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Perth gay man targeted for assault via Grindr dating app

Perth gay man targeted for assault via Grindr dating app

A 28 year-old Perth man has been violently assaulted after he was targeted through the Grindr dating app. On the evening of Friday 20th July the man began chatting with a another profile on the app, after a conversation they agreed to meet up. The man arrived at the agreed location and was lured to […]

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Police investigate assault on gay man in Geraldton

Police investigate assault on gay man in Geraldton

A 20-year-old Geraldton man’s night celebrating the recent ‘Yes’ result of the marriage postal survey had a violent end when he was assaulted after leaving a nightclub. Geraldton’s popular Vibe Nightclub cancelled its regular ‘Ladies Night’ to host a celebration of the postal survey coming down in favour of marriage equality. Stewart Whiteaker decided to […]

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UK Police welcome first gender-fluid officer

UK Police welcome first gender-fluid officer

A new initiative from Britain’s Metropolitan Police has encouraged the country’s first gender-fluid officer to reveal their identity in the workplace. Callum/Abi, who has been an officer for 13 years, revealed their fluidity after receiving an email encouraging staff to “Bring Your Whole Self To Work.” “The first time I walked into a Met building […]

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Federal Police: Man behind ACL explosion was not ideologically driven

Federal Police: Man behind ACL explosion was not ideologically driven

Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin has said police still believe the man behind the explosion at the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) in December was not driven by ideological motivations. The Commissioner was appearing before a Senate Estimates Committee yesterday when he was asked about the event. “We don’t believe his primary motivation was to make […]

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Miranda Devine: Too many unanswered questions in ACL explosion

Miranda Devine: Too many unanswered questions in ACL explosion

Newspaper columnist and broadcaster Miranda Devine has said there are too many unanswered questions in relation to the explosion at the Australian Christian Lobby’s headquarters in Canberra. Describing the incident as a “car bombing” Devine said ACT police should be doing more to reassure the public that the incident was not terror related, and that […]

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Australian Christian Lobby doubts police statement

The head of the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) has told the media that he’s sceptical of the statement from the Australian Capital Territory Police that the explosion outside the lobby groups office was not politically motivated. Last night a van containing gas cylinders was set alight causing an explosion at the front of the organisation’s […]

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UK man found guilty of murdering police officer met on Grindr

UK man found guilty of murdering police officer met on Grindr

A man in the UK has been handed a life sentence for murdering a police officer he had met using Grindr. Stefano Brizzi was found guilty of murdering 59-year-old Police Constable Gordon Semple, who was strangled and dismembered in April. PinkNews have reported that Mr Brizzi attempted to dispose of PC Semple’s body by dissolving his […]

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Police increase reward to find missing man Matthew Leveson

Police increase reward to find missing man Matthew Leveson

The New South Wales Minister for Justice and Police has announced that his department have increased the reward for the discovery of missing man Matthew Leveson’s body. Minister Troy Grant revealed in a statement last night he had been liaising with Matthew’s father, Mark Leveson, regarding a larger reward. “This afternoon I spoke to Mark […]

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Roe found guilty of Broome “gay bash” murder

A man from Broome has been found guilty of murdering a male Halls Creek resident who allegedly made sexual advances on him while the pair were drinking together. The man, who has been discussed under the pseudonym Mr Johnson for cultural reasons, was killed by Joseph Thomas Roe in September of 2014. Autopsy reports revealed […]

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Police in Egypt using Grindr to locate and arrest gay/bi men

Police in Egypt using Grindr to locate and arrest gay/bi men

Law enforcement agents in Egypt are reportedly using LGBTIQ+ dating apps to track and arrest gay and bisexual men. An anonymous source told CairoScene that apps such as Grindr are being used to target queer men in across the country. “There have been a number of arrests in the last few months linked to these […]

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