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Footage of a packed Melbourne gay nightclub blasting Lady Gaga’s Chromatica has gone viral, sparking jealousy and anguish online among fans stuck in COVID-19 lockdowns overseas. Victorian Twitter user Matt posted the footage of Lady Gaga’s “Chromatica II” transitioning into “911” at Poof Doof, the Melbourne queer club night, on Monday night ahead of the …

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Friends, admirers and sympathisers took to social media to post tributes for Bridget Flack.  The search for Bridget ended yesterday after the discovery of an unidentified body in Melbourne’s east. Victoria Police issued a statement following the discovery of the body. “Police will prepare a report for the Coroner following the discovery of a woman’s …

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The sister of Bridget Flack, a Melbourne woman who has been missing for 10 days, say her disappearance is “incredibly uncharacteristic” as she joined police in appealing to the public for information. Victoria Police have renewed calls for public assistance in the search for the 28-year-old (pictured). Bridget was last seen at about 10.30am on …

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Family and friends have appealed for information in the search for Melbourne woman Bridget Flack, who has been missing for more than a week. The 28-year old (pictured) was last seen on Lygon Street in the suburb of Carlton about 10.30am on November 30. Flack told friends she was going for a walk at Yarra …

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Victoria Police have charged a senior detective with misconduct in public office after unauthorised photos of former AFL coach Dani Laidley inside a police station were leaked and widely shared online. Last month, Laidley pleaded guilty to offences related to stalking after repeatedly calling a woman and sitting in a car outside her home. Laidley …

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Survivors of so-called “conversion therapy” have praised the Victorian Government’s proposed legislation to criminalise the harmful practices. The Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Bill would outlaw practices seeking to change or suppress a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity in Victoria. Under the proposed laws, those who subject others to such practices that cause …

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LGBTIQ adults in Victoria experience domestic and family violence at more than double the rate of non-LGBTIQ adults, according to a major new survey. The Victorian Agency for Health Information conducted the survey of over 34,000 LGBTIQ adults about their health and wellbeing. The study shines a light on issues contributing to health inequalities LGBTIQ …

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A Bendigo man who campaigned against same-sex marriage has apologised and claims his views have changed, as he campaigns for a seat on his local council. Lewis Freeman-Harrison ran a Facebook page named “Vote No Australia” during the divisive 2017 postal survey. But the 25-year-old now says he no longer holds those views. He posted …

Magda Szubanski ad COVID deniers

The Victorian Government’s star-studded campaign urging Victorians to abide by lockdown rules features a Magda Szubanski ad in which she appears as her character Sharon Strzelecki from Kath and Kim. Sadly, COVID deniers, QAnon trolls and other morons quickly emerged from under their rocks to attack Magda over the ads. “It’s not the lockdown that’s …

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Victorian MP Andy Meddick has posted a beautiful “birth announcement” on social media celebrating his 25-year-old transgender daughter. “Both our children are trans and both are perfect,” the independent Animal Justice Party MP tweeted. “Our eldest Kielan has been on a unique and personal journey that (with permission of course) I’m now proud to share …

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