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Liberals stand by another candidate with anti-gay posts

Liberals stand by another candidate with anti-gay posts

The Liberal party are standing by their candidate for the NSW seat of Greenway, despite Allan Green admitting to making a series of anti-gay and anti-Muslim social media posts in the past. Allan Green has distanced himself from several social media posts he made in the past, arguing that they were not his personal views, […]

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Australian Conservatives candidate uses crude phrase to describe transgender people

Australian Conservatives candidate uses crude phrase to describe transgender people

The Australian Conservatives’ Jonathan Crabtree as voiced his opposition to assisting people who want to undergo gender reassignment surgery using the crudest of terms. In a video the political candidate referred to transgender people as being “sliced and diced”. “It’s going to be our taxpayer funds that are used to slice and dice people who […]

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The Catch-Up: What’s everyone been reading this week?

The Catch-Up: What’s everyone been reading this week?

Wonder which stories were the most read this week? Here’s the list of what everybody’s been reading over the last 7 days. Keep up with everything that’s going on by subscribing to our weekday e-mail news.   Subscribe to OUTinPerth’s E-Newsletter and keep up to date with the latest news. Sign up now.   Let the […]

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Melbourne police break man’s arm in bungled raid on gay bookshop

Melbourne police break man’s arm in bungled raid on gay bookshop

A case of mistaken identity has lead to police raiding Melbourne’s famous gay bookstore Hares and Hyenas. The bungled raid resulted in one man suffering a head injury and multiple fractures to his arm – there is a fear he will now lose the use of his arm. Victorian Police say the incident will be […]

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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from jail after two months

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from jail after two months

Wikileaks whistleblower has been released from a US jail after being held in custody for two months over contempt of court charges. Manning was released after 62 days, the maximum period she could be held after refusing to give testimony to a grand jury. Manning will have to return to the grand jury on 18th […]

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Labor launch election campaign ads on Grindr

Labor launch election campaign ads on Grindr

Labor have this week revealed they will be targeting Grindr with a new advertising campaign. The campaign will focus on Liberal candidates who have expressed homophobic opinions – including Gladys Liu and recently dumped candidate Gurpal Singh. Liu, who is running against former Liberal Julia Banks in the seat of Chisholm, has been behind anti-LGBTI […]

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Liberal candidate Gurpal Singh asked to resign over rape comments

Liberal candidate Gurpal Singh asked to resign over rape comments

The Liberal party has demanded Gurpal Singh their candidate for the Victorian seat of Scullin tender his resignation. The party, and Prime Minister Scott Morrison, had stood by Singh over comments he’d made linking same-sex marriage and pedophilia, but further revelations that he’d once referred to a man who raped his wife as the “real […]

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More pressure on Liberal candidate Gurpal Singh over rape comments

More pressure on Liberal candidate Gurpal Singh over rape comments

The Liberal candidate for the division of Scullin is facing more questions about offensive comments on social media after it was revealed he had allegedly made a number of comments blaming a woman for being raped by her partner. Gurpal Singh said he had “no sympathy” for a woman who was raped by her husband, […]

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Mark Latham uses inaugural speech to attack ‘fluid sexuality’

Mark Latham uses inaugural speech to attack ‘fluid sexuality’

One Nation’s NSW leader Mark Latham has used his inaugural speech in the NSW parliament to attack gender and sexual fluidity, and voice support for embattled rugby player Israel Folau. Latham spoke of his appreciation of western society saying from the enlightenment to the industrial revolution there had been major advancements in health care and education, […]

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ASICS drop Israel Folau sponsorship after Rugby Australia breach

ASICS drop Israel Folau sponsorship after Rugby Australia breach

Rugby player Israel Folau has lost a major sponsor in the fallout from his recent social media post which declared that ‘hell awaits homosexuals’. Sportswear giant ASICS, who also sponsor Australia’s national team The Wallabies, posted their decision to social media yesterday. “ASICS is dedicated to sport and its healthy contribution to society,” the brand […]

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