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Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Israel Folau unexpectedly defends LGBT activist's right to 'express her views'

Israel Folau unexpectedly defends LGBT activist's right to 'express her views'
Israel Folau unexpectedly defends LGBT activist's right to 'express her ... to Folau's own campaign to help in his legal battle against Rugby Australia.

Nepal holds first pride parade in capital city

Nepal holds first pride parade in capital city
Although Nepal has held LGBTI pride events in the past, this was the first march through the city in June. Hundreds of LGBTI rights supporters, ...

Police launch tear gas at Istanbul Pride parade in Turkey

Police launch tear gas at Istanbul Pride parade in Turkey
Although homosexuality has been legal throughout the period of the modern Turkish republic, LGBTI individuals point to regular harassment and ...

World Pride underscores that all people are born 'free and equal' in dignity and human rights

World Pride underscores that all people are born 'free and equal' in dignity and human rights
Another major barrier is the absence of data on the lives of LGBTI people, which the World Bank says puts in jeopardy the achievement of the ...

After 20 years of devolution it's time to complete our journey to independence

After 20 years of devolution it's time to complete our journey to independence
Acts that the Scottish Parliament has passed have been world-leading laws on climate change, child poverty, women's equality and LGBTI rights.

The widespread pluses of an inclusive workplace

The widespread pluses of an inclusive workplace
Encouraging a LGBTI-friendly business is positive for staff and customers, but the broader community will also benefit, says Kat Brogan, MD of Mercat ...

8 films to celebrate LGBTI Pride Week

8 films to celebrate LGBTI Pride Week
In Pride Week it is easy to find movies in which the LGTBI community is featured prominently.

Pride Foundation Australia launches grant round supporting LGBTI people with a disability

Pride Foundation Australia launches grant round supporting LGBTI people with a disability
$20,000 in grants will be made available to projects aimed at improving the wellbeing of LGBTI people living with a disability in Australia.

'Hear us, see us': a plea to the UN for Indigenous women


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women represent 2% of Australia's female population but make up 34% of all women in prison, June Oscar told ...

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National Indigenous Art Fair brings culture, food and bush medicines to The Rocks all this weekend


Art and artists from 30 of Australia's most isolated settlements are in Sydney for The National Indigenous Art Fair at The Rocks all this weekend.

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Business Schools Need To Do More To Attract Indigenous Students


Australian business schools can be doing more to boost the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business students, according to the ...

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'Have you been feeling your spirit was sad?' Culture is key when assessing Indigenous Australians ...


Many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians take a holistic view of health, which may differ from non-Indigenous Australians, who often take ...

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Aboriginal Elder from Bulli calls on Australians not to forget the Dreamtime


Aboriginal Elder from Bulli calls on Australians not to forget the Dreamtime ... While there are hundreds of stories from the different Aboriginal people ...

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Australian bishops make pilgrimage to tombs of an apostle and Aboriginal boy


Bishop Christopher A. Saunders of Broome led the prayers June 26 for Conaci, an Aboriginal boy from Australia brought to Rome by a Benedictine ...

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Government on track to exceed Aboriginal Procurement Policy target


... Government contracts have been awarded to registered Aboriginal businesses, with 98 per cent of those based in Western Australia demonstrating ...

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Aboriginal artist Juanella McKenzie's thank-you present


Aboriginal artist Juanella McKenzie's thank-you present ... An Aboriginal artist who has campaigned against Scottish nuclear waste being dumped in her ... country [in South Australia] — that people in Scotland have taken interest.

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Crown failed to provide adequate healthcare to Māori - Waitangi Tribunal


Executive director Matthew Tukaki said the focus was now about making change. Lady Tureiti Moxon, managing director of Māori health provider Te ...

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Māori have always felt excluded from the conversation on home ownership

Home ownership once signalled something so intrinsic to our national identity – a cultural assemblage of gumboots, fish and chips, pavlova ...

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Māori making a difference rewarded at Matariki Awards


The chief executive of Māori Television, which is a sponsor, Shane Taurima said it was humbling to see Māori achievement and success.

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The Pākehā slave captured by Māori as a child


Trevor Bentley's new book, Pākehā Slaves, Māori Masters, details the slave trade in 1800s New Zealand which, as he puts it, was "not something that ...

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More equity for Māori promised in 'ground-breaking' shake-up of Northland health services


Closing the health equity gap for Māori, better co-operation between health and social services, and more training for rural GPs to counter Northland's ...

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Hinemoa Elder calls for end to 'structural racism' against Māori in New Zealand


The sudden loss of her brother, Maru, in 1999 had profound effect on Dr Hinemoa Elder, and it still does today. His mental illness stole him from her ...

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Uniquely Naati - world premiere of Maori language resource in Ruatoria


But the East Coast town had reason to celebrate in style yesterday with the world premiere of a unique Maori language resource celebrating the ...

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'Well-loved' Māori elder Charles Berryman dies suddenly at Māori TV event


A highly respected Māori kaumātua died suddenly after speaking at a memorial service held by Māori TV. Charles Eugene Berryman became critically ...

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