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The AFL is committed to embracing diversity and ensuring the sport is welcoming and safe for everyone who wants to participate, including people within the LGBTIQA+ community. The AFL has a Community Football Gender Diversity Policy and associated material to provide guidance on the inclusion of gender diverse people in AFL. This can be found via the policy link in Section 4. To get started, check out episode three of the Fair Play Series on LGBTQIA+.
Section 1


The AFL has a national partnership with Pride in Sport – a national not-for-profit sporting inclusion program specifically designed to assist with the inclusion of employees, athletes, coaches, volunteers and spectators with diverse sexualities and genders. 

Section 2


Section 3

Training and Development

Play by the Rules in partnerships with Sport Integrity Australia offer the following free training courses: 


Section 4

Policies and Support