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The battle for religious freedom is a phoney war

The battle for religious freedom is a phoney war -  The push for “religious freedom”  in Australia  is an exercise in spin. ... But at the same time, in voting for  gay  marriage  Australians  have affirmed legal ...

Most LGBTI Americans welcome police at Pride parades

Most  LGBTI  Americans welcome police at Pride parades -  BuzzFeed News and Whitman Insight Strategies conducted the survey from 5-10 June, speaking to 801  LGBTI  people in the US. Most of the ...

Couples from all backgrounds welcome at same sex Ever After All Love Wedding Expo at Brisbane ...

Couples from all backgrounds welcome at  same sex  Ever After All Love Wedding Expo at Brisbane ... -  Ms Eva and Ms Preeo launched greeting card business, Two Brides Presents, a week after  Australia  legalised  same sex  marriage in December, 2017 ...

It makes me feel a bit sick': Lesbian panellist unleashes on Q&A audience member who suggested ...

It makes me feel a bit sick': Lesbian panellist unleashes on Q&A audience member who suggested ... -  to introduce a Religious Discrimination Act, which Ms Rugg claimed could reduce the protection that anti-discrimination laws have for  LGBTI  people.

Support for LGBTI Americans is falling among millennials

Support for  LGBTI  Americans is falling among millennials -  A new report from GLAAD and the Harris Poll shows a decline in support for  LGBTI  Americans from a surprising group: millennials.

European LGBTI rainbow flag

European  LGBTI  rainbow flag -  The support of  LGBTI  and human rights is a key element of the European Union, which is grounded on ideals of an open civil society. Pulse of Europe ...

Pope Francis has condemned homophobia as heartless

Pope Francis has condemned homophobia as heartless -  Not that far above, but just below, with Pope Francis slamming homophobia, labelling those who deploy hate speech against the  LGBTI  community as ...

Gay characters make history as leads of new Mexican telenovela

Gay characters make history as leads of new Mexican telenovela -  Soap operas worldwide are beginning to see more and more  LGBTI  characters. Most of them are still men, but women are becoming represented ...

Olympians inspire communities across Australia in leadup to Olympic Day

Olympians inspire communities across Australia in leadup to Olympic Day ... "Listening to the stories of so many different people from Aboriginal and ... View article...

Alleged police brutality of man in custody on Australia Day under independent review

The independent Law Enforcement Conduct Commission is reviewing allegations of police brutality against an Aboriginal man in a New South Wales ... View article...

All hail the 'new queen' - Australia piles praise on top-ranked Barty

Australia hailed "humble and inspirational" Ashleigh Barty as the new ... "I am so proud that another Aboriginal player sits on top of the rankings in ... View article...

Why Ken Wyatt's appointment is not a victory for Indigenous Australians

Many hope an Indigenous person in the Ministry for Indigenous Australians will be an advocate, but the opposite may be true, writes Celeste Liddle. View article...

Tourists aren't visiting remote Australia, so Aboriginal artists are bringing work to them

Only 20 per cent of international visitors to Australia are experiencing Aboriginal culture. This month's National Indigenous Art Fair, held ahead of ... View article...

Australian bishops lament suicides among indigenous youth

"While there has been many disproportionate numbers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people taking their lives, no society is immune ... View article...

Australian Court Rules Media Orgs Are Liable for Defamation Posted to Facebook by Random Users

An Australian Court has ruled that media organizations are liable for ... Dylan Voller, an Aboriginal-Australian whose abuse at a youth detention facility ... View article...

Talking Culture: Language boost for Indigenous children

Indigenous Children will be better equipped to learn languages with ... Launched last week through Hearing Health Services Central Australia, the ... View article...

New Zealand Maori Council breaks into housing reform

The New Zealand Maori Council has today launched the second of its new resources focused on educating whanau when it comes to their rights as ... View article...

TGC student awarded Maori scholarship

New Zealand's only scholarship to support Māori high school students to gain admission to top global universities has been awarded to five high ... View article...

Palmerston North's first female Māori councillor is remembered

She was the city's first female Māori councillor, of Ngāti Awa and Ngāti ... was part of developing the New Zealand Art Council's first Māori arts strategy. View article...

Māori Law Society backs family court overhaul

The Māori Law Society is backing proposals to recognise te ao Māori in family justice services. An independent panel looking at the 2014 family ... View article...

Hard case quartet Māori Sidesteps will be putting on the schtick at Royal Wanganui Opera House

Their edgy skits on being Māori (or a member of various ethnic groups in modern New Zealand) have won them a few thousand followers of their ... View article...

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 ... View article...

Māori Community Have Greater Access to Support From Family

 Parenting Survey Indicates Māori Community Have Greater Access to ... look into the concerns and trends facing parents in New Zealand today. View article...

New card game encouraging use of te Reo Māori

The game aims to introduce a variety of te Reo Māori words to New Zealander's vocabulary and encourage the use of te Reo Māori in everyday life. View article...