/ QNN / Government & Organizations / Q-mmunity Network News, Ep 23 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 Children’s Hospital has unveiled new signage to recognise all genders.
  • Newly acquired HIV transmissions in Victoria have dropped by 50% this year, according to a new report.
  • A group of Liberal MP’s are pushing to legislate marriage equality before the next election.
  • Gay couples in the Northern Territory have been refused access to IVF because of their sexuality.
  • Days after German leader, Angela Merkel, dropped her opposition to a vote on same sex marriage, a clear majority of German MP’s have voted to pass marriage equality.
  • On the last day Pride Month worldwide, heterosexual pride day was one of the top trending topics on Twitter.

In Sport;

  • A number of sports stars, clubs and officials have participated in America’s Pride Month.
  • 2 Mexican soccer fans have been ejected from a confederation’s cup match for chanting a gay slur.
  • Sam Newman has apologised for the inappropriate comments he made about Caitlyn Jenner on last weeks Footy Show.



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