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Detective Senior Sergeant Sasha Finney is both an LGBTI Liaison officer in the Queensland Police Service and a member of the LGBTIQ community. QN Magazine spoke to Finney (pictured, left) recently about her voluntary role as an LGBTI Liaison Officer which she undertakes in addition to her regular duties. What is the specific role of …

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queensland police service

QNews Magazine talks to three LGBTI Liaison Officers in the Queensland Police Service who provide support and assistance to our community in addition to their regular duties. Society requires police. We all want to go about our daily lives safe from crime. Police are entrusted by the community with protecting citizens from harm, preventing crime, …

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Queensland police have urged users of dating and hookup apps to be mindful of their personal safety after the alleged assault of a Grindr user in Brisbane. Late last month, the 35-year-old Brisbane man was allegedly assaulted and robbed after meeting up with someone he’d interacted with on gay hookup app Grindr. When the pair …

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The Queensland Police Service’s It Gets Better video project, released last year, has won a prestigious public service award. Last August, the QPS released the powerful video, which features around a dozen male and female officers from across the state sharing personal stories about their sexuality, their experiences of coming out, and their experiences being …

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Supporters of Wear it Purple Day gather in Queens Park

Australians are invited to wear their best purple attire this Friday as part of Wear It Purple Day, to show support for LGBTIQ young people. Wear it Purple was founded in 2010 in response to young people taking their own lives as a result of bullying and harassment from the lack of acceptance of their …

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Bradley Skinner

A gay Mackay man has been left unconscious after an attack in which he was allegedly beaten with a chain and called homophobic slurs. Bradley Skinner told the Daily Mercury he was attacked by the random passerby while eating dinner with his sister and a friend at a restaurant. “This guy walked past, and we …

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Young LGBTIQ Australians have shared how proud they are to be who they are in a video created for this year’s Wear It Purple Day. Founded in 2010 by two young people, Wear it Purple is a youth-led, not-for-profit organisation that aims to support sex, sexuality and gender diverse young people, particularly in schools. Australians …

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Below is a Queensland Government Press release from today! Motorists repeatedly caught texting or using their mobile phone while driving will face stiffer penalties under changes being rolled out by the Palaszczuk Government. The tougher penalties are among a range of recommendations arising from last month’s Safer Roads, Safer Queensland forum at Parliament House where …

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