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New South Wales’ Chief Health Officer has urged gay and bi men to be alert to symptoms of monkeypox after the rare virus emerged in two Australian states. The virus is normally limited to Central or West Africa. It’s a usually mild viral infection which most people recover from in a few weeks, and doesn’t …

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Sydney will get its first LGBTIQ+ pride museum, tracing the “queer storyline from First Nations people to today,” in time for WorldPride next year. The proposed museum is called Qtopia, and is backed by funding from City of Sydney, Lord Mayor Clover Moore announced on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) this …

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Australian musician G Flip and their reality TV star girlfriend, Chrishell Stause, are doing all the couple things in Sydney right now. The Melbourne-born performer, who is non-binary and whose real name is Georgia Flipo, is dating Chrishell, who stars in Netflix’s US real estate reality show Selling Sunset. The power couple went public with …

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Australian Defence Force veteran and aspiring politician Heston Russell has denied a charge he allegedly punched a man at a Sydney pool party. The 36-year-old retired major is the founder of the Australian Values Party. He’s vying for a Queensland Senate seat in this weekend’s federal election. The alleged incident dates back to early January …

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A special Brisbane fundraiser has raised more than $6000 to help Lismore LGBTIQ+ group Tropical Fruits recover from devastating floods. Earlier this year, Lismore was devastated by the record-breaking flood disaster in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales. Tropical Fruits and its members were badly impacted. The long-running group lost everything inside their Lismore …

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Spectacular Sydney opens its rainbow heart to the world as it hosts the first WorldPride in the Southern Hemisphere! From 17 February to 5 March 2023, Sydney WorldPride will celebrate the brightest and boldest from the LGBTQIA+ community and will dazzle you with a glittering global Pride festival, celebrating the beautiful diversity of Australia and …

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A NSW Supreme Court judge has sentenced Scott White to 12 years jail for murdering gay man Scott Johnson in 1988. On Tuesday, Justice Helen Wilson sentenced Scott Phillip White to a maximum of 12 years and seven months for killing the American mathematician at a gay beat at Sydney’s North Head. White received a …

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Scott White, the Sydney man convicted of killing gay man Scott Johnson in 1988, has faced Johnson’s grieving family as his ex-wife alleged White “often bragged” about bashing gay men. The 51-year-old is being sentenced before the Supreme Court for the 1988 murder of American mathematician Scott Johnson at Sydney’s North Head. After a bungled …

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New South Wales has recorded its lowest number of new HIV infections on record, according to the latest data. NSW Health figures shows the state recorded a total of 178 new HIV cases last year. That number is a 36 per cent drop compared to the five-year average. And experts say NSW could be one …

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A lawyer working with victims of historical gay hate crimes has warned New South Wales’ judicial inquiry into the violence is “too narrow”, including for survivors who want answers. Last Saturday, NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet launched the special commission of inquiry, headed by Supreme Court judge John Sackar. It will look into dozens of unsolved …

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