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Pushing the Edge

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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My students compel me to act - to take action

With a new president and a rise in hate-related crimes, I found myself wondering why I’m compelled to take action for social justice

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Step up. Amplify the voices of others.

Feel too scared to speak up? Maybe you don’t have the words. Regardless – we need you.  
Here’s how you can help

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Standing Together - for Love

How in the space of twelve years have we moved from opposition to overwhelming support for marriage equality? Community – that’s how.

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Mental Health and Activism 02

This week is Mental Health Week in Australia. Inspired by the many educators who have courageously shared the challenges they’ve faced on the mental health front, I offer one more tale – my own. 

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Our love matters. Legalise same-sex marriage

For years, we’ve sought marriage equality in Australia. It’s been a hate-filled time especially with the push for a plebiscite. Here’s how you can help make a difference.

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