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homophobic attack Sydney

A gay Sydney man is at “a loss for words” after his husband was left with a broken arm after an alleged hate crime in south Sydney. Kurt Johnson and his husband Adrian Kalaiziovski said they were leaving an Uber in the inner-city suburb of Redfern on Sunday night when a man hurled verbal abuse …

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Bradley Skinner

A gay Mackay man has been left unconscious after an attack in which he was allegedly beaten with a chain and called homophobic slurs. Bradley Skinner told the Daily Mercury he was attacked by the random passerby while eating dinner with his sister and a friend at a restaurant. “This guy walked past, and we …

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Redcliffe Couple Homophobic

A Redcliffe same-sex couple who found a vile anti-gay flyer outside their home and their car targeted by vandals have urged anyone with information to contact police. The lesbian couple shared a photo of the note on Facebook and said the same morning they discovered that one of their car’s tyres had been slashed. “Lesbianism …

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Daryll Rowe HIV

A British man has been sentenced to life in prison for intentionally transmitting HIV to men he met on hookup app Grindr. Daryll Rowe reportedly told his partners he was HIV-negative and insisted on having unprotected sex, and if they refused, he would poke a hole in the condom before using it. The 27-year-old hairdresser …

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Bruce McArthur serial killer

Toronto police have charged alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur with an eighth murder, as investigators comb through cold cases looking for more possible victims. Bruce McArthur was arrested on January 18 in connection with the disappearances of Selim Esen and Andrew Kinsman, two men who went missing from Toronto’s local gay district the Gay Village. …

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Matthew Leveson

A memorial for Matthew Leveson has been found vandalised on the eve of the late 20-year-old Sydney man’s funeral. The memorial was created on a tree in the National Park where the 20-year-old’s remains were found in May last year. Matthew’s father Mark Leveson posted a photo of the tree to social media on Thursday …

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A man who plotted to attack an LGBTI pride event with a machete has been found guilty of planning a terror offence. Ethan Stables planned to kill people attending the event at New Empire pub in a town in Cumbria in north-west England last June, The Guardian reported. The 20-year-old was arrested unarmed outside the …

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It’s taken three inquests and almost 30 years but a coroner today found that 27-year-old American mathematician Scott Johnson’s death in 1988 was the result of a gay hate attack. The finding vindicates his family’s enduring belief that he was targeted during Sydney’s notorious wave of homophobic crime in the 1980s. Johnson’s naked body was …

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