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Historical gay sex convictions to be wiped under new Queensland law aiming to redress discrimination

Draft laws to allow men convicted of historical gay sex offences to apply to have their convictions wiped from the record have been put forward by the Queensland Government.

Gay marriage - ABCUnder the proposal, men convicted for certain sexual activity once described as “acts of gross indecency” would be able to apply to the director-general of the Department of Justice and Attorney-General to have their convictions expunged.

The expungement scheme would also apply to…

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