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Friday, 25 January 2019

South Australia's indigenous community to lead Adelaide's Australia Day parade for first time

South Australia's indigenous community to lead Adelaide's Australia Day parade for first time
- Proud members of the state's indigenous community will for the first time lead Adelaide's Australia Day parade — billed as the biggest in the country ...

If Australia Day must be January 26, let us lament before rejoicing

If Australia Day must be January 26, let us lament before rejoicing
- Most politicians are sticking with the status quo, to the distress of many Indigenous Australians and the deep uncertainty of many others, including ...

All the Democrats running for President in 2020 and their LGBTI records

All the Democrats running for President in 2020 and their LGBTI records
- Below are all the major Democratic contenders who have declared their candidacies and their LGBTI records. A major candidate is someone who has ...

Pride Toronto bans uniformed police from 2019 festival

Pride Toronto bans uniformed police from 2019 festival
- Pride Toronto is one of the world's largest LGBTI pride festivals. As many as one million people attend events including a Dyke March, a Trans March ...

Wealthy Western elites fund Green activists to keep poor people poor

Wealthy Western elites fund Green activists to keep poor people poor
- know several Aboriginal-owned businesses in regional Australia producing bottled mineral water from local springs on their traditional lands under ...

How Christians can unpack the baggage of colonialism this Australia Day

How Christians can unpack the baggage of colonialism this Australia Day
- Church attendance on Australia Day points to the complex relationships ... The group demanded "full citizenship rights and equality" for Aboriginal ...

No mystery in Aboriginal child suicides, says Josie Farrer

No mystery in Aboriginal child suicides, says Josie Farrer
- An indigenous MP says a coroner's report into 13 Aboriginal child and ... inquest into 22 indigenous suicides in the Kimberley in Western Australia a ...

More pressing issues for indigenous than Australia Day', Warren Mundine says

More pressing issues for indigenous than Australia Day', Warren Mundine says
- The Liberal Party's candidate for Gilmore, Warren Mundine, has played down his support for changing the date of Australia Day, declaring there were ...

Tasmania's Discrimination Protections For LGBTI Teachers In Religious Schools Work. I Know First ...

Tasmania's Discrimination Protections For LGBTI Teachers In Religious Schools Work. I Know First ...
- Last week, submissions closed to the latest Senate inquiry into national laws governing LGBTI students and teachers in faith-based schools.

LGBTI celebrities, politicians and influencers play major roles in the fight for equality

LGBTI celebrities, politicians and influencers play major roles in the fight for equality
- Queer celebrities help normalize queerness and break down 'structural views of homophobia'. LGBTI celebrities, politicians and ...

Over-tourism a threat to New Zealand's authenticity - expert

Over-tourism a threat to New Zealand's authenticity - expert
- The authenticity of both natural and cultural experiences in New Zealand, which are the primary reason people come to this country can be damaged ...

A 'sexist' interview with New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has people fuming

A 'sexist' interview with New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has people fuming
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was asked many questions in a recent BBC News interview, but some of them have angered people.

Improving 'well-being of New Zealanders across generations' will be criteria for Budget policy ...

Improving 'well-being of New Zealanders across generations' will be criteria for Budget policy ...
- GDP (Gross Domestic Product) only tells us so much, it doesn't tell us about mental well-being, what's going on with housing people, performance of ...

Revenge porn impacts New Zealanders across generations, study finds

Revenge porn impacts New Zealanders across generations, study finds
New Zealanders across generations are the victims of image-based sexual abuse, also known as ... "It is deeply concerning, and this is a lot of people.

School year set to start with 600 teacher vacancies left open

School year set to start with 600 teacher vacancies left open
- He is especially concerned with the lack of New Zealand people getting into the profession, and the retention of those who do, he told TVNZ1's ...

New study suggests New Zealanders have a higher risk of stroke than previously thought

New study suggests New Zealanders have a higher risk of stroke than previously thought
- The findings of a scientific study by Auckland University of Technology suggest New Zealand has the second highest lifetime risk of stroke among ...