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Secret not! ‘High Profile Man’ named as Bruce Lehrmann

Australia’s worst-kept secret was exposed yesterday when the Queensland Supreme Court refused further non-publication orders regarding two rape charges against Bruce Lehrmann, previously identified only as a ‘high profile man’. The ‘high profile man’ moniker stemmed from publicity surrounding the Brittany Higgins case. The alleged rape of Brittany Higgins In February 2021, Liberal staffer Brittany …

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Qld arts figures charged with 75 sexual assault offences

Queensland Police yesterday charged two men with a combined 75 sexual assault offences against eight boys and men over two decades. Detectives from Hendra CIB and Child Abuse and Sexual Crime Group charged a 41-year-old man with 69 offences and a 35-year-old man with six offences. Queensland Police will allege a 41-year-old man took advantage …

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Founder of anti-LGBTQ college abused 100s of male students

Jesus Christ! How many more times will we hear of anti-LGBTQ bigots who proselytise against consenting LGBTQ relationships while simultaneously committing sexual abuse? The daughters of Don Ogden, a founder of Indiana’s anti-LGBTQ Christian Grace College, revealed this week that their father sexually abused up to 200 male students. Don Ogden founded Christian Grace College’s …

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Former minister to trial for alleged sexual assaults on men

A former Liberal minister will stand trial over historical sexual and indecent assault allegations. Gareth Ward, former NSW Minister for Families, Communities and Disability Services pleaded not guilty to the charges in the Nowra Local Court on Friday. In May 2021, Gareth Ward identified himself as the subject of an inquiry by the NSW Police …

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Tory sleaze: Gay victim of Pincher assault ‘shellshocked’

Amidst the crazy saga of the British PM’s slow-motion departure from 10 Downing Street, a young gay man at the centre of the incident that finally brought down Boris Johnson says he’s furious and shellshocked. Former deputy chief whip Chris Pincher allegedly groped two men at London’s Carlton Club last week. Pincher scandal proves one …

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Ipswich massage therapist accused of sexual assault

An Ipswich court heard allegations yesterday of sexual assault against a massage therapist. Crown prosecutor Adrian Braithwaite alleged the therapist assaulted a 19-year-old man three times and a 41-year-old man twice. The Courier-Mail reports the 42-year-old massage therapist pleaded not guilty to sexual assault in the Ipswich District Court. The prosecutor told the court there …

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Physiotherapist ban: groped patient; asked about happy ending

A Brisbane physiotherapist groped a 21-year-old patient, asked if he’d consider a happy ending, and attempted to fellate him.  The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) banned the physiotherapist from registering as a health practitioner for a period of three years. An Thien Vu treated the patient on four occasions at a Greenslopes practice. Registered …

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Alleged Parliament House rapist scrubs internet presence

The alleged Parliament House rapist purportedly scrubbed his internet presence and disappeared from public view this week. His actions follow allegations of inappropriate behaviour, sexual assault and rape from four women. Various independent news media and social media accounts named the supposed perpetrator over the last week. They describe him as a former Liberal Party …

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Actor Andrew Rannells sexually abused by priest as a teen

Out Broadway actor Andrew Rannells has revealed in his memoir that he was sexual assaulted as a teen by a Catholic priest during confession. In an excerpt from the Girls and Book of Mormon star’s memoir Too Much Is Not Enough, published by Vulture, he details his experiences as an altar boy at his Jesuit …

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Sydney Man Charged With Sexual Assault Of 13-Year-Old He Met On Grindr

A 34-year-old man has been charged with the sexual assault of a 13-year-old boy at his family home on Sydney’s northern beaches. Colombian national Oscar Rodriguez allegedly exchanged messages with the 13-year-old on gay hookup app Grindr and later WhatsApp last Tuesday and Wednesday, the Daily Mail reported. Prosecutors allege Rodriguez “actively persuaded” the boy …

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