2021 AUSTRALIAN PRIDE IN SPORT AWARDS
The Australian Pride in Sport Awards acknowledges achievements within sporting organisations, LGBTQ recreational community groups, coaches, role models, media outlets, and allies for their contribution towards greater inclusion of people with diverse sexualities and genders, in Australian sport.
Hosted by ABC Journalist and Twenty10 Board Member, Mon Schafter, this event features drinks and canapes, prominent keynote speakers and includes the much anticipated award ceremony. It’s considered the ‘must-attend’ event on the LGBTQ sporting calendar and is attended by leading advocates including Pride in Sport Patrons Alex Blackwell and Ian Roberts, sports administrators, athletes, and corporate supporters.
Pride in Sport are excited to announce that this event will once again be held in Sydney, with both in-person and livestream tickets available.
Date: Tuesday 13 April 2021
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm (AEST)
Venue: Hyatt Regency, Sydney
Livestream time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm (AEST)
Tickets on sale soon!
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AWARD NOMINATIONS NOW DUE
The Australian Pride in Sport Awards acknowledges achievements within smaller clubs, LGBTQ community sports, coaches, role models, media outlets, and allies for their contribution towards greater inclusion of people with diverse sexualities and genders, in Australian sport.
There are six (6) categories open for public nominations. Select a category to download its respective nomination form.
- 2021 Ally of the Year
- 2021 LGBTQ Community Sports Award
- 2021 LGBTQ Inclusion Initiative Award
- 2021 LGBTQ Inclusive Coach of the Year
- 2021 LGBTQ Out Role Model of the Year
- 2021 LGBTQ Positive Media Award
- 2021 Community Sporting Club of the Year*
About each category:
2021 Ally of the Year
This award recognises the outstanding contribution of an individual within Australian sport who does not personally identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer, but who has made a significant contribution to the inclusion of people with diverse sexualities and genders with your sport or club.
2021 LGBTQ Community Sports Award
This award recognises the outstanding contribution of LGBTQ Community Sporting Clubs or initiatives to the broader role of LGBTQ inclusion within Australian Sport.
2021 LGBTQ Inclusion Initiative Award
This submission recognises innovative products, services, governance or initiatives that promote the inclusion of LGBTQ people within sporting organisations at any level, or across the sport more broadly.
2021 LGBTQ Inclusive Coach of the Year
This award recognises the significant impact of coaches within sport who support LGBTQ inclusion above and beyond the expectations of their role. This nomination is open to anyone who has a coaching role within sport, regardless of gender identity and sexual orientation.
2021 LGBTQ Out Role Model of the Year
This award recognises the critical role that out role models play in sending a message of inclusion within sport. Your nominee needs to identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Gender Diverse (or other community identifications) to qualify for this award and must be out and comfortable with their personal identity, orientation and/or gender identity being disclosed.
2021 LGBTQ Positive Media Award
This award aims to recognize journalist’s contributions towards LGBTQ sporting related media that promote the inclusion of LGBTQ people within sporting organisations at any level, or across the sport more broadly, in a positive frame.
*2021 Community Sporting Club of the Year
This award replaces the Small Club Award from previous years. Rather than public nominations, this category is recognised through submissions via the Pride in Sport Index for Community Sports Clubs. A club must complete an Index Submission, and the club with the highest result will be recognised in this category.
*EXTENDED DEADLINE* The deadline for award nominations is no later than 9:00am Wednesday 24 February 2021.
- Complete every question in the nomination document
- Attach a hi-res photo to your email nomination, of the individual/club/group you’re nominating (min 1MB)
There is no possibility for extensions. This is to ensure the equitable and fair opportunity for all organisations to have the same deadline. Any submission received after the above deadline will not be considered.
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