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Gosford Anglican Church Israel Folau's tirade

Gosford Anglican priest Father Rod Bower took aim at the most recent Israel Folau tirade in a sign posted outside his church. The popular priest targeted Folau after the now former footballer again attacked gay and transgender people. Father Rod’s signs are well-known throughout Australia for his uncompromising messages on social issues and politics. His …

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homophobic attack

One of the women bashed in a homophobic attack on a London bus last week, called on the community to oppose all anti-LGBTIQ crimes. The victim, known only as Chris, made the call in an opinion piece in The Guardian. Also, she challenged readers to care about all homophobia and transphobia. In response to Chris …

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adrian cheok fraser anning penny wong

Adrian Cheok, a South Australian professor who ran as a candidate for Fraser Anning’s Conservative Party in the Federal election, received a Queen’s Birthday honour in the 2019 awards. Cheok advocates for a return to ‘traditional values’ and also for sex with inanimate objects – robots. He attacks fellow South Australian Penny Wong as ‘Australia’s …

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erin phillips washington dc pride parade gun scare capital pride

Australian AFLW and WNBA star Erin Phillips said she fled in “complete fear” after being caught up in a panic at a pride parade in Washington DC. A man threatened another person with a BB gun during the annual Capital Pride parade on Saturday US time. The incident caused a panic that sent hundreds of …

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straight pride parade milo yiannopoulos gay

Organisers of a proposed ‘Straight Pride Parade’ in Boston, Massachusetts, this weekend replaced their reluctant mascot, Brad Pitt, with Milo Yiannopoulos. As a result of Pitt complaining about the unauthorised use of his name and likeness, organisers posted an announcement to their website. “Due to a scheduling conflict, our former mascot is no longer available. …

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Conservative activist Marijke Rancie – known on Facebook as the “Political Posting Mumma” – issued an apology to an LGBTIQ advocate who sued her for defamation. Rancie posts material to her Facebook page railing against same-sex marriage, transgender rights and LGBTIQ-inclusive education. In December 2017, Rancie targeted queer youth organisation Minus18 and their event producer …

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southern bay brewery beer geelong victoria homophobic social media

A brewery in Victoria has apologised for posting a meme slammed by Facebook users as homophobic and offensive. Southern Bay Brewery, in Geelong, Victoria, posted the “beer meme” on Monday night. The post read: “Non-alcoholic beer – you mean gay lemonade?” But within an hour the brewery pulled the post after a backlash on its …

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elton john biopic rocketman movie taron egerton richard madden russia censorship

Elton John has hit out at Russia’s censorship of the new biopic Rocketman’s queer content. The “epic musical fantasy” film explores Elton John’s early years, including Elton’s relationship with first manager John Reid. But Russian journalists said the local distributor had removed around five minutes of the film. As well as scenes of drug use …

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Mike Hill executing gays

In a recording obtained by the Pensacola News Journal Florida State Representative Mike Hill laughed at the idea of executing gays. Hill met with a group called Women for Responsible Legislation. The audience obviously comprised some men. On the tape a man addresses Hill. “In 1 Corinthians, it says that a man who has an …

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Duterte, Philippines,

In his latest bizarre comments right-wing president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, claimed he “cured” himself of his previous gayness. Filipino news site Rappler reports Duterte made the bizarre comments on a trip to Japan. The president mocked political opponent Senator Antonio Trillanes IV during a speech, saying his movement betrayed his homosexuality. He claimed …

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