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Wednesday, 26 June 2019

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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