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Monday, 21 January 2019

Perth schoolgirl's heartbreaking message before taking own life

Perth schoolgirl's heartbreaking message before taking own life
- Ms Pryor's death comes amid fears of a rising suicide rate among Aboriginal children in Australia. She was the fifth indigenous girl in the country to die ...

Australia's rich keep getting richer, with billionaires' wealth rising $160bn in one year

Australia's rich keep getting richer, with billionaires' wealth rising $160bn in one year
- The yawning gap between health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in Australia – who face a devastating infant mortality rate ...

Stonewall reinforces need for LGBTI children's books following spate of bans

Stonewall reinforces need for LGBTI children's books following spate of bans
UK-based LGBTI rights group Stonewall has reinforced the need for LGBTI-themed books for children. The group says that books highlighting LGBTI ...

Brexit might be the end of LGBTI protection, human rights lawyer warns

Brexit might be the end of LGBTI protection, human rights lawyer warns
- The Brexit process is threatening the rights of the LGBTI community, British lawyer Helena Kennedy warns. After Prime Minister ...

LGBTI-inclusive anti-bullying laws linked to lower rates of teen suicides

LGBTI-inclusive anti-bullying laws linked to lower rates of teen suicides
- The Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law has found a connection between LGBTI-inclusive state bullying laws and lower rates of teen suicide ...

Fans get a first look at Supergirl's trans superhero, Dreamer

Fans get a first look at Supergirl's trans superhero, Dreamer
- The announcement of the role and casting was praised by many in the LGBTI community. Producers described the character as a 'soulful young ...

The double lives of New Zealand's celebrity impersonators

The double lives of New Zealand's celebrity impersonators
- But across the world, and here in New Zealand, there are many hardworking people who still have a lot of skin – and sweat – in the impersonation ...

Rowdy tourists praise Māori culture, slam ruthless 'white Kiwis'

Rowdy tourists praise Māori culture, slam ruthless 'white Kiwis'
- The family's movements down New Zealand's North Island have been carefully followed by ... The ruthless people are the white Kiwis, not the Māori

NZ human rights to come under scrutiny from UN

NZ human rights to come under scrutiny from UN
- Last month, 50 influential New Zealand women signed an open letter calling ... New Zealand's prison population is being forecast to rise by more than ...

The hunt for the 'unruly' people: tracking the tourists New Zealand can't get enough of

The hunt for the 'unruly' people: tracking the tourists New Zealand can't get enough of
- From the moment the group were snapped leaving their rubbish at an Auckland beach, New Zealand hasn't been able to get enough of the family ...