Our golden boy Matthew Mitcham was last night named joint winner of the “Don Award” Australia’s sporting hall of fame award. Pole vaulter Steve Hooker was the other recipient of the award. It’s a huge thing for a blokey sporting country like Australia to award a gay sportsman like this but at the same time it does go along with the attitude that as long as you are good at sport in this country, you are ok.

Congratulations to Matt and Steve! Check out the full story over at Towleroad