Sports

Video: Diversity is Strength

The All Blacks have teamed up with AIG to tackle discrimination under the #DiversityIsStrength In the aftermath of Israel Folau’s comments on hell and gays, it is wonderful to see the new video from the All Blacks and AIG. AIG is stepping up its efforts to call out discrimination and prejudice of any form in […]

Get the NZ Falcons to the Bingham Cup 2018 – Give A Little Campaign

Get the NZ Falcons to the Bingham Cup 2018 – Give A Little Campaign

NZ Falcons are going to Amsterdam to represent New Zealand at the Bingham Cup and have created a Give A Little Campaign. The Bingham Cup is a biannual International competition. This is where almost 80 gay-inclusive rugby teams from around the world participate to win the Bingham Cup. This is well and truly the Gay […]

Russell McVeagh supports LGBTTI inclusion

Russell McVeagh supports LGBTTI inclusion

The leading law firm has announced it has signed on as a sponsor of the NZ Falcons RFC, a gay and inclusive rugby club which aims to enable players to come together to participate and enjoy rugby in an open and supportive environment. Russell McVeagh HR Director Lesley Elvidge says the firm has been supporting […]

Homophobic Abuse at Cricket One Day International

Homophobic Abuse at Cricket One Day International

By PaddyBriggs (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Radio NZ has reported that Amy Ross and her partner were subject to homophobic abuse and more by a group of men aged mostly in their 30’s and 40’s. Amy Ross was reporting as saying New Zealand Cricket had responded to the situation well. Its public […]

New Zealand Falcons and an Oral History on Krazy Knights

New Zealand Falcons and an Oral History on Krazy Knights

NZ Falcons RFC is an inclusive club with the goal of enabling players to come together to participate and enjoy rugby in an open and supportive environment. Discover the history of NZ falcons on their website, discover where they play & train in Auckland. This week Max Towers (The Wireless) published “An oral history of […]

Sport Survey – Responses

Sport Survey – Responses

The Out on the Fields study has generated a lot of news publicity within New Zealand and internationally. Radio NZ reported that “Labour MP Louisa Wall – a former national netball and rugby player – is urging the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) to lead by example and adopt an anti-homophobia policy” in a story […]

Superb food, wine and parties highlights of DNA Gay Ski Week QT

Some of the region’s very best food and wine – along with legendary parties and fun times – will showcase Queenstown at its best during DNA Gay Ski Week QT later this year – 29 August to 5 September 2015. A fabulous and exclusive culinary taste-fest is on the menu during the week for the […]

New Zealand Gay Athletes the most likely to hide their Sexuality: World First Study

New Zealand Gay Athletes the most likely to hide their Sexuality: World First Study

The world’s first international study on homophobia in sport has found gay men in New Zealand were the most likely to play team sports in their youth and more likely than gay men in any other country to play rugby union (30%). However, Kiwi gay men were also the most likely to keep their sexuality […]


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