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south australian attorney general vicki chapman

The South Australian government has pledged to abolish the state’s so-called “gay panic” legal defence before the end of the year. The partial legal defence of provocation allows a heterosexual man accused of murder to attempt to reduce a charge if they claim they lost control and the violence was “provoked” by a non-violent homosexual …

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south australia gay hate crime victims David Saint and Robert Woodland

Police say advances in DNA technology may provide answers to two unsolved murder cases in South Australia that are believed to have been the result of gay bashings. On April 16, 1991, David Saint, who was commonly known as John, was bashed to death in Adelaide’s south parklands. In 2004 the body of 36-year-old Robert …

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Pussy Riot at Amnesty International Australia

Russian feminist punk rock group Pussy Riot have joined a demonstration outside South Australia’s parliament to call for the protection of Chechnya’s LGBTIQ community targeted in the region’s violent “gay purge”. Pussy Riot member Masha Alyokhina told a group of about a hundred gathered at the rally on Wednesday, organised by Amnesty International Australia, that …

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Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot will be joining Amnesty International Australia at a rally in Adelaide tomorrow to call for justice for Chechnya’s LGBTIQ community. In January, Russian activists warned of a “new wave” of arrests and violence against gay Chechens, after the country’s brutal “gay purge” first triggered global outcry in 2017. Pussy …

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Cory Bernardi

Let’s fact check Cory Bernardi’s claim of vindication for his 2012 prediction that, “redefining marriage has seen a push for further redefinitions including lowering the age at which people can marry, multiple-partner marriages and even advocacy for the legalisation of bestiality.” It’s that unpredictable summer storm time of year. No sooner has a Katter blown …

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real housewives of melbourne star gamble breaux

Adelaide’s annual Feast Festival will return next month with a flurry of pink feathers as it brings together two weeks of queer arts and culture in South Australia. The majestic and elegant pink flamingo is this year’s theme for the festival that supports LGBTIQ+ artists and producers across a wide range of genres. Each year, …

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Vickie Chapman gay panic defence

South Australia will remove its so-called “gay panic” murder defence, becoming the last Australian jurisdiction to do so. The partial legal defence allows a heterosexual man accused of murder to attempt to reduce a charge down to manslaughter if they plead guilty but claim they lost control and the violence was “provoked” by a non-violent …

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The South Australian government should scrap the state’s so-called “gay panic” legal defence, according to a report from the state’s Law Reform Institute. The partial legal defence allows those accused of murder to attempt to reduce a charge down to manslaughter if they claim they “lost control” and the violence was “provoked” by an unwanted …

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The South Australian government should scrap the state’s so-called “gay panic” legal defence, according to a report from the state’s Law Reform Institute. The partial legal defence allows those accused of murder to attempt to reduce a charge down to manslaughter if they claim they “lost control” and the violence was “provoked” by an unwanted …

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Adelaide’s Mars Bar has announced that they will be closing later this month after more than 40 years. In a letter posted to the venue’s Facebook page over the weekend, manager Andrew ‘Madge’ Hobbs said that Saturday May 13 would be the venue’s last party. “Thanks, everyone for your support over the years without you …

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