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Gay dad fighting for life after alleged hate crime in Gladstone

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NSW Police today charged Hillsong founder Brian Houston with concealing historic child sex abuse by his father. The police charges follow a two-year police investigation. The charges related to allegations Houston failed to report information relating to the sexual abuse of a young male in the 1970s. Houston’s father Frank Houston faced multiple allegations of …

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Police in Atlanta, Georgia have arrested three people on child cruelty charges after they filmed themselves verbally and physically abusing a 12-year-old boy and shaving “gay” into his hair. This week Atlanta Police charged Jordan Jarrode Richards-Nwankwo, 18, Lorkeyla Jamia Spencer, 19, and Brittney Monique Mills, 35, with cruelty to children over the shocking abuse …

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LGBTIQ+ Jewish advocates have condemned a vandal who carved a swastika and a vile anti-gay slur into concrete in Melbourne. Gardiners Trail is a pedestrian footpath that winds along Gardiners Creek through Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Victorian-based LGBTIQ Jewish group Aleph Melbourne reported to council a vandal’s carving of a swastika and the words “Kill Gays” …

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A 29-year-old man who assaulted two teenage girls in March on the night of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is appealing his prison sentence and was granted bail. This week a judge sentenced Double Bay man Jesse Mackenzie (pictured left) to 20 months in prison for his role in the violence in the …

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Police in Spain have arrested three people over the death of 24-year-old gay man Samuel Luiz in a suspected homophobic attack. Luiz, a 24-year-old nursing assistant, died after more than a dozen people attacked him outside a nightclub. Luiz was out with friends in Galicia in northwest Spain in the early hours of Saturday when …

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Almost two years after her death, an ABC investigation into the manslaughter of Filipina trans woman Mhelody Bruno has revealed troubling new details of the case. Warning: distressing content Mhelody Bruno arrived in Australia to holiday six weeks before her tragic death in September 2019. A week before her flight back home, former Air Force …

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A judge has fined a man in Victoria after he verbally assaulted his neighbour over plans to paint his Phillip Island house rainbow. Mykey O’Halloran (pictured above centre), a professional hair artist, moved in to his bungalow on Victoria’s Phillip Island in February. However a month later, O’Halloran said neighbour Jai Ryan heard about his …

NSW Police rescued – and later fined – two naked male sunbathers from coastal bushland after they were “startled by a deer” and got lost on Sunday. In New South Wales, greater Sydney, the Central Coast, Blue Mountains and Wollongong are currently in a two-week lockdown due to community transmission of COVID-19. NSW Police commissioner …

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US President Joe Biden will designate the Pulse nightclub site in Orlando, Florida as a national memorial, five years after the horrific mass shooting that took 49 lives. The June 12, 2016 shooting was the deadliest attack on the LGBT+ community in American history. Around 320 people were inside gay club Pulse celebrating a Latin …

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A 22-year-old gay man in Brazil was gang-raped and tortured by homophobic thugs amid rising rates of hate crime in the country, activists. Warning: distressing Three armed men reportedly attacked the man last week in Florianópolis in southern Brazil. The attackers used sharp objects during the assault and also forced the man to carve homophobic …

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