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Victorian police criticised over search for Bridget Flack

Victorian police criticised over search for Bridget Flack

Victorian police have been criticised by LGBTIQA+ rights activists over their approach in searching for Melbourne woman Bridget Flack who went missing in 2020. Warning: This story has details of suicide¬†which might be distressing to some readers. For 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention call Lifeline on 13 11 14. For Australia-wide LGBTQI peer support […]

US Republican congressman George Santos expelled

US Republican congressman George Santos expelled

American politician George Santos has been expelled from the US Congress in a historic vote that has brought an end to his political career. Santos immediately left the Capitol Building after 311 of his colleagues voted to remove him from office, and only 114 voiced their support. A two third majority was required for the […]

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See the WA AIDS Quilt this weekend at Boola Bardip WA Museum

See the WA AIDS Quilt this weekend at Boola Bardip WA Museum

There’s a rare opportunity this weekend to see both sections of the WA AIDS Quilt which has been put on display at Boola Bardip WA Museum. The quilt will only be on display from Friday until Sunday and is part of marking World AIDS Day. The WA AIDS Memorial Quilts spotlight stories of resilience and […]

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Calls for removal of laws that criminalise HIV on World AIDS Day

Calls for removal of laws that criminalise HIV on World AIDS Day

Perth’s World AIDS Day breakfast hosted by WAAC has heard calls to end the criminalisation of HIV, make treatments more accessible to everyone, and a renewed effort to combat stigma and discrimination. WAAC, formerly the WA AIDS Council, held a breakfast gathering in Forrest Chase to make the occasion and presented a range of speakers […]

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Arrests and prosecutions of LGBT and gender-diverse people are growing

Arrests and prosecutions of LGBT and gender-diverse people are growing

Arrests and prosecutions for consensual same-sex sexual acts, and on the grounds of diverse gender expressions, continued to take place across the world in 2023 and in previous years, a report by ILGA World revealed today. Despite limited official data available, ILGA World (The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association) documented evidence of […]

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