Oct
20
2021

QNN – Australian Queer News/Sport for week of 20 October 2021

News, Sport

QNN provides communities across the country with the latest in local, national and international LGBTIQA+ news. This week, the new NSW Premier commits to protecting LGBTIQ+ communities from discrimination, and Mardi Gras announces that next year’s Parade will again take place at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

In sport with Tanya, diver Tom Daley once avoided a Russian competition after coming out because he was afraid of ‘kidnap and torture’, the Texas house of representatives passes a bill barring trans students in public schools from participating in line with their gender identity, WWE referee Shawn Bennett celebrates National Coming Out Day by coming out as gay, and Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden has resigned after homophobic, misogynistic and racist emails emerge.