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AFL players unite for #FOOTY4IDAHOT

The AFL’s elite have once again joined forces to tackle homophobia and promote inclusion in the lead up to IDAHOT, International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, which takes place this Tuesday 17th May.

A trailer of a video coordinated by the AFL Players’ Association was launched exclusively on Network Seven’s Saturday Night Football this evening, showcasing AFL players from across the country calling on fans to never use homophobic language and to stand up to those who do, with an emphasis on fostering a culture of inclusion.

The full version of the video, which features prominent figures within the AFL community – including AFL Players’ Association Board members Leigh Montagna, Drew Petrie, Chris Dawes and CEO Paul Marsh, AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan, Geelong senior coach Chris Scott and Aasta O’Connor from the Western Bulldogs – will be released on Monday 16th May, ahead of IDAHOT Day, with a call to action for fans to #influencechange by liking and sharing the #footy4IDAHOT video campaign across social media. Be sure to visit for the full IDAHOT video release on Monday… stay tuned!