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PM responds to Scott Morrison’s sermon at Margaret Court church

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has delivered a scathing response to Scott Morrison’s “astonishing” anti-government sermon at Margaret Court’s church. Scott Morrison addressed Court’s Victory Life Church in Perth on Sunday, as a guest of the WA tennis legend. In the 50-minute sermon, former Prime Minister discussed mental illness, criticised so-called “identity politics” on the basis …

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Christian rehab facility investigated over alleged abuse, conversion therapy

The Esther Foundation, a taxpayer-funded, Pentacostal-linked women’s rehab facility in Perth, will face a WA government inquiry after numerous allegations of abuse and mistreatment including harmful “gay conversion” practices. The Esther Foundation has operated in Perth since the mid-1990s, with ties to Perth’s Pentecostal churches. The Christian treatment facility was supposed to offer refuge and …

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Perth man jailed for luring and violently bashing two gay men

A Western Australian court has sentenced Perth man Tyler Dean Borinelli to six and half years jail for his role in two violent assaults on gay men earlier this year. Borinelli (pictured), who has been in custody since April, separately used gay app Scruff to lure two gay men to isolated construction sites in the …

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Perth men accused of rape ‘pretended to be gay couple to lure woman’

Two men allegedly pretended to be a gay couple before luring a woman to a public toilet in Perth, where they allegedly raped her, a court has heard. Alberto Nicoletti, 29, and Vincenzo Mineo, 36, appeared in Perth Magistrates Court on August 12, WA Today reported. The victim, aged in her 20s, told police that …

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Australian Christian Lobby furious after venues reject their bookings

The Australian Christian Lobby has threatened to sue after they were barred from holding a Western Australian event at a publicly-owned Albany venue. The Perth Theatre Trust, a government agency, operates several publicly-owned theatre venues across the state. Last month, the Trust reportedly barred the ACL from hiring the Albany Entertainment Centre or the Perth …

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Church under fire for ‘hosting gay conversion therapy event’

Albany Baptist Church in Western Australia has defended an event that local LGBTIQ advocates have called dangerous LGBT “conversion therapy”. The church is hosting the event “Real Lives” on Thursday (May 27). The promotional flyer (above) promises “stories of hope and vision and dignity beyond LGBTQ+ and ideologies”. The ad also touts speakers who have …

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Grindr vigilantes apprehend alleged Perth child sex predator in sting

Police have charged a Perth man with a child abuse offence after two vigilantes posed as a 14-year-old on Grindr and lured him to a park. WA Police said a man in his 20s created the fake Grindr profile, pretending to be a 14-year-old boy. The 61-year-old man from the south-east Perth suburb of Camillo …

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Trip through paradise with Philip La Rosa’s new single

Fremantle’s very own Philip La Rosa began singing at the age of ten. Now 27, Philip is recording and releasing his own music. His most recent track Paradise was recorded in Los Angeles and is an open love letter to his long-term boyfriend. Qnews sat down with Philip to discuss his musical journey and to …

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Margaret Court—consulate set up for anti-gay African regime 

Infamous homophobe Margaret Court is making headlines again today after her church set up a consulate for Burundi — an anti-gay African regime.  The Federal Government approved the consulate despite the African Republic of Burundi’s homophobic reputation. Now, you can find the honorary WA office listed on the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website. …