/ QNN / Government & Organizations / Q-mmunity Network News, Ep 25 2017

 

Welcome to our weekly news bulletin for the gay and lesbian community, broadcast nationally via the Community Radio Network and on JOY 949. News this week includes;

  • Sydney newspaper, The Daily Telegraph, has come under fire on social media for an article and spread, suggesting that being LGBTIQ is health issue among secondary school kids.
  • Victoria Police arrested a man at Wet on Wellington recently as part of an ongoing investigation into a reported sexual assault.
  • New statistics¬†show that men have given birth to 54 babies in Australia¬†in the last year.
  • The nominations for the 69th Prime Time Emmy Awards were announced overnight, with LGBTIQ shows and stars making a strong showing.
  • While gay men have been reportedly have been persecuted in Chechnya in a crises that began last year, according to recent reports, all LGBTIQ people in Chechnya may be targeted.
  • Malta has voted to legalise same sex marriage.

In Sport;

  • Aussie Cricketer, Elyse Villani, has come out as gay.
  • The America Soccer Federation has failed to stop Mexican fans from shouting ant-gay slurs during matches.
  • Boxer, Floyd Mayweather has hurled a homophobic slur at Connor McCregor during a press conference.
 

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