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University revokes ex-mp Barry House award for past anti-gay comments

Edith Cowan University has revoked an honorary doctorate that was awarded earlier this year to former West Australian MP Barry House, following protests from students and activists against his past anti-LGBTQI + rhetoric. “The University communicated with its staff and students through a global message. The communication described the collective …

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Hateful murder accused wants to suppress the evidence

The man accused of the heinous homosexual murder of a man found at the foot of a cliff in Manly three decades ago will seek to have the evidence against him rejected before being tried. Scott Phillip White has been charged with the murder of American mathematician Scott Johnson whose …

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Gay man found barely alive on Atlanta railroad tracks

Atlanta Police are investigating after a gay man was found bloodied and clinging to life in the early hours of Sunday, July 11. The man, Joshua Dowd, was sent to hospital with head injuries, the TV station said CBS46. “I’m in free fall,” said Dowd’s partner of more than three …

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Kentucky contracts with Baptist-affiliated children’s agency

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Kentucky on Thursday reached a contractual agreement to continue placing young people at a Baptist-affiliated children’s agency, after the Democratic governor’s administration removed LGBTQ anti-discrimination language the agency categorically refused to sign. The agreement continues the state’s long relationship with Sunrise Children’s Services, which provides foster, …

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Injured Georgian TV cameraman dies amid anti-LGBT violence

A Georgian television cameraman who was among dozens of journalists assaulted by a right-wing mob during a melee targeting LGBT activists has died. Lekso Lashkarava collaborators says July 11 that he was dead, apparently from injuries sustained in the violence six days earlier, but provided no further details. Open Caucasus …

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