/ QNN / Government & Organizations / Q-mmunity Network News, Ep 24 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;

  • Liberal Senator, Dean Smith has confirmed he is drafting a bill to allow same sex marriage and wants it voted on in parliament by the end of the year.
  • Mark Latham has claimed there is no need for marriage equality in Australia, because we don’t have enough gay couples.
  • New Zealand has issued a formal apology to men who were convicted historical gay sex offences.
  • An upcoming rally in Melbourne for marriage equality is set to conclude with a mass illegal wedding of demonstrators.
  • Neighbours star, Matt Wilson, who plays a gay character on the show, has been criticized for recent comments he made.
  • A growing number of single sex schools in Australia are home to students that are trans.
  • Vatican police have raided the home of a Cardinal, interrupting a drug fueled orgy.

In Sport;

  • Gay athlete, Tom Bosworth has set a world record at the London Anniversary Games, for the fastest walking mile.
  • A soccer club in Brasil has fired 4 players for filming a gay sex video in the locker room.
  • Tour de France champ, Robert Miller, has come out as trans.
  • Homophobic boxer, Manny Pacquiao, has lost his welter weight world title to Aussie Jeff Horn.

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