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Revenge Porn

Queenslanders convicted of sharing “revenge porn” could face jail time after the state government passed laws criminalising the non-consensual sharing of intimate photos. Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath said the legislation passed on Wednesday outlawed the “harmful behaviour colloquially known as revenge porn.” But the legislation doesn’t use the term because “we know this conduct is so …

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A new study has uncovered disturbing numbers of Australian LGBTI people have been victims of “revenge porn,” the non-consensual sharing of explicit photos or videos online. In the Australian-first study by Melbourne’s RMIT and Monash universities, about one-fifth of the 4274 people surveyed had an explicit photo taken of them without their consent. The survey …

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