Ugh, this seriously would be the worst PR move Firebirds could make. Love Maria as a player but the views of her husband (which she obviously supports) are horrendous. And what does that have to do with her playing netball? A whole lot IMO – netball is supposed to be an inclusive sport and to have someone that thought that I should burn in hell being part of my club?
What happens with Pride round? There is no way that this would work out well.
This is a good explanation https://www.dca.org.au/blog/israel-folau-why-words-matter “While clearly not all homophobic language leads to violence against LGBTIQ+ people, the genesis of that violence begins in anti-gay rhetoric”
And before anyone comes at me for being “anti-religion” I am not. I grew up in a very strong church going family etc etc.