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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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Meet The Rainbow Police

Yesterday the LGBTIQ community, friends and allies applauded Telstra’s decision to re-engage with supporting marriage equality. Naturally conservative groups and some religious organisations were disappointed that the telecommunications company had seen the light and are now back on the march for equality. The meme-generating Marriage Alliance shared their thoughts on the development saying that after […]

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Lesbian teen thrown out of McDonald’s after being mistaken as a boy

Lesbian teen thrown out of McDonald’s after being mistaken as a boy

A UK teenager was allegedly asked by the manager of her local McDonald’s to prove her gender after she accused of using the incorrect bathroom. UK teenager Nye Richardson has told the Hull Daily Mail¬†that she was asked to leave a McDonald’s store after staff accused her of using the wrong rest-room. The staff has […]

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Search for missing man Rigby Fielding now treated as potential homicide

Police are now treating the disappearance of missing local man Rigby Mark Fielding as a potential homicide case. Mr Fielding was last seen in East Perth on Friday 14th August 2015 and has not made contact with family or friends since. This is out of character for Mr Fielding and police have concerns for his […]

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Police Apologise 20 Years After Tasty Raid

Police Apologise 20 Years After Tasty Raid

On the 7th of August 1994, dozens of police officers entered the Tasty Nightclub in Melbourne, then detained and strip searched 463 people over seven hours. Tasty Nightclub was known as a popular alternative venue frequented by a large number of LGBT people. A number of the patrons present on the night in question came […]

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