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Police are hunting a group of more than a dozen men who “cowardly” assaulted a transgender woman on Sydney’s northern beaches. The woman, aged in her late twenties, ended up unconscious after the mob of around 15 young men attacked her in the carpark near the Dee Why Surf Life Saving Club on March 20. …

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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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A 20-year-old Colombian man arrested on a Caribbean island is facing extradition to Australia for the alleged murder of Sydney woman Kimberley McRae. McRae, who was transgender, was found dead in her Coogee unit in January. A real estate agent discovered her body several days after the 69-year-old was last seen. Last week, local police …

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ABC weather presenter Nate Byrne has hit out at “sick” homophobic abuse he received after marching in Mardi Gras. The ABC News Breakfast weatherman and meteorologist was part of the ABC’s first Mardi Gras float in the parade on Saturday night. But taking to social media on Sunday, the presenter shared a screenshot of a …

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has been slammed by thousands of angry punters locked out of the official afterparty on Saturday night. Mardi Gras organisers issued an apology after thousands queued for hours and many missed the headliners when the venue reached full capacity. Major overseas acts Sam Smith, Dua Lipa and Kesha headlined …

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has responded to privacy concerns after nondescript cameras counted revellers entering Fair Day last weekend. Photos of the camera appeared on social media after the festival’s Fair Day event in Sydney’s Victoria Park last weekend. The boxes housing the cameras, belonging to company Tomorro, offered no other details beyond …

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Police have charged three teenagers with murder and kidnapping after the death of Canberra man Peter Keeley on the south coast of New South Wales. On February 2, a dog walker found the man’s body in bushland in the small coastal town of Broulee. NSW Police have since identified him as Canberra father and auctioneer …

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NSW Police have charged former Sydney pastor and “conversion therapy” leader Ron Brookman with the alleged indecent assault of a 13-year-old in the 1980s. The 70-year-old is accused of the indecent assault of a person under 16 years of age while in his care. He allegedly “kissed and rubbed his groin against” the boy while …

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Sir Elton John has pledged to donate $1 million to the Australian bushfire relief efforts. The British music icon announced the donation at his concert at Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Tuesday. Elton John praised the efforts of Australia’s firefighters, battling catastrophic blazes across the country. “You should all be in awe of the work …

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The NSW Anti-Discrimination Board (ADB) has accepted a vilification complaint from LGBTIQ rights activist Garry Burns against Israel Folau. Burns wrote to the board earlier this month to complain about the former rugby star’s April Instagram post warning hell awaits homosexuals. Burns also took aim at Folau’s comments in a video sermon linking the bushfires …

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