Stigmabase is a non-profit internet initiative dedicated to informing and raising awareness on the damaging effects of social exclusion and stigma around the world. The marginalization of individuals or categories of individuals is a too common phenomenon. Millions of people are facing this problem around the world and many complex factors are involved.

Monday, 1 July 2019

Vladimir Putin claims Elton John is 'mistaken' about LGBTI rights in Russia

Vladimir Putin claims Elton John is 'mistaken' about LGBTI rights in Russia
The singer also accused Putin of hypocrisy for saying he wanted Russia's LGBTI population to be happy. Putin's comments came after gay scenes in ...

Israel Folau has hit out over the ugly attacks levelled at Magda Szubanski

Israel Folau has hit out over the ugly attacks levelled at Magda Szubanski
Folau who has been relatively quiet over the past few weeks while he's locked in a fight against Rugby Australia tweeted for the attacks against ...

Gay Chorus Deep South Plays In Perth For Revelation

Gay Chorus Deep South Plays In Perth For Revelation
Gay Chorus Deep South' is a documentation of the San Francisco Men's ... First of all, this is a film about the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus. ... to play in as many places as possible and Australia is definitely somewhere where the ...

A gay imam's story: 'The dialogue is open in Islam – 10 years ago it wasn't'

A gay imam's story: 'The dialogue is open in Islam – 10 years ago it wasn't'
However, the LGBTI community still faces many challenges. This Pride Month 2019, we spoke to Ludovic-Mohamed Zahed, a gay Algerian imam who ...

Pete Buttigieg's presidential run endorsed by the LGBTQ Victory Fund

Pete Buttigieg's presidential run endorsed by the LGBTQ Victory Fund
The Victory Fund is a group dedicated to increasing the number of LGBTI public officials in the US. The group has stated it will only endorse LGBTI ...

Pink Dot spells it out for the government in Singapore

Pink Dot spells it out for the government in Singapore
Just days before Pink Dot, Singapore's most prominent LGBTI event, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong chose to downplay the level of discrimination ...

Australian LGBT+ liaison police officer takes own life

Australian LGBT+ liaison police officer takes own life
Brenton also represented Victoria Police and attended the inaugural World LGBT Conference for Criminal Justice Professionals in Amsterdam in ...

Any other LGBTI families?

Any other LGBTI families?
Hey, We we are a same sex couple from Brisbane having our second. My Wife had our first 3.5 year old boy now, so this is my first pregnancy. Love to ...

First Aboriginal-owned whale watching tours launched in Queensland


First Aboriginal-owned whale watching tours launched in Queensland ... to launch Yalingbila Tours - Australia's first Aboriginal owned and operated ...

View article...

High Court will decide if Aboriginal people can control beach access


The High Court of Australia will have the final word about if the public need permission from Traditional Owners to access popular tourist beaches in ...

View article...

'An absolute national shame': Government urged to invest more in Aboriginal-led services


The Australian government must invest strongly in Aboriginal community-controlled solutions if it wants better outcomes from the Closing the Gap ...

View article...

Un told of discriminatory rates that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are locked


Overnight the United Nations Human Rights Council heard of the alarming rates at which Australian governments are imprisoning Aboriginal and ...

View article...

New Closing Gap targets and approach to be discussed by Coalition of Aboriginal Peak


The Coalition of nearly forty Peak Aboriginal and Torres StraitIslander ... met recently to work withthe South Australian Government and the Coalition of ...

View article...

'Long overdue': Corangamite Shire Council to install third flag pole to fly Aboriginal flag 365 days a ...


... fly the Aboriginal flag all year-round after a young resident wrote to the mayor asking why it was not flown alongside the Australian and council flags.

View article...

First Aboriginal-owned whale watching tours kick off in Moreton


First Aboriginal-owned whale watching tours kick off in Moreton ... (QYAC) to launch Yalingbila Tours – Australia's first Aboriginal owned and operated ...

View article...

Premier's Priority to include improving outcomes for Aboriginal students


The first Premier's Priority developed in partnership with the Aboriginal ... Language – established Australia's first Aboriginal Languages Trust, under ...

View article...

Authority, location of 28 Maori Battalion museum questioned



SIR Apirana Ngata's famous 1940 speech at Waitangi where he said Maori serving in World War 2 would be "the price of citizenship" is no reason to ...

View article...

The incredible life of Māori elder 'Aunty Kiwa'


Disproportionate number of Māori children taken into care. We meet not long before Matariki, the new year. ..... Elder, both won the Watties Book of the Year Award - which later become the Montana New Zealand Book Awards.

View article...

Alan Duff: Don't blame colonisation and racism for the problems of Māori


Blaming colonisation and racism for the problems of Māori is the main roadblock to further progress, says the author of the groundbreaking novel Once ...

View article...

Law centres look at kaupapa Māori teams


"We need Māori to speak to Māori, so more Māori lawyers, a Māori social ... The funding increase was a condition of the Labour-New Zealand First ...

View article...

Oranga Tamariki stats: Increase in Māori children taken


More than half of children taken from their whānau by Oranga Tamariki are Māori and the number of Māori children taken by the agency has risen ...

View article...

FW: Māori targeted in gambling harm strategy


Targeting Māori, Pacific and Asian communities which are disproportionately impacted by gambling harm is a key focus of a new strategy released ...

View article...

Fight against problem gambling to focus on Māori, Pacific and Asians


The Government has announced a $60 million package to fight problem gambling, with a focus on helping Pacific and Asian communities. Associate ...

View article...

Three ways to promote positive outcomes for Māori in mainstream education


Sarah-Kay Coulter shares three solutions to promote positive change for the 187731 Māori students in education in New Zealand today and tomorrow.

View article...