/ QNN / Government & Organizations / Q-mmunity Network News, Ep 13 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;

  • More than 100 people have been sent to concentration camps for gay men in Chechnya.
  • A dying Australian man has plead with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to legalise same sex marriage before he passes away.
  • The Safe Schools program is set to be scrapped in NSW and Tasmania once federal funding runs out later this year.
  • Tasmanian Premier, Will Hodgman has delivered a historic apology to those convicted under the states former laws against homosexuality and cross dressing.
  • More than 1200 Queenslander’s are participating in a state Government PrEP trial.

In Sport;

  • A new production of Romeo and Juliet has cast 2 male Premier League Soccer players.
  • USA Volleyball is standing up for a trans player, who was criticized for playing in the women’s league.
  • Olympic soccer player, Michelle Heyman, says she can’t wait to show affection towards her girlfriend in public at an upcoming soccer awards night.



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