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An Uber driver in Brisbane has been fined after he asked a lesbian passenger questions about her sex life. Umar Subi Gammeda pleaded guilty on Friday to causing a public nuisance over the incident, which occurred in August last year, the Brisbane Times reported. The court heard that Subi Gammeda asked the passenger on the …

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A funeral service for Queensland man Matty Soppa will be held this Friday on the Sunshine Coast. Matty was well-known in the Queensland LGBTIQ community, working at Brisbane’s Sportsman Hotel as a bartender and dancer and at Fortitude Valley men’s venue Club 29. Friends are remembering Matty as a generous volunteer who gave his time …

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By Rod Gardiner and Destiny Rogers The Criminal Law (Historical Homosexual Convictions Expungement) Bill 2017 will finally see Queensland men convicted of consenting homosexual acts before decriminalisation in 1991 able to apply for their convictions to be expunged from the record. Last October, the state government passed legislation to establish a process to allow such …

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The Australian Water Polo League’s annual Pride Cup event will return to Brisbane next month. The Pride Cup was first held in Melbourne two years ago to promote inclusion and diversity in national water polo, and last year was hosted by our local LGBTI-inclusive team the Brisbane Tritons for the first time. Local team the …

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