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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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Yes, Emojis Can Be A Form Of Sexual Harassment

Whether it’s an eggplant, peach or even a love heart, emojis are supposed to be a fun way to communicate and even flirt. But workers are warned against sending suggestive emojis to colleagues. It could cost their job and leave them defending a sexual harassment claim. Emojis include suggestive objects like eggplants and peaches, which …

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LGBTIQ surveyed: workplace sexual harassment

A survey invites LGBTIQ Australians to share their views and experiences of workplace sexual harassment to inform a national inquiry into the issue. Survey responses will also form the LGBTIQ Legal Service’s submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission’s National Inquiry into Sexual Harassment in the Workplace. A  report released by the Human Rights Commission …

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Gay San Francisco Cop Accuses Colleagues Of Homophobic Bullying

A San Francisco police officer has alleged he was repeatedly harassed by his superiors because he is gay, and says the bullying got worse after he reported it. Brendan Mannix has accused colleagues of frequently making comments about his sexual orientation, including calling him a “queen,” “too dramatic,” and insulting his masculinity, according to Mannix’s …