The number of gay men murdered in gay-hate crimes between 1985 and 2000 in NSW may be as high as 70. Hundreds were hospitalised after assaults and thousands of gay men and lesbians were attacked. How was the scale of this not known?
Police in Sydney, Australia have launched an internal investigation into the treatment of a young man at the city’s famed gay Mardi Gras on Saturday after witnesses captured footage of him being violently thrown to the ground.
A federal court judge in Australia has ruled that the country’s ban on same-sex marriage is not gender discrimination since neither gay men nor lesbians are allowed to marry under the legislation, and thus both sexes are treated equally.