make our schools safe for all – and – what would leadership of a Safe School sound like?

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