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Perth DJ Roscoe holyoake charged with kidnap attempt

A Perth DJ and former Pride WA committee member has been arrested in San Francisco and charged with kidnapping and child endangerment after allegedly attempting to snatch a toddler in the street. Roscoe Bradley Holyoake, known professionally as DJ Roski, allegedly tried to grab the two-year-old boy as the child walked with his mother on …

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Uber Driver

WA Police have urged potential victims of an alleged sex predator, accused of indecently assaulting vulnerable men he drove home from Perth nightspots, to come forward. Brendon Quintin Webb, 41, has been charged with two counts of indecent assault but police have alleged the alleged attacker has “quite a few” other victims. Police allege a …

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The Court Hotel

Management at Perth pub The Court Hotel have responded to a petition by members of the local LGBTIQ community who say the longstanding gay venue is no longer safe for its queer patrons. The Change.org petition, which has close to 2000 signatures, have called on the venue to crack down on homophobic behaviour or remove …

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forced transgender divorces

Transgender people in Western Australia will be able to stay married to their partners when they affirm their gender on their birth certificate under legislation passed by the state government on Tuesday. Under the previous law, trans people needed to be unmarried before their birth certificate can be updated, essentially requiring them to make a …

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Western Australian LGBTIQ publication OUTinPerth has announced it will stop printing its monthly magazine, as editors and owners Graeme Watson and Leigh Andrew Hill shift their focus to their online audience. Watson and Hill (pictured) announced the “difficult decision” in a post on OUTinPerth’s website this week. “While the print edition of OUTinPerth is still …

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The Western Australian Museum has defended its acquisition of a toilet door featuring one of the state’s historical glory holes, saying it is the museum’s responsibility to represent the entire community. The artifact is a wooden toilet door with a hole cut through it from a train station toilet block south-east of Perth, that was …

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Mike Nahan

The Liberal Party of Western Australia Has pledged to pull funding from the state’s Safe Schools LGBTIQ anti-bullying program and redirect it towards rural education if elected. WA Opposition Leader Mike Nahan (pictured) told his party’s state conference the program would be defunded so as to keep regional schools in the state open, ABC News …

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The Chinese owners of gay app Grindr, Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd,Trying to sell after US government deemed its ownership a "national security risk".

Four Perth teenagers who allegedly created fake profiles on hookup app Grindr to lure and rob men will face court next month. Four students have been charged over the alleged scheme to lure older men to parks and mug them. In one of the incidents, one of the victims was allegedly assaulted by the teens. …

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Two regional Western Australian cities are planning to hold their very first LGBTI festivals in the coming weeks. The small WA town of Margaret River, three hours south of Perth, will hold its inaugural “Margi Gras” celebration next weekend. The free festival event will be held at Margaret River Cultural Centre Lawns on February 10, …

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