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Thursday, 4 July 2019

Why LGBTI people should consider reading the Qu'ran

Why LGBTI people should consider reading the Qu'ran
Khakan Qureshi, a gay Muslim, says having a knowledge of Islam can help counter arguments against gay, bisexual and transgender rights.

New HIV diagnoses reach 18-year low in Australia

New HIV diagnoses reach 18-year low in Australia
New HIV diagnoses have hit an 18-year low in Australia, according to new ... There has been a 30 percent drop in HIV diagnoses among gay and ...

Non-binary activist creates special artwork for Skittles to celebrate Pride

Non-binary activist creates special artwork for Skittles to celebrate Pride
to help Skittles celebrate Pride season. Skittles have released four new Pride packet designs by four LGBTI artists, each with a story behind them.

UN report says Belarus continues to commit human rights violations

UN report says Belarus continues to commit human rights violations
Belarusian society faces ongoing challenges around the death penalty, discrimination against Romani people, and discrimination against the LGBTI ...

Turkey cuts scholarships of students detained during Pride march

Turkey cuts scholarships of students detained during Pride march
Turkish authorities stripped the scholarships of several Middle East Technical University students detained during an LGBTI pride march on the ...

Scotland Is The First Country To Implement LGBTI Education In Schools

Scotland Is The First Country To Implement LGBTI Education In Schools
Well, this isn't good. The show aired an animated Larry Stylinson scene, but didn't contact Tomlinson for approval. In response to a fan questioning ...

Russian 'gay hunt' website targets LGBTI activists and journalists

Russian 'gay hunt' website targets LGBTI activists and journalists
A Russian website charging 200 Rubles to anybody wanting to find out personal information about allegedly gay people is now targeting LGBTI ...

Exposing LGBTI myths, interviewing saviors in the Middle East

Exposing LGBTI myths, interviewing saviors in the Middle East
The complex, changing nature of Middle Eastern and North African attitudes toward homosexuality is on display in (1) interviews with people who ...

FW: HIV in heterosexuals bucking Australia's declining rates, report shows


Associate Professor James Ward, head of the Infectious Diseases Research Program for Aboriginal Health at the South Australian Institute for Health ...

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Indigenous New Zealand designs to be showcased at Hong Kong Fashion Week


Six Māori and Pacific Islanders have the opportunity to showcase their ... It's celebrating collaboration with Māori and Pasifika," says Ms Nathan.

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'Why not Paris?': five Indigenous artists and their trek from remote Australia


When Ingrid Johanson decided to help organise a trip to France for five Aboriginal artists to exhibit their textile work, she didn't expect the process to ...

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Meet 10 Indigenous women who are making the world a better place


There are countless Indigenous women that are changing lives all around the globe. ..... First Australian Indigenous person to be elected to a UN body.

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Landmark findings on Māori health lay a clear challenge to the Crown


It lays out the many and serious distortions of the New Zealand health ... Arrangements to ensure Māori representation on DHBs, finds the Tribunal, ...

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Thomas Keneally on Aboriginal Mungo Man



The Australian author Thomas Keneally has released a new book in which he fictionalises a real life ancient Australian - Mungo Man. His skeleton ...

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The Augmented Reality App Bringing Aboriginal History To Life



Voiced by former chairman of Indigenous Tourism Australia, Dr Aden Ridgeway, Ngarandi was created after declining participation in Indigenous ...

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Aboriginal stories told through film



"It's a big focus at the South Australian Film Corporation for Aboriginal people to be telling their own stories and that's what we are doing," she said.

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Latin American Week celebrates Indigenous and African ancestry in region of more than 600 million


The organizers are focusing a great deal of attention on Indigenous and Afro–Latin American roots in the region extending from Mexico's northern ...

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Racist health system no cure for sick Māori


Tribunal recommends new Māori health authority ... Social, cultural and economic factors are the main determinants of health in New Zealand. Others ...

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Barry Soper: Māori statistics are a damning indictment on New Zealand


It's 15 years ago that Don Brash made his famous (or infamous depending on where you sit) speech advocating one rule for all and ending what he ...

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Tribunal calls out racism; recommends independent Māori health authority and review of ...


Tribunal calls out racism; recommends independent Māori health authority and .... The New Zealand Health Strategy does not prioritise Māori health ...

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Hauora report on Maori health 'bold and courageous'


Hauora report on Maori health 'bold and courageous' ... "The proposed changes to the New Zealand Public Disability Act 2000 will protect MÄ ori into ...

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Maori Council welcomes Waitangi Tribunal recommendations


NZ Maori Council welcomes major Waitangi Tribunal recommendations that would see a new National Maori Health Funding Authority established.

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Onepū, the intrinsic power of women through contemporary Māori dance


Onepū, a powerful expression of mana wahine - the intrinsic power of women - conveyed through Māori contemporary dance is on show in Northland ...

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Rediscovered images of Māori life are precious taonga


Recently retrieved documentary footage, images and documents of Māori life in the early 20th century are a treasure trove for future generations.

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Tribunal finds health reforms failure for Māori


Tribunal finds health reforms failure for Māori ... to account by the Crown since the passing of the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Act 2000.

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