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indonesia rainbow flag

The Indonesian government has summoned Britain’s ambassador after his embassy caused outrage in the country by flying a rainbow flag in Jakarta. With the exception of the one province of Aceh, homosexuality is not illegal in Indonesia. However, the country’s LGBTIQ+ community faces widespread discrimination and stigma, and dangerous “conversion” therapy is common. Human rights …

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West Wimmera Shire Council in regional Victoria has reversed a ban on council flying rainbow flags in its biggest towns after backlash against offensive comments from the mayor. In April, the regional council in the state’s west, voted down a proposal to fly the rainbow flag for IDAHOBIT. The International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism …

least LGBTQ-friendly country Poland ILGA-Europe

The annual ILGA-Europe review of the legal and social situation of LGBTQ people in European countries again ranks Poland as the EU’s least LGBTQ-friendly country. ILGA-Europe’s annual review measures equality by rating non-discrimination, family, hate crime and speech, legal gender recognition, intersex bodily integrity, civil society space, and asylum. Polish news site Gazeta Wyborcza said …

Megan Barnard ok to be gay

Fox Sports presenter Megan Barnard says, “It’s OK to be gay,” in an interview with News Corp about her outing by former colleague Tom Morris. Morris outed Megan Barnard in a social media message. “Unfortunately, she’s a lesbian. Lads, Megan Barnard, she’s f_cking hot as. My view, the hottest girl at Fox by a long …

scomophobe

The SMH yesterday reported that the Katherine Deves campaign is run out of the Prime Minister’s office. Of course, the office of the scomophobe denied it. However, former John Howard media advisor and respected political reporter, Nike Savva, stood by her report. Niki Savva also described the recent ‘carefully stage-managed retraction’ by Deves on Sky …

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A Victoria Police officer’s history of online comments allegedly disparaging the LGBTIQ community has been revealed as he faces internal disciplinary action for a second time. The Age has published veteran police officer Sergeant Bruno Staffieri’s comments, as the force’s internal watchdog investigates the officer, who’s served in the force for 35 years. Last month, …

scotty look over there queer boogeyman

Scotty done did it again. The man who would be king yesterday again pointed to the queer boogeyman in his continued effort to contrive an election-winning shitfight. The unpopular Prime Minister also desperately needs to keep up the distractions. The Morrison government would end up better cooked than his infamous curry if some of the …

drip drip campaign Madison Cawthorn

What far-right, Trump-loving, anti-queer, American congressman Madison Cawthorn calls the ‘drip drip campaign’ against him continues. Scroll down for the vids Following lingerie pics and a crotch groping video, a new leak/drip shows him naked, dry-humping another man’s face while making farm animal noises. But it’s okay. Because it’s his cousin. Who is Madison Cawthorn? …

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A group of brave young activists mounted the first-ever queer protest in Nigeria on Sunday against a proposed ‘Cross Dressers bill’. Despite the joyful demeanour of the protestors, they risk very real danger in a country that criminalises gay sex acts and where LGBTIQ+ people regularly face extreme violence including murder. As one local activist …

I'm not Gay Vitaly Milonov

Reality TV show I’m Not Gay, hosted by Vitaly Milonov, the politician behind Russia’s ‘anti-gay propaganda’ laws, intends to denigrate gays. But the show actually tends to reinforce stereotypes about homophobes. You know. Like that they’re all secretly gagging for dick. Scroll down for the homoerotic opening credits. I’m Not Gay features eight male contestants, …

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