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serial sex offender Brendon Quintin Webb perth

Perth magistrate Richard Bayly  sentenced serial sex offender Brendon Quintin Webb to almost four years jail on Friday after he pleaded guilty to 17 counts of indecent assault. Webb picked up young intoxicated men from Perth nightclub districts. He then assaulted the men sexually and filmed the abuse on his mobile phone. Webb used a …

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Twitter sh!tfight one nation

A great Twitter sh-tfight erupted this week between a former One Nation member of the West Australian Legislative Council and a former colleague. Parliamentarian Charles Smith quit the party over his “frustration” with the leadership. Smith regularly posts about ‘identity politics’ on social media, citing concerns about issues such as youthful drag queens, drag queen …

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Australian Marriage equality rally lgbtiq discrimination exemptions religious freedom review equal love brisbane religious freedom religious discrimination

By Liam Elphick, University of Western Australia Wednesday, November 15 2017, Northbridge Plaza, Perth, 7.00am: “Yes responses, 7,817,247, representing 61.6% …” read the chief statistician of the Australian Bureau of Statistics, David Kalisch, on the big screen. The huge crowd erupted. Hugging, crying, comfort, joy. That was one of the happiest moments of my life, …

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WA LGBTI advocates have called on their state government to offer a parliamentary apology

Western Australian LGBTI advocates have called on their state government to offer a parliamentary apology to gay men convicted under the state’s historic anti-gay laws. On Thursday, Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman gave an apology in the state’s parliament to LGBTI people convicted as legislation was introduced to wipe the criminal records of those convicted under …

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gay hate crime

The judge sentences two homophobic murderers to life behind bars for beating a gay man to death in a Perth public toilet. Warren Gerard Batchelor, 48, died in hospital two days after the brutal gay hate crime in November 2013. Mark Taylor, 43, and Daniel Wade Jones, 37, must serve a minimum of 21 years …

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Alex MacFarlane 48year old is intersex and wanted a passport recognising it. QUIET trailblazer from Perth's Hills has become the first in Australia

Alex MacFarlane, an intersex person from Perth’s Hills has become the first in Australia and probably the world to hold a passport acknowledging that not everyone is male or female. Alex MacFarlane, 48, is intersex and wanted a passport recognising it. Women have a 46XX chromosome mix and men 46XY. Alex is 47XXY, a form of …

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