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HIV experts have welcomed the state government’s removal of AIDS as a monitored disease in Queensland, but have warned of upcoming challenges in HIV prevention and treatment. Queensland Health Minister Steven Miles said on Tuesday new regulation changes will see AIDS removed from the state’s notifiable conditions schedule, to shift the focus to ending HIV. …

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Fifteen countries have come together to press Russia on what the country is doing to stop the persecution of gay men in the Russian region of Chechnya. Independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta first reported last year that men had been abducted and tortured as part of an alleged “gay purge,” which has been repeatedly denied …

Dragons Singer Dan Reynolds

Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds has slammed Eminem for using a gay slur in the lyrics of a track featured on his new album. The rapper released new album Kamikaze on Friday morning without warning and surprising fans. But Eminem drew criticism for calling fellow rapper Tyler, the Creator a “faggot” on the track Fall, …

Father Rod Bower

The New South Wales priest who became a social media sensation for his thought-provoking church billboards has shared the heartbreaking story behind his viral message backing LGBTIQ rights. Father Rod Bower created the sign that read “Dear Christians. Some ppl are gay. Get over it. Love God.” outside the Gosford Anglican Church on New South …

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An Iraqi man has had his application for asylum rejected because authorities in Austria claimed he was “too girlish” to believably be gay. Austrian media quoted officials in the country’s Styria region as saying the 27-year-old asylum seeker was acting “like a girl” and his sexuality was therefore “not believable,” BBC News reported. The officials …

councillor Christine Forster

Councillor Christine Forster, sister to former prime minister Tony Abbott, has confirmed she intends to nominate for Liberal pre-selection in Malcolm Turnbull’s Sydney electorate of Wentworth. Turnbull announced he will exit the parliament this Friday after he was deposed as Prime Minister in the Liberal party leadership spill last week, with voters in Wentworth reportedly set …

San Fransisco Police Officer

A San Francisco police officer has alleged he was repeatedly harassed by his superiors because he is gay, and says the bullying got worse after he reported it. Brendan Mannix has accused colleagues of frequently making comments about his sexual orientation, including calling him a “queen,” “too dramatic,” and insulting his masculinity, according to Mannix’s …

Madonna

Madonna has said she meant no d-i-s-r-e-s-p-e-c-t to the late Aretha Franklin after she took to the MTV VMAs stage to deliver a tribute to Franklin that was criticised for predominantly focusing on her own career. VMAs organisers said Madonna would be paying tribute to the Queen of Soul Franklin, who died of pancreatic cancer …

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