In light of Australian Olympic champion Ian Thorpe’s “coming out”, Tamara Cherny suggests that “being yourself”, particularly in a society less than accepting of diversity, is easier said than done.
By Paul Oliver. This article is part of our March theme, Sport and Human Rights. A coach has no access for her wheelchair to get into the local clubhouse. A spectator yells racist remarks at an Aboriginal player during a footy match. A team excludes a gay athlete from making the rep teams because it might […]