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Rainbow Territory call on government to speed up anti-discrimination reforms

Rainbow Territory call on government to speed up anti-discrimination reforms

Rainbow Territory, the LGBTI rights group based in the Northern Territory has called on their government to speed up reforms of the anti-discrimination laws. The call comes as an ABC report alleged an Alice Springs hotel was racially profiling clients and assigning rooms based on people’s ethnicity. The hotel has denied the suggestion but has […]

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Pride WA announce new committee for 2019

Pride WA announce new committee for 2019

Pride WA have announced their committee of management following their recent Annual General Meeting where two new committee members were elected. Ross Grayson-Bell and Paul McAllister join eight existing committee members who run the organisation behind the popular annual Pride festival. Long standing committee member Frances Burgess is the new President of Pride, while former […]

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The Catch Up: Here’s the 5 most read stories of the last week

The Catch Up: Here’s the 5 most read stories of the last week

Had a busy week, don’t worry you can quickly catch up on the most read stories of the last 7 days. Here’s what everyone’s been reading. Fraser Anning vows to repeal same-sex marriage laws Former One Nation and Katter Australia Party senator Fraser Anning is now establishing his own political party. He says if he’s […]

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Labor criticise Milo Yiannopoulos visa decision

Labor criticise Milo Yiannopoulos visa decision

The opposition have criticised the government’s decision to allow controversial speaker Milo Yiannopoulos a visa to enter Australia for a speaking tour. Labor’s Shadow Foreign Minister Penny Wong said the government had only changed its stance after being pressured by right wing commentators. “I think we can decide who we want to come to Australia.” […]

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Chelsea Manning jailed over Wikileaks testimony

Chelsea Manning jailed over Wikileaks testimony

Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been jailed in the USA after she refused to give testimony to a grand jury. Manning is a former Army intelligence analyst who served years in prison for leaking one of the largest collections of classified documents in U.S. history. She was released from prison in 2017 after President Barack […]

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Government backs down on banning Milo Yiannopoulos

Government backs down on banning Milo Yiannopoulos

Provocative speaker Milo Yiannopoulos will be allowed to enter Australia after Immigration Minister David Coleman stepped in to personally approve his Visa application, overriding the Department of Immigration’s advice. It is understood that the Minister was not satisfied with the reasons the department supplied for denying Yiannopoulos entry to Australia. His last tour of Australia […]

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Anti-LGBTI+ election flyers found in New South Wales

Anti-LGBTI+ flyers have been found in letterboxes around the NSW suburbs of Campsie and Hurstville┬áinstructing people not to vote for Labor in the upcoming state election. The flyers – written in English, Chinese and Arabic – warn voters not to vote for Labor “if you do not want your children to become homosexuality”, and “if […]

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Britain reports massive 55% drop in new HIV cases among men

Britain reports massive 55% drop in new HIV cases among men

Britain has seen a massive drop in the number of new cases of HIV that involve men who have sex with men. The latest figures were presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2019) in Seattle yesterday. Dana Ogaz of Public Health England shared that the number of new cases of HIV […]

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Malaysia’s tourism minister says the country has no gay people

Malaysia’s tourism minister says the country has no gay people

Malaysia’s Tourism Minister has declared that as far as he knows there are no gay people in his country. Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi made the comment to the media during a visit to Germany. The Minister was promoting the country at a tourism trade fair when a journalist asked him if Malaysia was a safe place […]

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Milo Yiannopoulos banned from entering Australia

Milo Yiannopoulos banned from entering Australia

The┬áSydney Morning Herald has reported that provocative speaker Milo Yiannopoulos has been denied a visa by the Morrison government. The government has informed Yiannopoulos that they had the power to reject entry if a person had the potential to “incite discord in the Australian community or in a segment of that community”. The right wing […]

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