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The 2020 International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics (IGLA) Championships get underway in Melbourne this week. Cal Hawk talks all things LGBTIQ inclusion in sport. IGLA ambassador and US national swimming champion in butterfly, Tom Luchsinger, talks about the upcoming IGLA events and coming out during his international swimming career. Mervyn from Brisbane Tritons Water Polo Talks whats got him in the pool. 90-year old Dorothy talks about the handful of swimming events she’ll be competing in. Melbourne Glamourheads’ Hani talks about his decision as compete as the first IGLA athlete representing Palestine. Plus, Cedric Le Gallo talks about his film “The Shiny Shrimps” inspired but his real life French Water Polo club of the same name.


But it’s not all about aquatics! Melbourne Chargers Rugby Club President Silas Palmer and Australian Deaf Rugby coach David Kearsley stop by to talk about their upcoming inclusive march in Box Hill.


IGLA 2020 was also featured in Star Observer’s Wet N Wild in Melbourne article 

This show, Episode #711 originally aired Thursday 20th February 2020.

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About the author: Michael


Michael is a Health Educator at Thorne Harbour Health (formerly the Victorian AIDS Council), working in the Sexually Adventurous Men (SAM) Project and it's Down an' Dirty campaign.

- Michael is a producer, co-host and podcast editor for Well, Well, Well @ 8pm Thursday nights on JOY discussing sex, health, and well-being in our LGBTI communities.

- Michael is a producer, co-host and podcast editor for Hide and Seek @ 9pm Wednesday nights on JOY discussing gay men's sex!

Michael is also a PrEP advocate with PAN [PrEPaccessNOW], and enjoys a well made negroni.


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