LGBTQ Rights Ghana Love Tolerance Acceptance

Groups led by Ghanian MPs tore down billboards erected earlier this week by LGBTQ Rights Ghana promoting Love Tolerance & Acceptance. Local activist group LGBTQ Rights Ghana said they put up the billboards to promote tolerance. “The billboards are our way of reminding and celebrating the charitable culture of Ghanaians. “LGBTQ Rights Ghana and its …

Peter Keeley Grindr killing

A judge-only trial yesterday found two young men not guilty of the Grindr killing of 56-year-old Canberra man Peter Keeley. Initially, three 17-year-old youths faced murder charges following the discovery of Peter Keeley’s body. A dog walker found the body near the small NSW town of Broulee in February 2020. Peter Keeley had been bound …

Liberace

On June 17, 1959, an English jury awarded celebrity pianist Liberace £8000 damages over a newspaper article that suggested he was homosexual. As Liberace exited the court, he recited a much-rehearsed catchphrase to reporters, “I cried all the way to the bank!” Liberace was not alone among 20th-century entertainers in cashing in on an overblown …

outing rebel sydney morning herald

Outing Rebel Wilson or any other celebrity is just plain wrong whatever spin journalists try to put on it. On February 24, 2016, the Sydney Morning Herald published a public apology for outing 53 people in a June 27, 1978 article, and another 104 subsequently. But now in 2022, the paper claims it’s ok to …

deep throat golden age of porn

The most famous porn movie of all time premiered in New York 50 years ago today. Deep Throat symbolised the changing attitude to sexually explicit films during the Golden Age of Porn. The doors opened to the legal production of straight, gay and other porn, even if it still stuck in conservative throats. Just four …

Rebel Wilson outed Andrew Hornery Whoopi Goldberg

A Sydney Morning Herald columnist complained yesterday that Rebel Wilson outed herself before he got the chance. Andrew Hornery seemingly implied that he made a mistake by allowing the movie star two days to comment. “It was an abundance of caution and respect that this media outlet emailed Rebel Wilson’s representatives on Thursday morning, giving …

orlando nightclub shooting omar mateen Plans Announced To Commemorate Pulse Nightclub Anniversary

On June 12, 2016, a 29-year-old lone gunman ended the lives of 49 mainly Latino people at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Omar Mateen also wounded 59 other people during the Orlando nightclub shooting. Police shot the killer dead following a three-hour stand-off. The Orlando nightclub shooting extracted a terrible toll — the …

luke allen $651k debt

A Melbourne man has told 9’s A Current Affair that a former partner took out loans and spent money on credit cards in his name. Luke Allen said his ex racked up a massive $651k debt using forged documents. When Luke Allen later googled his former partner’s name, he discovered the man previously defrauded a …

one nation sex scandal pauline hanson james ashby

Words guaranteed to strike fear into the hearts of people of refined tastes everywhere: One Nation sex scandal. But we’re all adults here. Let’s dive right in and see what shenanigans placed Pauline Hanson and James Ashby in a courtroom this time. Of course, we all enjoy a little titillation, but the phrase One Nation, …

Renée Vivien June 11

Despite her French name and exclusively French poetry, Renée Vivien was English. Wealthy heiress Pauline Tarn moved to Paris at the age of 21 and adopted her pen name soon after. She was born June 11, 1877. The strikingly melancholic poet wrote sonnets of Sapphic love. She also translated the poems of Sappho, the ancient …

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