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Conservative activist Bernard Gaynor wants Australian Classficiation Review board to ban book Gender Queer

Classification review rejects push to ban Gender Queer book

Australia’s Classification Review Board has rejected a push to censor gender and sexuality memoir Gender Queer on appeal after a right-wing activist demanded it be banned. Gender Queer: A Memoir (above) is a 2019 graphic novel by American non-binary author Maia Kobabe. Aimed at teenage readers, the memoir retells the author’s journey of sexual and …

Conservative activist Bernard Gaynor wants Australian Classficiation Review board to ban book Gender Queer

New twist in right-wing activist’s push to ban Gender Queer book

A review of the age restriction of memoir Gender Queer sparked by Queensland conservative activist Bernard Gaynor has been delayed indefinitely after a large number of public submissions. Gender Queer: A Memoir is a 2019 graphic novel by US non-binary author Maia Kobabe. Aimed at teenage readers, the memoir retells the author’s journey of sexual …

Queensland firefighter Izzy Nash and her partner Bec

Fallen Queensland firefighter Izzy Nash farewelled by partner Bec

The partner of fallen Queensland firefighter Izzy Nash has remembered her as an “extraordinary” human being in a powerful eulogy. Izabella “Izzy” Nash died after battling a factory fire at Slacks Creek in Logan earlier this month. The brave firey was surrounded by family when she died that night in hospital of critical injuries. At …

Gender Queer book by Maia Kobabe

Activist appeals after Aussie censor refuses to ban ‘Gender Queer’

Queensland conservative activist Bernard Gaynor has appealed the Australian Classification Board’s decision not to ban gender and sexuality memoir Gender Queer, sparking a new independent review. Gender Queer: A Memoir is a 2019 graphic novel by non-binary author Maia Kobabe. Aimed at teenage readers, the memoir retells the author’s journey of sexual and gender identity. …

Gender Queer book by Maia Kobabe

Australian censor rejects push to ban Gender Queer book

The Australian Classification Board has rejected a call to ban or restrict a gender and sexuality memoir after a conservative activist complained to Queensland Police. Gender Queer: A Memoir is a 2019 graphic novel by non-binary author Maia Kobabe on the author’s exploration of gender identity and sexuality, aimed at teenage readers. The book has …

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Man assaulted and robbed during Grindr meet-up south of Brisbane

A man has been assaulted and had his car stolen by a man he met on Grindr in Logan last weekend. Police are investigating the violent attack that they said occurred at around 4am last Sunday. Police alleged the 48-year-old victim drove to the eastern Logan suburb of Mount Warren Park to meet up with …

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Brisbane vigil for victims of Christchurch terror attack

All Brisbane residents have been invited to come together this Friday for a memorial service to honour the victims of last week’s terror attack in Christchurch. Brisbane Deputy Mayor Adrian Schrinner announced a vigil for the victims of the shooting would be held at King George Square, outside Brisbane City Hall, from 5pm this Friday …