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Homophobes & bigots limber-up for the AFL’s Pride Round – are they a dying breed or on the rise in society?// April 30th, 2016 // No Comments » // Media discussion, Research, Sport, Within Australia, Within Victoria
While homophobes and bigots attempt to make Aussie Rules Football the latest battleground in their fight against marriage equality, targeting St Kilda and Sydney AFL Football Clubs in a campaign to derail the AFL’s first Pride match in June, the unanswered question is “Are they a dying breed or increasing in numbers?” Public support for […]
Is it time for gay men displaying rampant transphobia to stop their behaviour? Assault victim Stephanie McCarthy, writing in Star Observer, shares her shock at receiving transphobic attacks from the some in the gay community. On Sunday, after hearing about the “Tranny Two Up” event at the (Sydney) Bank Hotel, she tweeted expressing her concern […]
Journalist Beau Donelly (The Age, April 21, 2016) writes that the Anti-Violence Project are hopeful they will find a home in Melbourne’s new Pride Centre, announced by the Andrews government on Wednesday. Tipped to be one of the world’s leading hubs for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex community, the $15 million centre is […]