Jason Ball

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Name: Jason Ball
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

AFL Host Keeps Job after Homophobic Slur

An Australian Channel Seven sports commentator and ‘veteran personality’ will be allowed to keep his job after he called a played “a big poofter” on the air, it has been revealed.Receiving End: Defender Harry TaylorBrian Taylor, who works for the network’s Australian ... [Published OutMost - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

One million tune in for Ian Thorpe’s coming out interview

LAST night’s much-heralded interview with champion swimmer Ian Thorpe pulled in just shy of one million viewers, significantly bolstering struggling network Channel 10’s ratings.The 90-minute long program, in which the five-time Olympic and 10-time Commonwealth ... [Published Sydney Star Observer - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Gay slur 'bad error of judgement'

AFL commentator BrianTaylor will undergo counselling after he called a Geelong player "a big poofter" on-air on Saturday, causing uproar with viewers.Taylor made the comment about Harry Taylor on Channel Seven’s pre-game coverage of the Carlton and Sydney ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 3 reports

Ian Thorpe received outpouring of support over decision to come out as gay

Olympic swimming champion backed over decision to tell the world he is homosexual after years of denials Australian Olympic champion Ian Thorpe's decision to reveal he is gay after years of denials has triggered an outpouring of resounding support in ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 2 reports

Brian Taylor affair: time to call out casual bigotry

You couldn’t escape the irony on Saturday night that one of Australia’s greatest sporting heroes, Ian Thorpe, had publicly revealed his homosexuality coinciding with an AFL commentator deriding a player as "a big poofter".And the immediate reactions to ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

#OnYaThorpie: Overwhelming support for Ian Thorpe on his coming out

The revelation, which will be aired in a tell-all interview with Sir Michael Parkinson to be broadcast on Sunday night on Channel Ten, end years of speculation about Thorpe’s sexuality.Jason Ball, who was the first Australian rules football player to ... [Published Gay News Network - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Whistle stop shows trackside support for Southwest Chief

A special train carrying top railroad and state transportation officials made a brief stop in Hutchinson Friday in a continuing effort to garner support for funding to maintain the current route of Amtrak’s Southwest Chief.Amtrak CEO Joe Boardman was ... [Published Hutchinson News - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Exmoor's aflutter!

Heath Fritillary butterfly, photo by Jason BallExmoorWild Watch 2014 needs your help to learn more about 3 special orange and brownbutterflies, so pick up a FREE photo guide to help you identify them, from the3 National Park Centres or on the Exmoor Wild ... [Published Exmoor National Park - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Canadian Construction Association concerned about project managers

staff writerSome Canadian Construction Association (CCA) council and committee members are fed up with project managers and their role in the construction process across the country.At the CCA’s recent spring board meeting in Victoria, members highlighted ... [Published Journal of Commerce Canada - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

A national coalition launches to create safer schools for LGBT youth in Australia

Safe Schools Coalition Australia is the first national coalition to create a safer and more inclusive environment for LGBT youth in Australia. The coalition was launched last Friday at the 2014 National Safe Schools Symposium in Melbourne, with the help ... [Published Glaad - Jun 16 2014]
Entities: LGBT, Australia, Coalition
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

June 16, 2014 Safe Schools Coalition goes national to end homophobia and transphobia in schools Read more

SCHOOLS across the country will be supported to tackle homophobic and transphobic bullying with the launch of a national Safe Schools Coalition.Launched at a symposium in Melbourne last Friday, the initiative pioneered in Victoria will first expand into ... [Published Sydney Star Observer - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Airport runway to undergo repairs

Officials at the Hammond Northshore Regional Airport are working to fix a runway problem before it grows much worse.On Thursday, Airport Manager Jason Ball told the airport’s board that work to repair the intersection of the airport’s two runways has ... [Published Hammond Daily Star - Jun 13 2014]
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AFL Host Keeps Job after Homophobic Slur [Published OutMost - Jul 14 2014]
One million tune in for Ian Thorpe’s coming out... [Published Sydney Star Observer - Jul 14 2014]
Ian Thorpe Gets Kudos for Coming Out [Published Gay.com - Jul 13 2014]
Ian Thorpe received outpouring of support over ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 13 2014]
Thorpie: "I've thought aboutthis for a long tim... [Published Same Same - Jul 13 2014]
Ian Thorpe reveals he is gay, describes struggl... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 13 2014]
Brian Taylor affair: time to call out casual bi... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 13 2014]
Gay slur 'bad error of judgement' [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 13 2014]
Brian Taylor to undergo counselling after gay slur [Published WA Today - Jul 13 2014]
#OnYaThorpie: Overwhelming support for Ian Thor... [Published Gay News Network - Jul 13 2014]
Thorpie coming out ‘will save lives’ [Published Northern Territory News - Jul 13 2014]
Whistle stop shows trackside support for Southw... [Published Hutchinson News - Jul 11 2014]
Exmoor's aflutter! [Published Exmoor National Park - Jun 19 2014]
Canadian Construction Association concerned abo... [Published Journal of Commerce Canada - Jun 18 2014]
A national coalition launches to create safer s... [Published Glaad - Jun 16 2014]
June 16, 2014 Safe Schools Coalition goes natio... [Published Sydney Star Observer - Jun 16 2014]
Airport runway to undergo repairs [Published Hammond Daily Star - Jun 13 2014]
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