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For the queer community in Adelaide’s western suburbs, Hades Hula House at Semaphore is an institution. And with an upcoming move to Hindley Street,  patrons should expect even more of the Hades they love.  Owner Abby Roennfeldt said inclusivity was a core value for Hades Hula House, and this ethos would continue into the city …

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The 2022 South Australia History Festival is encouraging the city of churches to reflect on and celebrate the state’s rainbow history. With 500 events on the calendar for the month of May, South Australia History Festival has something for everyone. This includes a raft of events for the LGBTQIA+ community and its allies. Will Sergeant …

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A South Australian man who stole $120,000 from insurance company Medibank in Melbourne to fund a “high-end” lifestyle of clubbing and drugs has turned his life around. A Melbourne judge sentenced Dwayne Antojado (pictured) to time served after he pleaded guilty to obtaining property by deception, the Herald Sun reported. The 26-year-old has spent 606 …

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Adelaide all-boys school Prince Alfred College are fully supporting a Year 12 student transitioning to female, in a first for the prestigious private school. Prince Alfred College, associated with the Uniting Church, was established in 1869. Except for during World War II, the school has only accepted male students. Principal Bradley Fenner wrote to parents …

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Almost fifty years ago, a quiet and unassuming University of Adelaide law lecturer tragically died after attackers threw him into the River Torrens in a gay hate crime that shocked Australia. Dr George Ian Ogilvie Duncan, then aged 41, had only been back in Australia for a short time. The academic had flown over from …

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Celebrated Australian film and theatre director Neil Armfield has opened up about a life-threatening gay hate bashing he suffered in Sydney in the 1980s. On a Saturday night in May 1986, a group of thugs bashed Armfield at a Sydney gay beat, breaking his nose. The theatre, film and opera director spoke to The Australian …

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An Adelaide man jailed for knocking another man out, robbing him and leaving him unconscious in an alleyway told police the victim made a gay advance on him, a court heard. Adam Thomas Warren pleaded guilty to a charge of aggravated robbery over the incident in the Adelaide CBD on Boxing Day last December. Adelaide …

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An Adelaide man accused of fatally stabbing another man has since complained to a relative the victim acted “gay” towards him, a court has heard. In February 2020, Matthew Scott Bristow (pictured) staggered a short distance after being stabbed before he collapsed and died in a suburban street. A pedestrian found the man’s body on …

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A South Australian LGBTIQ group has issued a brutally candid response to a vandal who defaced Adelaide’s Rainbow Walk installation. The long rainbow-painted footpath is located in Adelaide’s Light Square. Created in 2016, it forms a timeline of significant dates for the state’s LGBTIQ community. However late last week, Adelaide Councillor Keiran Snape shared a …

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South Australian Liberal Senator Alex Antic has vowed to oppose efforts to allow “X” gender markers for non-binary Australians on passports, despite Australia introducing them ten years ago. Senator Antic (pictured) made the comments on Cory Bernardi’s Sky News program Bernardi last week. The pair were criticising the US government’s plans to provide an “X” …

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