Queensland Opposition Leader Lawrence Springborg and Shadow Attorney General Ian Walker have announced this morning that the LNP will support, in principle, the removal of the ‘gay panic defence’ and the repealing of historical convictions of gay men in Queensland who were charged with engaging in consensual homosexual acts prior to the decriminalisation of homosexuality …

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Former Oasis bad boy Noel Gallagher has let rip against people who oppose marriage equality in an interview with Rolling stone, and he certainly didn’t hold back! In a wide ranging interview in which he took aim at his brother Liam, One Direction’s Zayn Malik, and Coldplay’s Chris Martin, Gallagher had this to say when …

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Below is a Queensland Government Press release from today! Motorists repeatedly caught texting or using their mobile phone while driving will face stiffer penalties under changes being rolled out by the Palaszczuk Government. The tougher penalties are among a range of recommendations arising from last month’s Safer Roads, Safer Queensland forum at Parliament House where …

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Cyprus’ ruling party has approved a same-sex civil partnerships bill this month and will now take it to the nation’s parliament. The bill is expected to pass and will offer same-sex couples all marriage rights except the right to adoption. Asked whether society was ready for civil partnerships, Interior Minister Socratis Hasikos said: “I am …

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A “horrible” female bus driver in Missouri has been sacked after telling an innocent 11-year-old girl she was gay for touching her best friend too much. Maurissa Rushing, pictured, was playing a game with her friend where they chased their fingers across each others arms. Maurissa said the bus driver held the two girls behind …

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Brisbane’s Story bridge was awash with the traditional gay rainbow flag colours on Sunday May 17th to commemorate the international day against homophobia, trans-phobia and bisexual-phobia. #IDAHOT The stunning colours light up Brisbane’s iconic bridge much to the delight of a small crowd that gathered to watch the event.  Earlier in the day City Hall …

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HEY GUYS – LOOKING FOR MSMs for a short survey please? (Men who have Sex with Men) Doesn’t matter if you are straight, gay bi whatever, if you are an MSM please take the survey 🙂 You can be anonymous or leave a contact to maybe win $100 voucher? PLEASE HELP — This is related …

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If you have a spiky, feathered haircut, you are probably homosexual and may well be in league with the devil. That’s the measured view of Iran’s religious authorities, who have banned spiky haircuts, with the view that they encourage homosexuality and Satanism. Mostafa Govahi, the head of Iran’s barbers’ union said anyone who provides homosexual …

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Prospective university students will now be able to compare the LGBTI diversity credentials of all Australian universities with the launch this week of a new guide to help them choose which study environment will be best for them. The Australian LGBTI University Guide provides prospective students with a checklist of 15 measures that universities may …

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As our communities pause to reflect on 17 May for the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), four Queensland councils will also acknowledge the day by flying the rainbow flag from their respective city halls for the first time. Brisbane City Council will be joined by the councils of Ipswich, Somerset (Esk), and Townsville …

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