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Added on: 01/25/2024
01/24/2024
A recent study on the prevalence of domestic violence has unveiled concerning findings about the experiences of maltreatment among LGBTQI Australians. Trigger Warning: This story discusses abuse…

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Added on: 01/23/2024
01/22/2024
The Labor Party’s LGBTQI group Rainbow Labor’s stall at the Midsumma Carnival was targeted on Sunday by a few protesters, who allegedly damaged some items, shouted slogans…

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Added on: 01/20/2024
01/19/2024
The NSW government on Friday ordered a review into the state’s hate crime laws. Chairperson of the NSW Law Reform Commission and former Chief Justice of the…

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Added on: 01/17/2024
01/16/2024
A man who was convicted for stopping an anti-LGBTQ+ assault during Sydney WorldPride last year had his conviction overturned in court on earlier this month, as reported…

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Added on: 01/11/2024
01/10/2024
Around forty-one community organisations, including LGBTQI, health and women’s groups and unions, have addressed an open letter to Western Australia Premier Roger Cook to deliver on the…

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Added on: 01/07/2024
01/06/2024
When veteran drag queen KymmBerlei takes to the stage in her floor-length sequin gown, glamorous wig, and sky-high heels, she in many ways embodies the enormous transformation…

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Added on: 01/04/2024
It was an unusually busy year for LGBT news in Africa in 2023, with one country decriminalizing sodomy, one slowly opening the door to equal marriage, several…

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Added on: 12/30/2023
12/29/2023
LGBTQI advocates have called on the NSW government and NSW Police force to fully implement the recommendations by a special commission of inquiry into LGBTQI hate crime…

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Added on: 12/18/2023
12/17/2023
Cricket Australia has confirmed that it has no plans to bow to anti-trans rhetoric and exclude transgender athletes from competing in the division that aligns with their…

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Added on: 12/16/2023
12/15/2023
Tasmanian LGBTIQA+ advocates have slammed the state government’s proposed bill to ban conversion practices, saying it will allow the harmful practices to continue. The proposed legislation, which…

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Added on: 12/12/2023
12/11/2023
Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG) members have voted to cancel the Mardi Gras Police Accord and abolish the controversial decency inspections. At the December 9…

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Added on: 12/06/2023
12/05/2023
Out gay President of a citizen’s group and former Angry Victorians Party candidate has asked what about “straight pride flag” after Melbourne’s Yarra Council announced its plans…

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Added on: 11/27/2023
11/26/2023
Despite the looming threat of rain, a large crowd gathered in Newtown’s Pride Square for the Trans Day of Resistance rally and march. The event was organised…

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Added on: 11/25/2023
11/24/2023
The NSW Government will delay the ban on gay conversion practices till next year, to allow more time for additional consultations with conversion survivors. First reported by…

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Added on: 11/20/2023
Bridget Flack’s family remembers her as bright and creative. “She was incredibly artistic, you know, whether drawing or writing or playing music, she loved all of that,” Angela…

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Added on: 11/18/2023
Bruce Miller, a former Australian ambassador to Japan, describes the career he had in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) as “a mixed picture”. A…

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Added on: 11/13/2023
11/12/2023
The Special Commission of Inquiry into LGBTIQ hate crimes (the Inquiry) will hold its final public sitting tomorrow, Tuesday 14 November 2023, in Sydney. Led by the Honourable…

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Added on: 11/09/2023
11/08/2023
The event is being held in Newtown’s Pride Square outside The Hub theatre building and will run from 10.30am until midday. Supporters are encouraged to wear red…

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Added on: 11/02/2023
11/02/2023
The Catholic church has lost a landmark case over its controversial use of the deaths of paedophile priests to thwart survivors’ attempts at justice. The high court on Wednesday…

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Added on: 10/19/2023
10/18/2023
Empowered by the success of their fear-mongering and division-sowing, No campaigners will turn on us in an attempt to claw back the tolerance we won through marriage…

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Added on: 10/09/2023
10/08/2023
The upcoming Inner West Council meeting anticipates a notice of motion, requesting council to further commemorate international Transgender Day of Remembrance this November. The motion created by councillor,…

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Added on: 10/06/2023
10/05/2023
The New South Wales government says it will bring forward its promised laws banning gay conversion practices, days after a religious lobby group claimed to have helped…

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Added on: 10/02/2023
10/01/2023
A Sydney home has been graffitied with anti-semitic and homophobic symbols, on the eve of the holiest day for the Jewish community. On Monday, September 25, a…

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Added on: 09/26/2023
09/25/2023
The Australian Human Rights Commission appears set to bar a lesbian group from hosting an event exclusively for “lesbians born female” after at least 14 activist organizations…

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Added on: 09/10/2023
09/09/2023
Ryan Tran says he felt like he was living in two worlds. He was an out and proud gay man when speaking English, but among his Vietnamese…

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Added on: 09/04/2023
09/03/2023
Sydney, Australia’s LGBTQ+ community is recovering from an upsetting attack on a Pride event in the city’s Bankstown area. The event, called Wear It Purple, was abruptly shut down…

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Added on: 09/03/2023
It was meant to be a stall providing information for young queer people in western Sydney, with an appearance by comedian and drag performer Carla from Bankstown….

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Added on: 09/03/2023
09/02/2023
The mayor of a town in New Zealand has slammed “groomer” graffiti outside a Pride event, claiming the slur represents “bullying” and “bigotry”. It was reported that…

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Added on: 09/01/2023
08/31/2023
Canada has updated its travel advisory to warn LGBTQ residents visiting the United States about local laws and policies that may “infringe on your human rights” amid…

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Added on: 08/23/2023
08/22/2023
They play serious rugby, train twice a week, heckle from the sidelines, and participate in ‘boat races’ – a post-match duel against the opposing team to determine…