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Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Folau is wrong': Gosford priest slams Israel Folau over LGBT stance

Folau is wrong': Gosford priest slams Israel Folau over LGBT stance
Folau had his $4 million contract torn up by Rugby Australia after he was found guilty of a code of conduct breach for saying “hell awaits” gay people in ...

News from around the Web Malaysian PM doubles-down on opposition to same-sex marriage

News from around the Web Malaysian PM doubles-down on opposition to same-sex marriage
The prime minister has expressed his opposition to LGBTI on numerous occasions in the past. LGBTI rights activists in Malaysia have called out the ...

Two teens aged 14 and 16 told to 'kill themselves' in homophobic attack

Two teens aged 14 and 16 told to 'kill themselves' in homophobic attack
Furthermore, LGBTI hate crimes are soaring in the UK. A group of men assaulted two queer women on a London bus as they came home from a date.

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro thinks same-sex couples shouldn't be allowed to adopt

Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro thinks same-sex couples shouldn't be allowed to adopt
Ben Shapiro is known for his negative stance on LGBTI rights. He opposed the federal legalization of same-sex marriage, for instance. He also doesn't ...

Iranian foreign minister defends death penalty for homosexuals

Iranian foreign minister defends death penalty for homosexuals
Michael Roth, from the German foreign ministry, also criticised the response, saying: “LGBTI rights are human rights. And they have always been.

Pete Buttigieg to be the first ever gay candidate in the Presidential Debates

Pete Buttigieg to be the first ever gay candidate in the Presidential Debates
While Buttigieg's appearance in the debates will be a huge milestone for LGBTI representation in the US, the 37-year-old is not the first openly gay ...

Message of hope at vigil on 30th anniversary of Ulverstone's anti-gay rally

Message of hope at vigil on 30th anniversary of Ulverstone's anti-gay rally
And together we are the ones that can make that change happen," LGBTI rights advocate Rodney Croome told the crowd

Rachel Dolezal comes out as bisexual during Pride Month

Rachel Dolezal comes out as bisexual during Pride Month
Dolezal insisted she is not confused and not "almost" gay and encouraged people not to "ignore or delegitimize the 'B' In LGBTI...It's a real identity." ...

Bakery creates bread and flour tributes to LGBTI icons for Pride Month

Bakery creates bread and flour tributes to LGBTI icons for Pride Month
A gay-owned bakery is paying tribute to LGBTI icons for Pride Month. Bakers at MarieBette Café and Bakery, based in Charlottesville, VA, create ...

Folau launches fresh attack on gay and transgender people

Folau launches fresh attack on gay and transgender people
Folau launches fresh attack on gay and transgender people ... The former Wallaby's $5 million Rugby Australia contract was torn up last month after he ...

Folau Back At It Again With New Anti-LGBTI Attack

Folau Back At It Again With New Anti-LGBTI Attack
Just a month after being sacked by Rugby Australia for Anti-LGBTI posts, Israel Folau is back attacking the Rainbow community.

Face of the Māori world on display for Australians as Ta Moko exhibition opens


Face of the Māori world on display for Australians as Ta Moko exhibition ... Australians are getting an insight into Māori traditions and history with the ...

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Natural Habitat Adventures Announces New Australia Safaris


In Daintree National Park, part of Australia's Wet Tropics World Heritage area, embark on a walkabout with a local Aboriginal guide in search of ...

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Federal blow to Aboriginal names plan


A project to introduce Noongar names to Albany landmarks has failed to receive Federal funding. Restoring Noongar Place Names is a collaborative ...

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Aboriginal artists find a surprising new champion: Steve Martin


You could start this story in Australia's Gibson Desert in 1984. Or you could start it in Steve Martin's Upper West Side apartment in 2015. It really ...

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Channel Seven fails to stop Aboriginal group's Sunrise defamation lawsuit


Justice Steven Rares disagreed, and said Indigenous communities in remote parts of Australia, particularly the Northern Territory, were "much more ...

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Pride not Profit: sign the petition calling out copyrighting laws on the Aboriginal flag


The petition was created by Spark Health Australia, an indigenous health and well-being program who have created 'Closing The Gap' clothing items ...

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Copyright dispute over Aboriginal flag sparks debate


The flag in dispute was designed by artist Harold Thomas in recognition of the Aboriginal people of Australia and as a symbol of their race, identity and ...

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Aboriginal rangers join team of CSIRO scientists


... between the CSIRO and Aboriginal rangers is helping scientists across Australia and overseas understand more about changes to the atmosphere.

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The rate of Māori incarceration is a crisis. We must start asking the right questions


The rate of Māori incarceration is a crisis. .... to the cities was accompanied in 1938 by the Social Security Act. New Zealand began unpicking the fabric ...

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PM Jacinda Ardern to face questions about babies 'uplifted' by Oranga Tamariki


"We cannot shrink from the fact in New Zealand that there's a long term legacy of colonisation that exists and disadvantages Maori, and there's modern ...

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National Maori Authority response to Oranga Tamariki


National Maori Authority puts forward a response to Oranga Tamariki. "As this national conversation unfolds - we need to plot a path that sees no more ...

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Diary of a Young Girl = Te Rātaka a Tētahi Kōhine


Over 200 guests packed into Rongomaraeroa, the Māori marae at the ... HE Mira Woldberg, Netherlands ambassador to New Zealand, holds high a ...

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Calls for Maori to be involved in decisions that affect their tamariki


It comes after concerns raised over Oranga Tamariki in a Newsroom investigation, which showed the agency's attempt to take a newborn baby from a ...

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National Maori Authority response to Oranga Tamariki


The Chair of the National Maori Authority, Nga Ngaru, Matthew Tukaki (who is also the Executive Director of the New Zealand Maori Council - Nga ...

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Māori leader 'sick and tired' of free speech advocates looking for 'excuse to call me the N-word'


Māori leader 'sick and tired' of free speech advocates looking for 'excuse to call .... which is total contempt and ridicule from all of New Zealand society.

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Maori Council, Hobson's Pledge and hui


New Zealand Maori Council calls Hobson's Pledges claims that they would accept an invitation for a hui LIES – after the organisation declines ...

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