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Police have charged a Perth man with a child abuse offence after two vigilantes posed as a 14-year-old on Grindr and lured him to a park. WA Police said a man in his 20s created the fake Grindr profile, pretending to be a 14-year-old boy. The 61-year-old man from the south-east Perth suburb of Camillo …

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A Brisbane man who chained up and brutally raped a man he met on Grindr has received a six year prison sentence. The Queensland District Court heard Ian Robert Madden met the victim on the gay app last April, the Courier-Mail reported. The pair agreed to meet up for oral sex at Madden’s Brisbane home. …

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Brisbane DJ and radio host Andy Stephens has been farewelled at a memorial as friends remember him as a “true character of the Brisbane DJ scene”. Stephens, known as Andy C, was tragically found dead in his inner-west Brisbane home earlier this month. Police later charged two men with murder over the 48-year-old’s death. For …

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A New South Wales court today heard police officers treated transgender woman Anya Bradford ‘like a dog’. Senior Constable Mark Follington faces charges of manufacturing a case against Bradford after the dropping of assault charges he filed against her. The court heard Follington and another police officer spoke to Anya Bradford while conducting ID checks …

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Everyone deserves to feel safe on a night out. That’s the message from the Queensland Police Service to the LGBTIQ community in a new campaign. Brisbane drag queen Vollie LaVont and QPS Constable Jesse Farrance have teamed up to encourage LGBTIQ community members to report violence and abuse. “The Queensland Police Service is here for …

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Wellington Point man Lee Douglas Summers plead guilty in the Cleveland Magistrates Court today over a racist and homophobic attack on his neighbour. Earlier this week, Summers bashed a chair against the man’s front door and threatened to kill him. The Courier-Mail reports the incident occurred when Summers arrived home intoxicated Monday night. He approached …

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The ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal last week ordered Canberra newsreader Beth Rep to pay $10,000 compensation to transgender activist Bridget Clinch. The order resulted from Rep ‘liking’ offensive Facebook comments on an apology she previously made to Bridget Clinch. Former Army captain Bridget Clinch complained to the tribunal about comments Rep made about her …

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Kevin Spacey is facing a new lawsuit for sexual assault and battery by actor Anthony Rapp and a second, unnamed person when both accusers were aged 14 in the 1980s. The New York lawsuit refers to the same allegations Rapp first made to Buzzfeed in October 2017. After Rapp’s interview, the disgraced Spacey was sacked …

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British actor David Tennant will play depraved gay serial killer Dennis Nilsen in new true crime drama Des. From 1978 to 1983, Nilsen befriended and lured young men and boys back to his North London homes with the promise of food, alcohol or shelter. He murdered at least a dozen of them between 1978 and …

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A Perth man living with HIV has been jailed after failing to disclose his HIV status to four men and having “reckless” unprotected sex. The 30-year-old, who can’t be named to protect the victims, told the men that he didn’t have the virus despite testing positive some years earlier. All four subsequently tested positive, The …

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