Equal the Contest: Film Review

Siren intern, Pyper Denneman reviews the powerful new documentary from filmmaker Mitch Nivalis about rewriting the rules for inclusion in sport. Director: Mitch NivalisProducers: Tony Coombs and Mitch NivalisAssociate Producer: Alex Kelly Passionate, real, captivating – that is Equal the Contest.  A film directed by Mitch Nivalis following the Mount Alexander Falcons Football Club. This …

The trans women in sport debate: The facts, the impact, and why our stories are needed

Natalie Feliks challenges media narratives that are causing harm and fear about trans participation in sport and shares how more diverse storytelling can help. The world is undergoing a dramatic shift in the way we view gender, sex and sexuality, and it’s no secret that this has led to an intense, fiery and often cruel …

South Australia’s Tjindu Foundation is cultivating strong cultural identities and pathways through sport

Sosefina Fuamoli speaks with Tjindu Foundation Chairperson April Lawrie about how they’re helping young Aboriginal women reconnect with their culture through their Aussie Rules Academy. The Tjindu Foundation may still be in its infancy, but the groundwork and momentum the South Australian non-for-profit organisation has already stirred is a massive indication of the legacy it …