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scott johnson sydney nsw historical gay hate death australia

New South Wales homicide detectives investigating the 1988 suspected gay-hate killing of Scott Johnson have reportedly narrowed in on “a particular individual”. Scott Johnson’s body was found at the base of a cliff in Sydney on December 10, 1988. The Sydney-based American national was just 27 when he died. A coronial inquest initially concluded Johnson …

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The Cook Islands will hold its first Pride Day this month, as the country’s LGBTIQ community fights to have homosexuality decriminalised. In 2017, the Cook Islands Parliament removed “indecent acts between men” and “sodomy” from a draft Crimes Bill. However, in November the government backflipped and reinstated the clause to the draft Bill after pressure …

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An Orthodox rabbi has claimed the spread of the coronavirus in his home country of Israel and globally is divine retribution for “evil” gay pride parades. The Times of Israel reported Rabbi Meir Mazuz, head of the Kiseh Rahamim yeshiva in the city of Bnei Brak, made the remarks at a service on Saturday. During …

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The brother of gay man Scott Johnson, who died in Sydney 32 years ago, have matched a police reward for information in his alleged murder, with the total doubling to $2 million. Scott Johnson’s body was found at the base of a cliff at Blue Fish Point, near Manly’s North Head on December 10 1988. …

Anti-gay former U.S. congressman aaron schock

Notoriously anti-gay former U.S. congressman Aaron Schock finally told the world what it long ago knew this week. During his six years in office, Schock earned renowned for his anti-gay voting record. Earning a 0% rating on the Human Rights Campaign’s Congressional Scorecard, he opposed same-sex marriage and lifting the ban on gays serving in …

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A pregnant lesbian mum was left in tears after a stranger verbally abused her at a Brisbane supermarket. Ebony was shopping at the time with girlfriend Lisa at Coles in the Brisbane suburb of Mitchelton, the Springfield News reported. Lisa explained, “My partner encountered quite possibly the most cold-hearted example of judgment I have had …

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A lesbian woman in Indonesia has taken to social media to demand a Bill attacking her country’s LGBTIQ community be dropped. The new Bill, backed by some Indonesian MPs, would effectively outlaw homosexuality as “deviant” behaviour, equating it with incest and S&M sex. The law would require anyone “suffering” from such “sexual deviations” to report …

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Activists in Poland have showed a third of their country is a self-declared “LGBT-free” zone as local governments pass resolutions against “LGBT ideology”. In 12 months, more than 80 Polish municipal or local governments have proclaimed themselves to be “free from LGBTI ideology” through the pledges. Lawmakers in the areas passed the resolutions vowing to …

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The Australian Federal Police have published a video of LGBTIQ staff reading homophobic abuse received ahead of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. “Every year, the AFP marches in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras,” the AFP wrote on Facebook this week. “We march in support of our colleagues, family and friends [and] in …

Locals in the Croatian town of Imotski cheered as they burnt an effigy of a gay couple and their baby to a crisp. See the footage below. People of the town decorated the effigy and paraded it through the streets before setting it down to burn. The two men depicted were kissing and wrapped in …

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