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Homophobic vandal defaces rainbow flag during South Australia’s Pride Month

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far right extremist neil erikson metropolitan community church

A Victorian judge has jailed far-right extremist Neil Erikson after he filmed himself entering an LGBTIQ+ friendly church and hurling homophobic abuse at parishioners. A Melbourne Magistrates Court judge sentenced the 36-year-old on Friday after finding him guilty of disturbing a religious service, AAP reported. In May 2019, he entered the LGBTIQ-inclusive Metropolitan Community Church …

new zealand government prime minister Jacinda ardern gay conversion therapy

The New Zealand government has introduced legislation to ban conversion therapy, declaring the debunked and dangerous practices have “no place in modern New Zealand”. The proposed laws would ban attempts to change a person’s gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation. Anyone who subjects a minor or vulnerable person to the debunked practice would face …

industry baby uncensored

Lil Nas X just excited fans worldwide with a link to the video of ‘Industry Baby  Uncensored’. The release of the original video a week ago caused both sensation and pearl clutching with footage of Lil Nas X and a team of male dancers strutting their stuff naked — but pixelated — in a prison …

ghana president nana akufo-addo

Politicians in the African nation of Ghana have unveiled draft bill that activists say is one of the world’s most homophobic pieces of legislation. A group of MPs introduced the Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill to parliament late last month. Gay sex is already punishable by up to three …

atlanta georgia three arrested homophobic abuse 12-year-old boy gay

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” …

oweng chuol supermodel australian south sudanese model marriage

South Sudanese-Australian supermodel Aweng Chuol has revealed the devastating toll of vicious homophobic abuse she received after marrying her wife. Aweng was born in a refugee camp in Kenya after her family fled a civil war. She moved to Australia at age seven. When Aweng was a teenager, a model scout discovered her while she …

georgia pride parade far right mob rainbow flag

LGBTIQ activists in the country of Georgia have had to cancel a planned pride march event after a violent far-right mob ransacked their offices. The violent thugs also attacked journalists, activists and police ahead of the planned march through the conservative country’s capital city Tbilisi. Tbilisi Pride said they had cancelled their “March for Dignity” …

victorian man fined rainbow house

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 …

eharmony ad ad standards lesbian couple homophobic complaints

A TV ad campaign for dating site eHarmony featuring a lesbian couple making dinner has sadly made Australia’s list of the most complained-about ads of the last 12 months. This week, watchdog Ad Standards unveiled the list of the ten ad campaigns that attracted the most complaints from the public up to June 30. The …

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