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Monday, 24 June 2019

Marvel head promises 'LGBT heroes' in upcoming MCU instalments

Marvel head promises 'LGBT heroes' in upcoming MCU instalments
While Feige says the charter was not intended to be 'looked at as our first hero', but said the series would build on LGBTI inclusivity in the future.

Partnerships to Promote Equality for LGBTI People

Partnerships to Promote Equality for LGBTI People
During the dialogue, the Dominican Government presented its efforts in reducing discrimination against LGBTI persons in response to HIV through the ...

If I grow up to be gay will I go to hell?'

If I grow up to be gay will I go to hell?'
It also made me realise how very wrong it would be to reduce this issue to a mere contractual matter between Folau and Rugby Australia, or worse, ...

Minneapolis gay bar Cheers accused of antisemitism, faces eviction before even opening

Minneapolis gay bar Cheers accused of antisemitism, faces eviction before even opening
Cheers, an upcoming LGBTI bar in Minneapolis, Minnesota has faced two separate controversies before even opening its doors.

Michaels craft stores joins Open to All campaign, embracing LGBTI inclusion

Michaels craft stores joins Open to All campaign, embracing LGBTI inclusion
US-based arts and crafts retailer Michaels has joined the Open to All campaign, embracing LGBTI inclusion. Tell me more. Based out of Irving, Texas, ...

What happened at the Stonewall riots?

What happened at the Stonewall riots?
Gangsters knew that LGBTI people were desperate for safe spaces to meet. They could sell them watered-down drinks at inflated prices, and even ...

The Right-Wing Is Weaponizing Gender Panic

The Right-Wing Is Weaponizing Gender Panic
This was the first peace agreement to use a gender-based approach to ensure the inclusion of women and LGBTI people. Concurrently, the ...

Lisa Wilkinson asked a Christian leader whether gay people go to hell. He couldn't answer her.

Lisa Wilkinson asked a Christian leader whether gay people go to hell. He couldn't answer her.
“Do you believe that homosexuals go to hell?” The head of the Australian Christian Lobby seemed to almost squirm uncomfortably as the question ...

The health disaster facing Western Australian communities



It's an unthinkable title for Australia, but children living in our nation have the worst ear health in a community in the world. Impacting mainly Aboriginal ...

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Netflix's 'Most Watched Show' Hits A Nerve For Those In Australia's Criminal Justice System


Netflix's 'Most Watched Show' Hits A Nerve For Those In Australia's .... In Australia, over half of the 10- to 17-year-olds in detention are Aboriginal, ...

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Valuable discussions had as QPS hosts Third Australasian Indigenous Family Violence Policing ...


Leaders, health and well-being professionals, Indigenous Elders and police ... regarding families in Indigenous communities throughout Australia.

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Athletics Australia launches plan to enhance history of engagement with the Aboriginal and Torres ...


Athletics Australia has this week officially launched its three-year Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) at the Koorie Heritage Trust in ...

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Aboriginal Art: Decoding the Forgotten


Thus, began a love affair with the idiosyncratic native art of Australia. ... Aboriginal art has been known to generate curiosity in the semiotic world of art.

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Aboriginal culture meets traditional ballet and opera on Darwin stage


The West Australian Ballet partnered with an Indigenous dance company for the first time, bringing a mix of traditional ballet, opera singing and ...

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Ben Shewry is making Aboriginal grub go gourmet


Shewry is the first professional chef to put a focus on indigenous Australian ingredients. As we would say in Ireland, and as was arguably the case with ...

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Designer collaborates with aboriginal weavers to produce eco-friendly lamp shades


Inspired by Aboriginal art, Catalán de Ocón recently travelled to Arnhem Land in Australia's Northern Territory, to work with eight indigenous Yolngu ...

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Enrollments in free te reo classes set to quadruple in Christchurch


Speaking te reo Māori important for Kiwi business leaders ... "We live in a multicultural country and to be able to represent New Zealand with meaning ...

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Mighty creation for polytech marae


Deputy chief executive Robert Sullivan says over the past year it has dramatically improved completion and retention rates for Māori and Pasifika ...

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Online advice a help for chronic pain


His research also highlighted the need for high quality New Zealand online resources, including to provide support for Maori and Pasifika people, given most online pain management resources were based on overseas experience.

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Early days for turning massive mental health investment into reality



Massive new investment in Budget 2019 – $1.9 billion over five years – requires ... health organisation Platform Trust in today's New Zealand Doctor print edition. ... The service will involve primary care, kaupapa Māori, Pacific health ...

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Tourism taniwha offers advice and pūtea


New Zealand Māori Tourism is encouraging businesses or whānau with an idea for a new tourism product to enter the Māori tourism Dragon's Den.

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Predator-free by 2050? High-tech hopes for New Zealand's big conservation dream


Six hundred years earlier, when the Māori settled these islands, that "wild music" would have been even more impressive. The isolated islands in the ...

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


I'm not a sociologist, but neither is Chester Borrows, so I feel equally qualified as the former Minister of Courts to opine on the crisis of Māori ...

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The Children's Minister will meet with Maori leaders tomorrow, regarding recent news coverage on ...


A Newsroom investigation sparked debate about Oranga Tamariki's attempt to take a newborn baby from its Maori mother while they were still in ...

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