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The Bondi Memorial, a public artwork in Marks Park in Tamarama in eastern Sydney, is dedicated to victims and survivors of gay and transgender hate and violence. Since 2015, LGBTIQ+ organisation ACON has worked with Waverley Council and the community on the permanent memorial in the park. It honours the gay men and transgender women …

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New South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet has made an LGBTIQ rights pledge after gay MP Alex Greenwich quizzed the leader on his support for tackling discrimination. Perrottet took the top job earlier this month after Gladys Berejiklian’s resignation. The self-described “proud conversative” faced backlash for his views on social issues. Alex Greenwich asked the important …

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras organisers have announced that next year’s Parade will again be held as a ticketed event within the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) for a second year. Mardi Gras moved the 2021 parade from Sydney’s Oxford Street to inside the SCG. And on Thursday, organisers said the same thing will happen …

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New South Wales LGBTIQ advocates have reacted to new state Premier Dominic Perrottet, a staunch conservative Catholic, taking the top job. Perrottet become the 46th Premier of New South Wales on Tuesday after a landslide win of the party room ballot for NSW Liberal leadership. The vote came after the shock resignation of former leader …

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A Sydney council will make Coogee Beach’s giant rainbow walkway permanent but some councillors want community consultation because the installation “is a political statement”. The 47 metre curved walkway was installed at the steps of Coogee’s lower promenade ahead of Mardi Gras season in February this year. Since then, the walkway has become a Instagram-ready …

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A man who shot his male lover with a bolt gun during a casual hookup turned terrifying attack in regional New South Wales has been jailed for nine years. Wrists bound, blindfolded and wearing only a dog collar, the 68-year-old victim was shot in the neck with the cattle gun by attacker Stephen Orr (pictured). …

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New South Wales Christian Democratic Party leader Fred Nile has dumped Lyle Shelton as his successor over “irreconcilable differences”. Back in April, Fred Nile announced he planned to retire from the NSW state parliament in November, after four decades. Nile was elected to the NSW state in 1981 after founding the party. At the time, …

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Labor and Greens MPs have accused One Nation’s Mark Latham of censoring opposition in a “sham” parliamentary report into his own anti-transgender legislation. Latham, who is One Nation’s NSW leader, chaired the NSW parliamentary inquiry into his Education Legislation Amendment (Parental Rights) Bill 2020. He wants the NSW Government to pass the Bill to ban …

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Police have arrested and charged a man with murder for the fatal 1987 bashing of Sydney man Raymond Keam in a cold case breakthrough. A member of the public found Raymond Keam’s body in grass at Alison Park in Randwick on January 13, 1987. A post mortem examination and 1988 coronial inquest found the father-of-four …

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The grieving family of Sydney man Francis Mossman have remembered him as the “warmest, most generous and loving” man after his tragic death at 33. The 33-year-old gay man, known  as Frankie, tragically died by suicide in Erskineville last weekend. The New Zealand-born actor moved to Australia in 2012, and had a starring role in …

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