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south australia gay hate crime victims David Saint and Robert Woodland

Police say advances in DNA technology may provide answers to two unsolved murder cases in South Australia that are believed to have been the result of gay bashings. On April 16, 1991, David Saint, who was commonly known as John, was bashed to death in Adelaide’s south parklands. In 2004 the body of 36-year-old Robert …

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Pussy Riot at Amnesty International Australia

Russian feminist punk rock group Pussy Riot have joined a demonstration outside South Australia’s parliament to call for the protection of Chechnya’s LGBTIQ community targeted in the region’s violent “gay purge”. Pussy Riot member Masha Alyokhina told a group of about a hundred gathered at the rally on Wednesday, organised by Amnesty International Australia, that …

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Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot will be joining Amnesty International Australia at a rally in Adelaide tomorrow to call for justice for Chechnya’s LGBTIQ community. In January, Russian activists warned of a “new wave” of arrests and violence against gay Chechens, after the country’s brutal “gay purge” first triggered global outcry in 2017. Pussy …

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Adelaide’s annual Feast Festival will return next month with a flurry of pink feathers as it brings together two weeks of queer arts and culture in South Australia. The majestic and elegant pink flamingo is this year’s theme for the festival that supports LGBTIQ+ artists and producers across a wide range of genres. Each year, …

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Adelaide Pride Walk 2

Adelaide’s rainbow-coloured “Pride Walk” has been updated to include another major milestone for the LGBTI community: marriage equality. The painted pathway in Light Square in the CBD was installed in 2016 and includes a timeline of significant LGBTI events in the state, including the first pride march and the decriminalisation of homosexuality. On Thursday, an …

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Adelaide’s Mars Bar has announced that they will be closing later this month after more than 40 years. In a letter posted to the venue’s Facebook page over the weekend, manager Andrew ‘Madge’ Hobbs said that Saturday May 13 would be the venue’s last party. “Thanks, everyone for your support over the years without you …

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