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Nth Qld doctor shared pics of patient’s penis tattoo

A North Queensland surgeon today faced court charged with ‘observing or recording in breach of privacy (genital or anal region)’. The Townsville man was also charged with distributing prohibited visual recordings. The doctor claims he took the pics because of the patient’s penis tattoo. Dr Jason Patel allegedly took and shared the pics during the …

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Queensland vigils for World AIDS Day 2020 to go ahead

Community activities across Queensland will recognise World AIDS Day next Tuesday, with safety controls in place to protect our communities from COVID-19. In Brisbane, the World AIDS Day Vigils have been held on December 1 every year since 1990. And this year, a number of other vigils and events are still going ahead across the …

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Majority Of Queensland Same-Sex Weddings Are Female Couples, Stats Show

Just a few weeks ahead of the 12-month anniversary of the “yes” vote, Queensland has reached the milestone of 1000 registered same-sex marriages. Marriage equality legislation was passed on December 8 last year but couples had to wait a further 30 days before being able to tie the knot. Since then, there has been an …

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Vile Anti-Gay Posters From Neo-Nazi Group Seen In Townsville

At least two kinds of homophobic posters created by a Neo-Nazi group have been found plastered around central Townsville. The Townsville Bulletin reported that the posters were linked to Neo-Nazi group Antipodean Resistance and had been seen at several different locations in central Townsville. One of the posters has a banner reading “They’re queer, they’re …

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Townsville’s Iconic Sovereign Hotel Is Up For Sale

Iconic Townsville gay bar the Sovereign Hotel has been put on the market for sale or lease. Peter Haines and Steve Jebb have owned the venue for 20 years, and originally bought it because the region lacked a permanent meeting place for the LGBTIQ community. The couple, who have been together for 32 years, told …