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Israel Folau’s Contract Terminated by Rugby Australia Over Homophobic Remarks: ‘He Left Us With No Choice’

Australian rugby superstar Israel Folau has had his contract officially terminated by Rugby Australia for anti-LGBTQ remarks including that Hell awaits homosexuals. Said Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle in a statement: “We are here to announce that Wallabies and Waratahs player  Israel Folau has today been issued a sanction directing termination of his playing contract for his breach of the professional players’ code of conduct. A three-member panel of John West, QC; chair, Kate Eastman and John Boultbee, provided a final written decision today in relation to the code of...
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After Dodging, Australian PM Scott Morrison Says He Doesn’t Believe Gay People Are Going To Hell: WATCH

Thanks to Australian rugby star Israel Folau’s recent Instagram posts and pending expulsion from Rugby Australia, reporters are grilling politicians about whether gay people are going to Hell. Folau’s recent Instagram post asserted that Hell awaits all homosexuals, so Prime Minister Scott Morrison was asked yesterday if he believes the same thing. He dodged. Sometimes by refusing to answer a question, you effectively answer that question… #auspol pic.twitter.com/gbKhDuTYw7— Tom Clift (@tom_clift) May 14, 2019 Said Morrison: “I support the law of the country, and I always don’t mix my religion...
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Andy Brennan is First Australian Footballer to Say, ‘I’m Gay’ — WATCH

Australian footballer Andy Brennan came out as gay in an Instagram post on Tuesday, making him the first in his league to do so. Said Brennan on Instagram: “It’s taken me years to get comfortable saying this – I’m gay. I was scared it would affect my friendships, my teammates, and my family. But the support of the people around me has been so great and helped me get to the final step; being completely open. Being open is the best way for me to feel most comfortable and be...
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