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Monday, 17 June 2019

Uniting is the highest ranking LGBTI service provider

Uniting is the highest ranking LGBTI service provider
Uniting continues to build on its recognition of commitment to inclusivity and celebration of the LGBTI ...

US Embassy office in Tel Aviv celebrates Pride despite Trump Administration ban on Pride flags

US Embassy office in Tel Aviv celebrates Pride despite Trump Administration ban on Pride flags
Ahead of Tel Aviv Pride, where 250,000 people celebrated being LGBTI, the official Twitter account of the US Embassy in Jerusalem posted the ...

Gay, lesbian, and bisexual Americans more critical of churches than straight counterparts

Gay, lesbian, and bisexual Americans more critical of churches than straight counterparts
These findings align with Pew's 2013 survey where LGBTI Americans reported feeling that major religions were unwelcoming to them.

Scotland Is The First Country To Implement LGBTI Education In Schools

Scotland Is The First Country To Implement LGBTI Education In Schools
Thank you to iamlp for blessing us with the queer animated video we've always wanted. It premieres today, exclusively via NYLON. Until that day ...

US Senator Markey (MA) leads senate group decrying and demanding answers to embassy Pride ...

US Senator Markey (MA) leads senate group decrying and demanding answers to embassy Pride ...
If these reports are true, the Trump administration is sending a powerfully negative message to the rest of the world about the US commitment to LGBTI ...

Botswana decriminalising homosexuality sends 'huge and loud message': human rights activist

Botswana decriminalising homosexuality sends 'huge and loud message': human rights activist
You shall not violate the LGBTI community and claim it is your right to do so because it is unconstitutional," Youngman said. But, he said, most people ...

News from around the Web Global health group urges Japan to reform legal recognition of trans ...

News from around the Web Global health group urges Japan to reform legal recognition of trans ...
This includes the partnership oath system and anti-LGBTI discrimination legislation which will be introduced in Tokyo ahead of the 2020 Olympics.

The story of Australia's oldest LGBTI bookstore

The story of Australia's oldest LGBTI bookstore
The call for for LGBTI books amongst an Australian readership was once obviously top, as “the mail order took over our house”, says McDonald.

European LGBTI rainbow flag by Pulse of Europe

European LGBTI rainbow flag by Pulse of Europe
Pulse of Europe is raising funds for European LGBTI rainbow flag on Kickstarter! A project to support an open democratic civil society in Europe.

Fake Aboriginal art seller deserves up to $2.5m fine, consumer watchdog argues


The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is seeking a $2m to $2.5m penalty against a now-defunct company, Birubi Art, which ...

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Aboriginal rangers joins team of CSIRO scientists to monitor atmospheric changes in the tropics


In a remote stretch of bushland north of Darwin, a new collaboration between the CSIRO and Aboriginal rangers is helping scientists across Australia ...

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Bob Hawke memorial service: thousands gather to pay tribute to Labor's greatest PM – politics live


Bob accepted their legitimacy as major participants in the Australian .... for indigenous Australians, for our society and Australia's place in the world ...

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Social worker 'joked' about bonuses for child uplifts


Oranga Tamariki has defended itself against criticism over its 'uplift' practices and the high number of Māori and Pasifika children taken from parents ...

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Shortlist Announced for Australia's Most Prestigious Indigenous Art Awards


The finalists for Australia's longest-running and most prestigious Indigenous art awards, the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards ...

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Bob Katter calls on PM to buy Indigenous flag rights amid copyright saga



Mr Katter joins more than 30,000 people who have so far signed a change.org petition started by Indigenous health organisation Spark Australia, ...

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Indigenous Voice to Parliament makes perfect sense


Welcome momentum is building for an Indigenous Voice to Parliament as part of proper recognition of the first Australians, who have been custodians ...

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AFL's position on Indigenous history of Aussie Rules leaves game's historians baffled


The AFL has adopted a new position on the origins of Australian football, now claiming it was influenced by Indigenous games.

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Deputy mayor among critics of desecration of Māori carving


Tensions are rising in rural Manawatu after a volunteer chopped a phallus off a Māori carving standing sentry to welcome hikers at a popular walking ...

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Ta Moko exhibition gives Australians insight into Māori traditions and history


The exhibition has opened at Canberra's National Gallery and reveals several hidden treasures that tell unique stories. 

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'I've gone from hero to zero': Bizarre reason an angry volunteer, 78, 'cut the PENIS off a Maori carving'


A 78-year-old volunteer has been charged with chopping off the phallus of a Maori carving with a chainsaw after the devout Christian deemed it ...

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'Show and tell' for 28th Māori Battalion descendants in Whangārei


Descendants of soldiers from the 28th Māori Battalion are invited to a ''show and tell'' in Whangārei next weekend as part of preparations for a new ...

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Minister for Children says she will meet with Māori leaders about Oranga Tamariki child uplifts


The Minister for Children Tracey Martin has announced she will meet with Ngāti Kahungunu and the Māori Council regarding Oranga Tamariki child ...

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Marshall is in tune with te ao Maori


Working alongside Maori students, their whanau and communities has ... Marshall an appreciation of the depth of te ao Maori (the Maori world view), ...

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Waka ama race the start of Māori new year celebrations as Matariki approaches


The cold days might be drawing in, but life will be a little warmer in the capital as Matariki celebrations begin. In Māori culture Matariki marks the dawn ...

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Riverboat's new owner plans to use it to host tourists with gourmet Maori kai


The Adventurer II riverboat has been sold for use in a new venture - and a former co-owner who put the company into liquidation thinks he will get ...

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