Jason Akermanis, a veteran of the sport who plays for Melbourne's Western Bulldogs team in the Australian Rules Football league AFLsaid that if a footballer revealed he was homosexual it could "break the fabric of a club".
We see openly gay men in every aspect of Australian life, except on the sporting field
Retrieved 12 July Bonnie Malkin in Sydney. Archived from the original on 15 January BasketballAustralian rules football. Willamette's Conner Mertens says he is bisexual in hopes of ending stereotypes". A retired AFL footballer told me last year he suspects those in the locker room don't have an issue with openly gay players, but it's the circus outside that stops players from coming out. Retrieved 5 November
Olympic figure skater, medal-winning family man. Teammates helped me through ordeal of revealing I am gay". Home News Local News. Archived from the original on 6 January Flamboyant figure skater admits in new autobiography he's gay". Retrieved 4 October