Sep
1
2021

QNN – Australian Queer News for week of 01 Sept 2021

News, Sport

QNN provides communities across the country with the latest in local, national and international LGBTIQA+ news. This week, LGBTIQA+ groups protest an anti-gay and anti-trans event in WA, and the Victorian Government is urged to follow through on its commitment to protect LGBTQIA+ students and staff from religious discrimination. In the QNN Sports Report, the first out pro-hockey player Luke Prokop gets a congratulatory call from Elton John,  FIFA has halved its punishment for Mexican soccer fans’ homophobic chanting, despite showing no signs of stopping, elite cyclist Clay Davies has come out as gay, but has slammed his sports lack of support for LGBTQIA+ riders, and team LGBTQIA+ is in 12th place in the Paralympics medal tally, tied with Iran.