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Liberal MP condemns Indonesia’s treatment of gay men

Liberal MP condemns Indonesia’s treatment of gay men




Liberal MP Trent Zimmerman has called the caning of two gay men in Indonesia “cruel and sickening” following the public punishment in Aceh this week. The two men were arrested after vigilantes broke into their residence, and claimed the pair were having gay sex which is against Aceh’s laws. Zimmerman said Australia should not stand […]

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Eric Abetz grills SBS boss over his support for marriage equality

Eric Abetz grills SBS boss over his support for marriage equality




Liberal senator Eric Abetz has grilled SBS CEO Michael Ebeid over his support for marriage equality, suggesting that the broadcasting boss spent too much time campaigning against government policy. Ebeid was appearing before a Senate Estimates committee yesterday when he and his staff faced a barrage of questions about his personal emails. Senator Abetz questioned […]

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UK Police welcome first gender-fluid officer

UK Police welcome first gender-fluid officer




A new initiative from Britain’s Metropolitan Police has encouraged the country’s first gender-fluid officer to reveal their identity in the workplace. Callum/Abi, who has been an officer for 13 years, revealed their fluidity after receiving an email encouraging staff to “Bring Your Whole Self To Work.” “The first time I walked into a Met building […]

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South Korean soldier given jail time for sex with his partner

South Korean soldier given jail time for sex with his partner




An army captain in South Korea has been handed a suspended prison term in a ruling from a military court for having sex with his male partner. South Korean conscription laws ensure the nation’s men are made to serve approximately two years in the military, due to their proximity and long-standing conflict with neighbour North […]

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Man charged over Australian Christian Lobby explosion

Man charged over Australian Christian Lobby explosion




Police in the Australian Capital Territory have charged a 36 year old Canberra man with arson and property damages offences in relation to an incident that occurred at the headquarters of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) in December. Yesterday the police announced that they had delivered a brief of evidence to the Director of Public […]

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Save OUTinPerth: Don’t let WA’s LGBTIQ+ community lose its voice




One year ago OUTinPerth was relaunched via this crowdsource campaign. Graeme Watson and Leigh Andrew Hill launched this campaign to ensure that Western Australia continued to have independent queer media. We urgently need your help to be able to continue doing our work. Without news services like OUTinPerth, you might never have heard about One […]

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