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Beyonce and O'Shae Sibley, gay man murdered in New York

Beyoncé honours gay man murdered in suspected hate crime

Beyoncé has honoured a 28-year-old gay Black man who was voguing to Renaissance before he was fatally stabbed at a New York petrol station. O’Shae Sibley was a professional dancer and choreographer based in New York. The 28-year-old had stopped at the Brooklyn service station with friends. Outside the car, the man was dancing to …

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Disturbing allegations against Kevin Spacey at sex assault trial

A London court has heard Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey described as a “sexual bully” and “predator” who got a “sexual thrill” out of allegedly assaulting men. The actor spent time in the UK as director of the Old Vic theatre in London between 2004 and 2015. Now Spacey is in court, after pleading not guilty …

Camden Council furious about destruction of Pride sign by vandals

After vandals tore down Pride sign, locals step in to replace it

Locals have responded after bigots destroyed a suburban rainbow “Pride” sign by replacing it with rainbow balloons instead. Camden Council in south-west Sydney put up the large five letter sign on the corner of Argyle and John Streets in their suburb of Camden at the start of June for Pride Month. The council regularly put …

Hate crime inquiry head judge John Sackar, Police Commissioner Karen Webb and Crispin Dye

‘Chilling’: Judge heading hate crime inquiry slams NSW Police

The judge heading New South Wales’ gay and trans hate crime inquiry has accused NSW Police of “shambolic” record-keeping and an unsatisfactory level of cooperation. The landmark inquiry is examining unsolved deaths in NSW between 1970 and 2010 which may have been LGBT hate bias crimes. After months of hearings, a final report from the …

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Man arrested after assaulting drag star The Vivienne at McDonald’s

Police have arrested a man suspected of assaulting RuPaul’s Drag Race UK star The Vivienne in broad daylight in a homophobic attack in a McDonald’s. The drag queen shared details in a series of tweets about being punched by the attacker in the Liverpool restaurant. “Just been attacked in McDonald’s, police on way,” The Viv …

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Jury finds 77-year-old guilty of gay hate murder of Raymond Keam

A NSW Supreme Court jury has found a 77-year-old man guilty of murdering Sydney man Raymond Keam in a suspected gay hate assault in 1987. Stanley Bruce Early, 77, was charged with murder over the death of Raymond Keam in a park in Sydney’s east at night in February 1987. Raymond Keam identified as heterosexual …

Instagram photo of Sydney drag queen Mulan

Thousands raised after drag queen allegedly robbed on Uber ride

Drag queens have rallied to crowdfund thousands of dollars to support a performer who allegedly had her drag stolen from her by an Uber driver. Sydney-based queen Mulan said on Friday night she caught the Uber to a Surry Hills photoshoot when she requested a stop on the way to pick something up. While she …

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I’m A Celeb’s David Subritzky bashed in homophobic assault

Former I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! contestant David Subritzky says he was assaulted by a man who hurled homophobic slurs at him on a night out in Sydney. The 28-year-old shared a video to Instagram of a bloody lip and said he was punched in the face by the unidentified attacker in …

Gay man Adrian Lea violently assault ed in Northbridge, Perth

Man charged over alleged homophobic assault in Perth

Perth Police have arrested and charged a 26-year-old man with a string of offences after an alleged homophobic attack on two men in Northbridge last weekend. Adrian Lea (above) told Nine News shortly after midnight on Sunday morning, a group of men approached him and a friend, questioning them about their sexuality. The group then …

Gay man Adrian Lea violently assault ed in Northbridge, Perth

‘Blindsided’: Two men violently attacked in gay bashing

A Perth man says he and a friend were victims of a violent gay bashing in the city’s nightlife district in Northbridge. Nine News reported Perth man Adrian Lea and a friend were walking the 400 metres between Perth queer venues The Court Hotel to Connections Nightclub, a typical trip for the city’s queer pubgoers. …

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