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Shrine of Remembrance cancels rainbow illumination

Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance today cancelled plans to illuminate the site in rainbow colours because of abuse and threats to staff. The Shrine of Remembrance planned the illumination to coincide with the opening of a new exhibition, Defending with Pride: Stories of LGBTQ+ Service. The exhibition charts lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer participation in …

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Designed in Battle: supporting queer Ukrainian soldiers

100% of profits from porn studio Treasure Island Media’s new clothing range support queer Ukrainian soldiers fighting on the front lines. Designed in Battle apparel features the secret/not-so-secret-now symbol of the Achilles Brotherhood. Treasure Island Media donate the profits to a Ukrainian gay military group for the purchase of medical supplies. In 2018, openly gay …

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US Court Blocks Discharge of HIV-Positive Air Force Personnel

A US judge has this week issued a preliminary injunction to stop HIV-positive members of the US Air Force from getting discharged for their HIV status. The ruling comes after two HIV-positive Air Force personnel challenged, anonymously for their protection, the Trump administration’s discriminatory “Deploy or Get Out Policy” that took effect in October last …