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On This Gay Day: How The West Australian described us in 1989

Why The West apology is 32 years late OPINION: Brian Greig In 1989, the West Australian government tried to decriminalise homosexuality. It had been 100 years since Oscar Wilde had been jailed under similar laws in the UK, but the imported anti-sodomy statutes from colonial times lived on here. All consenting sex between males was […]

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30 years ago the debate about homosexuality was in full swing

30 years ago the debate about homosexuality was in full swing

Today thousands of people will march through the street of Northbridge celebrating the LGBTIQ+ community, it’s the thirtieth anniversary of the protests that lead to the formation of Pride WA. The group was founded three decades ago following the historic removal of the laws that criminalised sodomy in Western Australia, essentially seen as a ban […]

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