A triple zero call made from Jessie Baird's phone after shots were heard in his Sydney home may have been the first of several cover-ups by his alleged killer.
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Police divers were sent to a waterway southwest of Sydney in the search for the bodies of former Ten reporter Jesse Baird and his boyfriend Luke Davies.
Asbestos-tainted mulch is to blame for the closure of a primary school in Sydney's southwest and the cancellation of a major Mardi Gras festival event.
Torres Strait Islander queen Cerulean loves bringing joy to the stage. She is hosting the First Nations drag festival and wants to see more Indigenous artists.
Mandatory training for police about the LGBTQI community and investigating possible hate crimes has been recommended by a special inquiry into unsolved murders.
A special inquiry into suspected gay hate crimes in NSW has heard police took an "adversarial" approach to the landmark probe.
An inquiry has uncovered a potential suspect in the frenzied killing of Sydney man Ernest Head in the 1970s, in what was believed to have been a gay hate crime.
A controversial interview by an ex-detective has been the focus of an inquiry into gay hate crimes as it examines the high-profile case of Scott Johnson.
Perth's Corey Webster has been stood down from the Wildcats' pre-season NBL game against Adelaide in the wake of a widely criticised social media post.
The champion of significantly LGBTQI-friendly reforms has sought to allay fears from religious communities about restrictions on preaching and prayer.
Forensic testing on a bloodstain found on the back pocket of musician Crispin Dye's jeans has uncovered a person of interest in his unsolved murder.
The nation's statistics agency has expressed regret after LGBTQI community members felt invisible and excluded when completing the 2021 census.
The 1989 death of a Bondi barman police ascribed to an accidental cliff fall is now under scrutiny as part of a gay hate inquiry.
Sydney MP Alex Greenwich has introduced equality legislation, saying NSW has fallen behind other states and territories when it comes to LGBTQIA+ rights.
An inquiry looking at gay hate crimes has shined a damning light on the NSW Police Force with multiple cold case records lost and key evidence never tested.
Nearly 40 years after the death of Sydney drag queen Wendy Waine, there are numerous theories about what led to her unsolved shooting murder.
A Sydney bookseller is appealing the classification of a graphic novel depicting sexual acts that has been removed from the shelves of a Queensland library.
Peter Sheil may have been a victim of mistaken identity in a gay hate murder but an inconclusive police investigation means the truth may never be known.
A legal requirement to take steps to eliminate sex discrimination and harassment has the Queensland government's support as it flags law reform.
Police should not have lost evidence that could have helped identify the killer of a gay Sydney man in 1981, an inquiry into LGBTQI hate crimes has heard.
Independent senator Lidia Thorpe has crawled away from federal police after storming the lectern of a protest against transgender rights outside parliament.
An educator has been appointed to review Queensland school accreditation rules after controversy over a Christian college's gender and sexuality contracts.
Australian swimming icon Ian Thorpe is appealing to high-profile athletes to don rainbow shirts to show support for young, gay people facing discrimination.
With floats, costumes, and glitter at the ready, Mardi Gras is set to kick off, with 300,000 revellers expected at the spiritual home of the LGBTQI community.
Mardi Gras has made a triumphant return to Sydney's Oxford Street, with revellers including Anthony Albanese, who's the first sitting PM to march in the parade.
Dozens of suspects in a spate of homophobic murders weren't pursued by police or questioned by strike force detectives re-investigating the brutal attacks.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says he will join the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras with Foreign Minister Penny Wong.
Police missed crucial evidence in the investigation into the murder of a bisexual Sydney man who was allegedly killed by his friend, an inquiry has been told.
The Queensland Police Service has apologised and issued a statement of regret for historical mistreatment and discrimination against LGBTIQ+ people.
A queer envisioning of Jane Austen's famed romance will premiere during WorldPride as part of the Sydney Theatre Company's latest program.
Final costings for the major parties' election commitments have been revealed, while Liberal Leader Matthew Guy pledged to lower the driving age in Victoria.