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Joshua Quartey LGBTQIA+ Ally, WGBC African Ambassador and "Champion of Equality"

Abubakari Quartey, publicly known as Joshua Quartey, is leading change removing barriers and discrimination for the LGBTQIA+ community in boxing, sport, and society. Joshua calls himself the "Champion of Equality" and recently took up the voluntary role of the World Gay Boxing Championships' (WGBC) African Ambassador.

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Oct 19, 2022

“Martin talks with OutSports about how spending time in the squared circle is a reminder of his resilience, and an inclusive community that supports him every day.”

Martin Stark feels at ease in the boxing ring. After living through two induced comas and multiple major surgeries, the thought of dodging right hooks doesn’t seem all that distressing.

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CNN | Disrupting Homophobia, Transphobia & Hatred in Sport

In 2017, Martin Stark almost died. In 2017, Martin Stark almost died.

He lives with Addison's disease, an auto-immune condition which effects the adrenal gland and can inhibit the production of cortisol or aldosterone.

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12th Oct 2021

Unleashed LGTBQ | Taking a Jab at Homophobia

MARTIN STARK TAKES A JAB AT HOMOPHOBIA IN SPORT

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20th Jan 2021

6PR | Perth radio on the Mission of WGBC

We spoke with Basil Zempilas and Steve Mills on 6PR about inclusive sport, our UK trans boxer friend Danny and Australia hosting the championships.

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11th Nov 2020

Guardian | Boxing Australia's support for WGBC

Australian fights homophobia in sport with World Gay Boxing Championships

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28th Oct 2020

Boxing Australia | Letter of Support for WGBC

BAL Supports World Gay Boxing Championships

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19th Oct 2020

ESA | Fighting Discrimination with Pride

Martin Stark: fighting discrimination with pride

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Oct 2020

Thomson Reuters | Fighting Homophobia Through Boxing

Australian fights homophobia with World Gay Boxing Championships

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20th Aug 2020

Out Sport | WGBC - Disrupting Homophobia in Sports

The World Gay Boxing Championships look to ‘disrupt’ homophobia in sports

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11th Aug 2020