/ QNN / Government & Organizations / Q-mmunity Network News, Ep 26 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;

  • The NSW Government has launched a new online anti-bullying resource.
  • A new poll has shown that Australian Christians support same-sex marriage.
  • Homophobic flyers have been put in letterboxes in Melbourne and regional Victoria.
  • Lyle Shelton, of the Australian Christian Lobby, has said he supports a postal plebiscite vote for marriage equality.
  • As part of the new Victorian project during the states Seniors Festival, a group of older lesbian women will hold hands riding the Number 16 tram in Melbourne.
  • The Daily Telegraph has drawn criticism for it’s editors non-apology over last week’s controversial infographic which appeared to place same-sex attraction among young people as a health issue.

In Sport;

  • WNBA Basketballer, Sue Bird, has come out publicly.
  • Conor McGregor has refused to condemn rival, Floyd Mayweather, after he used a homophobic slur against him.
  • Sydney Swans player Nic Newman has opened up about his gay brother Maverick.



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