Study reveals homophobia common in Australian sport


The first national study of homophobia in Australian sport suggests insults, jokes and discrimination based on sexuality is commonplace both on and off the field.

The findings came just days after Australia’s Olympic swimming star Ian Thorpe revealed he is gay and had feared the consequences of coming out.

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