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malaysia Indonesia's Aceh province caned whipped islam

Two women in Malaysia have been sentenced to six lashes with a cane after they were arrested for having sex with each other. Police arrested the women, aged 32 and 22, in April for trying to have sex in a car in the state of Terengganu, in the country’s north-west, Pink News reported. Police accused …

Slain Ugandan LGBTIQ activist David Kato refugees

Australia recently (July 2018) accepted 50 mainly Ugandan LGBTIQ refugees from Kenya under the Refugee Visa (subclass 200) for people fleeing persecution in their home country. But why is Uganda such a dangerous country for its LGBTIQ communities? Ugandan law criminalises both male and female homosexuality. Males especially risk life imprisonment for “carnal knowledge against …

Mardi Gras weekend teen sexual assault melbourne man 14 yo

People living with HIV have expressed alarm over the case of a Queensland man who had charges against him after the court heard he allegedly claimed to be Positive. The man allegedly got in an altercation with a security guard at The Royal George Hotel in Fortitude Valley,  accused of spitting in the face of …

Prison

Warning: distressing content A transgender rights group is calling for reform after a Tasmanian trans woman was allegedly gang-raped while housed in a male prison. The mother of Martin Harwood, who identified as Marjorie, told ABC News she supported her child’s gender expression. “I’d walk down the street with him, I used to buy his …

Samuel Woodward Blaze Bernstein

An alleged neo-Nazi already accused of murdering California teenager Blaze Bernstein is facing an additional hate crime charge for killing Bernstein because he was gay. Samuel Woodward, who according to a report from ProPublica was a member of neo-Nazi hate group Atomwaffen Division, was charged with first-degree murder over the stabbing death of 19-year-old Bernstein …

The Chinese owners of gay app Grindr, Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd,Trying to sell after US government deemed its ownership a "national security risk".

Four Perth teenagers who allegedly created fake profiles on hookup app Grindr to lure and rob men will face court next month. Four students have been charged over the alleged scheme to lure older men to parks and mug them. In one of the incidents, one of the victims was allegedly assaulted by the teens. …

Brisbane man Gary Venamore was murdered by persons unknown in 1968. Story Bridge shown

Persons unknown brutally bashed local socialite Gary Venamore after a night out, throwing him unconscious into the Brisbane River to drown in 1968. Was Gary bashed to death in an attempted robbery? Was it a poofter bashing? Did his gaydar fail him that night and he ended up dead because of an unappreciated advance? In …

Gary Venamore QNEWS

A recent review of suspicious deaths in Sydney found that 27 of the 88 were probable gay hate crimes. Now, QNews Magazine looks back at the unsolved 1968 murder of Brisbane gay man Gary Venamore. Despite a $250,000 reward for information, this crime remains unsolved. At the age of 35, Venamore still lived at home …

Sunshine Coast Gay

A Sunshine Coast gay couple have been left shaken by a vicious homophobic attack in Noosa. Joshua Dickson and his boyfriend Alex Vlasits were on their way home from a Noosa nightclub just after midnight last Saturday night. Alex leaned on Joshua for the short walk towards their Uber, but on their way through a …

Gay Sydney scott johnson murder

A review of 88 suspicious deaths in Sydney over three decades has found that 27 men were likely to have been the victims of gay hate crimes. Strike Force Parrabell was established in 2015 to review 88 deaths between 1976 and 2000 which researchers highlighted as having potential gay-hate bias motivation or connection with the …

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