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Monday, 25 February 2019

Calling out homophobia in sports is important, but few do it, say researchers

Calling out homophobia in sports is important, but few do it, say researchers
- The study was conducted prior to release of research in Australia which revealed the very athletes who admit to using anti-gay slurs would still accept ...

Review into blood donation rules for gay and bisexual men is progressing

Review into blood donation rules for gay and bisexual men is progressing
- In 2016 at the Commonwealth Heads of Government (COAG) meeting Health ministers from around Australia agreed to bring forward a review on the ...

NSW government 'on the same page' as Victoria on gay conversion therapy

NSW government 'on the same page' as Victoria on gay conversion therapy
- Sydney man Chris Csabs is a survivor of gay conversion therapy whose ... dangerous ideologies that underpin them occur in every part of Australia.

Gay and bi people more likely to be perpetrators and victims of revenge porn

Gay and bi people more likely to be perpetrators and victims of revenge porn
- A new Australian study found one in ten people had participated in Image-Based Sexual Abuse (IBSA). This includes secretly taking sexual photos of ...

Health Ministry funded study evaluating use of virtual health service iMOKO app

Health Ministry funded study evaluating use of virtual health service iMOKO app
- She says iMOKO fits closely with the government's goals around improving Maori and child health and 86 per cent of the children registered with the ...

New gender options to be offered to non-binary airline passengers

New gender options to be offered to non-binary airline passengers
- New gender options to be offered to non-binary airline passengers .... India, Australia, New Zealand, Malta, and Canada have all passed measures to ...

Origins of giant extinct New Zealand bird traced to Africa

Origins of giant extinct New Zealand bird traced to Africa
- Origins of giant extinct New Zealand bird traced to Africa ... Five years after the relationship between New Zealand's kiwi and the extinct ... arrival in New Zealand of the Maori people, who hunted them and cleared their forest habitats.

Improving in new role but more to work on, says Kalyn Ponga

Improving in new role but more to work on, says Kalyn Ponga
- Ponga's indifferent showing at five-eighth for the New Zealand Maori a week earlier was arguably given too much weight by critics and the signs were ...