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Insta-famous porn star Fabricio Da Silva Claudino appeared in a Sydney court yesterday charged with 13 revenge porn offences. The prosecution alleges the Brazilian previously took photographs and a video of a partner without consent and uploaded them to the internet. The 31-year-old allegedly used his mobile phone to film himself having sex with his …

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Just days before Christmas 1931, the Arrow newspaper regaled its readers with the story of Sydney’s Kamp Kult.  The paper marvelled at lavish ceremonies including the coronation of a Queen and same-sex weddings. At the time, Sydney suffered in the throes of the Great Depression. Men struggled to find employment and riots broke out over …

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Sydney drag queens Hannah Conda and Maxi Shield want to set a new world record for the largest ever Drag Storytime this weekend. Hannah (pictured) told QNews.com.au all are welcome to come along to Oxford Square on Saturday from 11am. “Maxi and I are joining forces to create the biggest Drag Queen Storytime ever,” she …

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has responded to privacy concerns after nondescript cameras counted revellers entering Fair Day last weekend. Photos of the camera appeared on social media after the festival’s Fair Day event in Sydney’s Victoria Park last weekend. The boxes housing the cameras, belonging to company Tomorro, offered no other details beyond …

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Sunshine and rainbows as far as the eye could see greeted revellers at Mardi Gras Fair Day in Sydney’s Victoria Park today. With 80,000 people expected at the event, attractions abounded for everyone. Acts like Ngaiire and Jamarz on Marz lit up the ANZ Main Stage. Ngaiire Jamarz on Marz Clover Moore Ever mindful of …

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Courtney Act became the first drag act to perform atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge Thursday night. The winner of Celebrity Big Brother UK and former RuPaul’s Drag Race runner-up performed songs by Sia, Lizzo and Kylie Minogue to promote BridgeClimb. BridgeClimb hosted the performance to launch their annual Mardi Gras celebrations. I, Storm, Mistress of …

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NSW Police have charged former Sydney pastor and “conversion therapy” leader Ron Brookman with the alleged indecent assault of a 13-year-old in the 1980s. The 70-year-old is accused of the indecent assault of a person under 16 years of age while in his care. He allegedly “kissed and rubbed his groin against” the boy while …

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William Lygon, the 7th Earl of Beauchamp, seemed destined for a life of greatness when an aging Queen Victoria appointed him Governor of New South Wales at the age of just 27. And indeed, during his life, he played important roles in the administration of the Empire. However, in 1931, disgrace came upon him. Disgrace …

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NSW Police have appealed for information as they investigate the suspicious death of Sydney woman Kimberley McRae. Officers found her body in her unit in Coogee at about 10am on Tuesday (January 14), but when she died is unclear. Police later identified her as 69-year-old Kimberley McRae. McRae, who was transgender, lived alone but was …

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Sir Elton John has pledged to donate $1 million to the Australian bushfire relief efforts. The British music icon announced the donation at his concert at Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Tuesday. Elton John praised the efforts of Australia’s firefighters, battling catastrophic blazes across the country. “You should all be in awe of the work …

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