Beyond harmful headlines are one of our most vulnerable communities—let’s listen to their voices

The Siren Spotlight series continues with this powerful piece from Holly Hazlewood taking us behind the headlines in the conversation of trans participation in sport.   White-hot acidic anger burns its way through my veins.  I’m reading another hit-piece about the supposed tsunami of transgender women coming for women’s sport. Apparently this wave threatens to engulf the …

Beyond the binary: Taylor Ling on being their true self

Emerging Sports Writer Program participant Courtney Hagen speaks to Plangermaireener athlete Taylor Ling, on cricket, identity and sport’s role in bringing it all together. Looking out onto the field at Bradman Oval, a rookie player stands for a moment to take in Gundungurra and D’harawal country beneath their feet. Donning the prestigious NSW Indigenous jersey …

Proud 2 Play’s commitment to trans and gender diverse inclusion in sport

Proud 2 Play’s new trans and gender diverse advisory board offers insight, information and support from athletes who know how to drive the conversation forward. March 31 was Trans Day of Visibility. But we need to continue the conversation. Trans and gender diverse inclusion in sport is so important, but actions to be more inclusive …