Tag: AFL

  • Eddie McGuire, Caroline Wilson and when ‘playful banter’ goes very, very wrong

    Eddie McGuire, Caroline Wilson and when ‘playful banter’ goes very, very wrong

    By Kate Seear, Monash University In March 2016, five female friends and I began The Outer Sanctum podcast, a weekly show where we discuss the big footy issues of the day. Through interviews we also aim to provide a platform for voices not usually heard in conventional sports media. As six passionate female foo ty fans, […]

  • Homophobia is alive and well in the world of cricket

    By Paula Gerber At World Cup cricket match on in Sydney on 8 March, between Sri Lanka and Australia, a Sri Lankan supporter waved a sign branding Australian cricketer Glen Maxwell a “fag”, in Sinhalese. The fan’s homophobic slur was certainly shocking, but even worse was the lack of any reaction in the mainstream media. Only […]