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Monday, 14 January 2019

Conservative group sues to block trans women from using faith-based shelter

Conservative group sues to block trans women from using faith-based shelter
- The ADF – which has been labeled an anti-LGBTI 'hate group' by some rights organizations – argues that issues of privacy and religious freedoms are ...

Detentions of gay men and women signal another anti-LGBTQ crackdown in Chechnya

Detentions of gay men and women signal another anti-LGBTQ crackdown in Chechnya
- Lastly, the report recommended that other OSCE nations, including the United States, welcome LGBTI refugees from Chechnya and take into account ...

Virginia LGBTI rights group launch employment equality awareness campaign

Virginia LGBTI rights group launch employment equality awareness campaign
An LGBTI rights group in Virginia has launched a new awareness campaign about the discrimination sexual minorities experience in the state.

Royal British Legion establishes first branch to support LGBTI troops

Royal British Legion establishes first branch to support LGBTI troops
- They hope the new branch helps to undo some of the wrongs against LGBTI people in the military. 'There are many people who historically have not ...

Island youths to learn about Maori culture, share First Nations culture

Island youths to learn about Maori culture, share First Nations culture
- They will spend time sharing their culture with the Maori – indigenous peoples in New Zealand – staying at an equivalent of a First Nations big house ...

Māori correspondent in Whanganui part of RNZ's shift to regions

Māori correspondent in Whanganui part of RNZ's shift to regions
Māori correspondent in Whanganui part of RNZ's shift to regions ... we do think RNZ's mandate is for all of New Zealand, it's just not for main centres." ...

Majority of students Nth Islanders, women

Majority of students Nth Islanders, women
- Separate statistics on the Maori student population showed most were from either Auckland or Wellington, with others from the Bay of Plenty, Dunedin, ...

Life as a librarian in the Māori community

Life as a librarian in the Māori community
- Nearly 700,000 New Zealanders are of Māori descent, with most Māori living in the North Island. Hastings is a city on the North Island, and Hastings ...