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Friday, 21 June 2019

Are today's activists lacking what the Stonewall rioters had?

Are today's activists lacking what the Stonewall rioters had?
The real significance of the Stonewall riots by LGBTI people in New York in June 1969 was not the riots themselves – though fighting back against ...

70% of UK residents support marriage equality in Northern Ireland

70% of UK residents support marriage equality in Northern Ireland
LGBTI rights activists have been working for years to extend marriage equality legalization to Northern Ireland. It remains the only part of the UK or the ...

Edinburgh celebrates its Humans of Pride in new photo portrait series

Edinburgh celebrates its Humans of Pride in new photo portrait series
Humans of Pride Edinburgh is a photographic project putting a spotlight on the everyday lives of the LGBTI community. Think Humans of New York ...

All hands on deck as superyachts cruise in

All hands on deck as superyachts cruise in
Gay's family company has been developing the GCCM on the Coomera ... Gay sees superyachts as a growing component of Australian tourism, and ...

New research backs Australian regulatory decision on poppers

New research backs Australian regulatory decision on poppers
What we see with this research is that poppers are a very commonly used drug in the LGBT community, both recently and over their lifetime," Dr ...

Drumheller Area Resident Helping to Grow Family in Australia

Drumheller Area Resident Helping to Grow Family in Australia
Faye has been selected by a gay couple from Australia. It looks as if Faye will be involved with the children going forward. "The intended fathers ...

Another study shows homophobic language isn't linked to rejection of gay athletes

Another study shows homophobic language isn't linked to rejection of gay athletes
The study focused on 146 semi-professional ice hockey players in Australia. The sample group included a good mix of players from North America, ...

Israel Folau looks for $2.1 million in legal battle with Rugby Australia

Israel Folau looks for $2.1 million in legal battle with Rugby Australia
Israel Folau, who was sacked by Rugby Australia following a ... his contract last month for an Instagram post that said "hell awaits" gay people.

Teaching history or indoctrination?


Māori make up 51 per cent of the prison population and the long lasting effects of colonisation are a factor, the experts said. Yet many New Zealanders ...

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Aust first peoples migration was planned


The ancestors of Aboriginal people in Australia arrived in several large and deliberate migrations by island-hopping to reach West Papua more than ...

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First inhabitants of Australia arrived in large groups 50000 years ago


The Aboriginal people in Australia have inhabited the continent for over 50,000 years, which is quite a lot when you remember that the United States ...

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HealthWISE to host Dementia and Our Mob talk about dementia for Aboriginal people in Moree


With Indigenous Australians up to five times more likely to be diagnosed with dementia than non-Indigenous people, HealthWISE Moree have set out ...

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Port Adelaide says it is determined to push ahead with plans for Aboriginal centre of excellence ...


Plans for the club's Aboriginal centre of excellence have been drawn for ... to award-winning journalism from Western Australia's biggest newsroom.

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Audit finds $5 billion Indigenous Advancement Strategy is not properly evaluated


"That is not good enough for the department in charge of the Australian public service," said Pat Turner, chief executive of the National Aboriginal ...

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Government funds construction of Cox Architecture's North Stradbroke Island Indigenous cultural ...


It will be accessible to children and act as a venue for performances by indigenous artists from Australia and abroad. Cox completed a project ...

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Indigenous focus at WA aged care hearings


The focus in Broome was indigenous seniors in remote areas, and ... a lot of evidence about how aged care is provided in other parts of Australia, and ...

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Tourism New Zealand creates messages to welcome the world to each new day


The campaign launches with a film featuring a Maori elder explaining to a young girl how New Zealand's unique position as the first to see the sun ...

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Is Christchurch more racist than other New Zealand cities


On my first day at work a neighbour rang the University of Canterbury to report that 'A large Māori man has just come out of one of your houses on Ilam ...

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Maori economic development plan refresh to benefit Waikato communities


The refresh of the Waikato region's MÄ ori economic development action plan Te Whare Ohaoha will provide a clear roadmap towards a prosperous ...

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New Zealand launches investigation into Maori babies taken into state care


New Zealand's government watchdog will investigate the practice of authorities seizing newborn babies from their mothers -- including some ...

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Uplifting children is not a Māori problem. It's a colonisation problem


It's no coincidence Māori are disproportionately targetted, writes Tina Ngata. ... Having walked alongside and advocated for a number of young Māori ...

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Wardens potential workforce as Māori step up on tamariki taking


Māori wardens could play a role reducing the number of Māori children put in care. That's the belief of Māori Council executive director Matthew ...

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Uplifting children is not a Māori problem. It's a colonisation problem


We have known for a long time that Māori children are many times more ... human face of this particular dimension of New Zealand's colonial legacy.

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Merepeka Raukawa-Tait: Māori can be trusted to look after their own


Just think, what if the 1986 Report of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on a Māori perspective for the Department of Social Welfare had ...

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