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Anti-Defamation Commission condemns new wave of homophobic flyers

Anti-Defamation Commission condemns new wave of homophobic flyers

The Anti-Defamation Commission has condemned a new round of homophobic flyers that have reportedly been distributed in Adelaide during the first week of the federal election campaign. The flyers titled The Death of Reason have appeared several times over the last few years in Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra. They have previously been traced back to Adelaide street […]

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ILGA launch State-Sponsored Homophobia Report 2019

ILGA launch State-Sponsored Homophobia Report 2019

The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) have launched the 13th edition of their flagship publication, State-Sponsored Homophobia. Authored by Lucas Ramón Mendos, the report compiles data on laws from around the world that affect people on the basis of their sexuality – which in turn can be drawn upon as a resource […]

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Faithful tackle tough questions in Christians Like Us on SBS

Faithful tackle tough questions in Christians Like Us on SBS

A new SBS documentary will follow the lives of ten Australian Christians with a range of different beliefs as confront controversial topics of faith while living under one roof for a week. Christians Like Us follows the success of the critically acclaimed Muslims Like Us, as the ten participants discuss what makes a ‘good Christian’ and the […]

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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 instructing 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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WA Labor accused of homophobia over Christopher Pyne post

WA Labor accused of homophobia over Christopher Pyne post

The WA Labor party has been accused of casual homophobia after posting a video which depicts retiring Liberal Minister Christopher Pyne as Queen singer Freddie Mercury. The short video which was posted to party’s social media platforms on Saturday superimposes the retiring Defence Minister’s head on the body of the late Queen singer as he […]

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The Court Hotel reveal new Code of Conduct

The Court Hotel have today released an updated Code of Conduct in light of community concerns that the venue is no longer a safe space for the LGBTIQ+ community. Posting on their Facebook page today, the bar wrote that they are “a venue to be enjoyed by all, regardless of sexuality or gender.” “Therefore, we […]

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Cricketer Shannon Gabriel banned for four one day internationals

Cricketer Shannon Gabriel banned for four one day internationals

West Indies cricketer Shannon Gabriel has been banned from playing the first four one day international matches against England. Gabriel accepted the International Cricket Council’s charge of using inappropriate language during the third test against England in St Lucia. The television cameras did not pickup what language Gabriel used, but they did hear the reaction […]

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Héctor Bellerín says soccer is not ready for a gay player

Héctor Bellerín says soccer is not ready for a gay player

Soccer player Héctor Bellerín says the sport is not yet ready for a gay player at the professional level. The Arsenal player recently quit social media because he was receiving too much online abuse, but speaking to The Times he said the abuse is heard from the crowd at games as well. Bellerín said soccer fans had […]

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Cricketer Ben Stokes says he was protecting gay couple during brawl

Cricketer Ben Stokes says he was protecting gay couple during brawl

English cricketer Ben Stokes has given evidence in his trial over a violent altercation telling the court the incident occurred because he was protecting a gay couple. The former Vice Captain of the English team is currently on trial in a British Court where he is charged with affray. It is alleged that the all-rounder […]

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Gay army veteran stops homophobic attack on London bus

Gay army veteran stops homophobic attack on London bus

A brave gay Army veteran has stepped in and stopped a homophobic attack on London’s public transport system. Footage that has just come to light shows an incident back in March where a man attacked a gay passenger on a London bus, luckily another man – who is a decorated soldier stepped in and put […]

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