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Two men allegedly pretended to be a gay couple before luring a woman to a public toilet in Perth, where they allegedly raped her, a court has heard. Alberto Nicoletti, 29, and Vincenzo Mineo, 36, appeared in Perth Magistrates Court on August 12, WA Today reported. The victim, aged in her 20s, told police that …

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Perth Theatre Trust (PTT) announced today it would allow the Australian Christian Lobby to hire state-owned facilities despite an earlier refusal to hire either the Albany Entertainment Centre or the Perth Concert Hall to the organisation. ACL attempted to book the venues for The Truth of It LIVE show featuring managing director Martyn Iles. However, PTT …

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under star Scarlet Adams has denied a newly surfaced photo shows her making light of her racism scandal. The Perth drag queen’s past use of racist Blackface and other offensive costumes was addressed on Drag Race Down Under at the weekend. Ahead of the episode, First Nations drag queen Felicia Foxx …

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A 15-year-old transgender boy who died by suicide has been mourned at two separate funerals after his parents argued over his gender identity in court and split his ashes. The 15-year-old boy from Perth, who can’t be identified, died in hospital on March 4, days after attempting to take his life, the West Australian reported. …

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under star Scarlet Adams has issued an apology after photos of her wearing blackface resurfaced. On Friday, Indigenous drag performer Felicia Foxx posted the photos of Scarlet to Instagram, criticising the Perth drag queen’s previous racist costumes. “I apologise in advance as some of this content can be distressing. I deeply …

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Last weekend we finally found out the amazing Australian and Kiwi drag queens competing on the first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under. Art Simone, Karen from Finance, Maxi Shield, Coco Jumbo, Jojo Zaho, Etcetera Etcetera, and Scarlet Adams all confirmed this month they’re appearing on the show. Joining the seven Aussies are also …

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Perth’s newly elected Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas has apologised after LGBTIQ advocates slammed “misinformed and demeaning” comments he made about the transgender community. Zempilas declared on his 6PR radio show on Wednesday genitals determined a person’s gender identity and it was “wrong” for someone to identify differently. “If you’ve got a penis mate, you’re a …

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Police have charged a Perth man with a child abuse offence after two vigilantes posed as a 14-year-old on Grindr and lured him to a park. WA Police said a man in his 20s created the fake Grindr profile, pretending to be a 14-year-old boy. The 61-year-old man from the south-east Perth suburb of Camillo …

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Rideshare company Ola has suspended one of its Perth drivers, after a viral video shows him kicking a gay couple out of his car. Anthony Price (pictured left), who performs in WA as drag queen Scarlet Adams, posted footage of the incident to his Facebook page. He claimed the driver kicked he partner Jordan Hitch …

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An Australian bookstore has said it will remove JK Rowling’s books from shelves as a show of support for the transgender community. The Harry Potter author has faced backlash for much of the year over her transphobic Twitter commentary on gender and trans people’s access to identification and healthcare. This week, Rowling faced more criticism …

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