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    Australian radio host sacked for PM gay jibe

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    Al Jazeera English

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    An Australian radio presenter has been sacked after asking Prime Minister Julia Gillard about her partner's sexuality.He suggested Tim Mathieson might be gay because he is a hairdresser.It is the latest in a string of incidents that Gillard has said illustrates sexist attitudes and disrespect for the prime minister's office being held by a woman.Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Sydney.