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Beat Megaclub responds to alleged assault
Aug15

Beat Megaclub responds to alleged assault

LAST UPDATED // Friday, 15 August 2014 15:26 Written by // Andrew Shaw

Management at Brisbane’s The Beat Megaclub say they will take legal action against those who “posted lies and threats” against the club following allegations made by a transman that he was assaulted by staff. 

The transman claimed he was refused entry to the male toilets by security staff at The Beat last Saturday night and thrown to the ground.

The Beat's management issued a statement on the club’s Facebook site saying the incident was now the subject of legal proceedings.

“We have supported all forms of LGBT organizations for nearly 31 years now and will continue to do so for many more years. It saddens me to think the amount of time effort and money The Beat Megaclub have put into LGBTI causes to be treated like this by a minority of people for their own enjoyment.”

 

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Andrew Shaw

Andrew Shaw

Andrew Shaw is editor of Queensland Pride.

Comments (1)

  • BILLIE PARSONS

    19 August 2014 at 11:01 |
    What stance are the Beat megaclub taking? The venues contribution to the community is not in question here, the actions of the staff are. What l am interested in is what their legal action is. By taking legal action against threats, is a smokescreen, what we want to know is how the person this incident involved is being compensated. Are the staff members involved being counselled for their actions? Is Beat Megaclub taking responsibility for its staff actions?

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