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Friday, 5 July 2019

Love Is Only Love a charming and uplifting piece of LGBTQ

Love Is Only Love a charming and uplifting piece of LGBTQ
Set in suburban Australia in 1993, Love Is Only Love tells the tale of a young boy whose life is changed forever when, at the age of six years old, ...

London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Trump is the 'poster boy of the far-right'

London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Trump is the 'poster boy of the far-right'
During the Mayor's Pride Reception at City Hall last night (3 June), the Labour mayor warmly welcomed his LGBTI guests. 'It's really important for us to ...

LGBTI activist dragged from car and assaulted in North Macedonia

LGBTI activist dragged from car and assaulted in North Macedonia
Bekim Asani has long advocated for LGBTI rights in the landlocked country, which has one of the lowest rankings in Europe for LGBTI rights.

LGBTI Indians still fighting for social acceptance

LGBTI Indians still fighting for social acceptance
Nearly 2 out of 5 LGBTI Indians believe battling for equal rights and social acceptance is the biggest issue facing the community, a YouGov survey ...

Religion should be separate from State, but apparently not in the 46th Parliament

Religion should be separate from State, but apparently not in the 46th Parliament
This will no doubt have huge ramifications for the LGBTI community, among others, that have been through enough pain without needing further ...

Did these Pride-enthusiast companies gave money to anti-LGBTI politicians?

Did these Pride-enthusiast companies gave money to anti-LGBTI politicians?
As Pride month has drawn to a close, new research has shed a light on those companies who seemed eager to appeal to the LGBTI community by ...

LGBTI+ community experience highest level of discrimination in the country - CSO

LGBTI+ community experience highest level of discrimination in the country - CSO
Those who identify as LGBTI+ experience the highest level of discrimination in Ireland, according to new figures released by the Central Statistics ...

Make voices heard on religious discrimination

Make voices heard on religious discrimination
Just.equal urges LGBTI groups to make their views known to the Federal Government on proposed religious discrimination and freedom laws.

Macquarie Regional Library | Explore Aboriginal resources at the library


The Aboriginal collection contains items related to the history, language, art and culture of Aboriginal people, and includes adult and junior resources ...

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Attorney-General John Quigley tough-on-crime push masks big plan to cut Aboriginal jail rate


WA had and still has the highest incarceration rate for Aboriginal people in Australia. Higher than both the Northern Territory and Queensland.

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No law says you can't sell fake Indigenous art


After the Federal Court of Australia found that company Birubi Art had been falsely promoting and selling art as Indigenous Australian, three ...

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Indigenous men interested in health – but feel services don't meet their needs


Dr Canuto recently published in the Medical Journal of Australia that Indigenous men are not participating in events related to primary health care ...

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Call For Composers To Be More Respectful In Using Aspects of Indigenous Music


"A few decades ago some Australian composers were building quite a body of work around referencing Indigenous music," Sainsbury told Daniel ...

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Top 10 finish for Swinburne at Indigenous Nationals


The Swinburne team beat hosts the University of Western Australia 36-21 in ... The centre is vital to ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...

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The New Corporate Threat to Indigenous Languages


Then he showed a slide with a Māori sentence on it. "Tenei au ka mihi ... One from five years ago translated the Māori phrase as "Today I greet you all.

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Indigenous maternity support program sees 50 per cent reduction in pre-term births



The service has a multi-disciplinary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... model could help reduce pre-term Indigenous births across Australia.

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Māori high flyers added to Teaching Council


High flying Taranaki school principal Nicola Ngarewa has been appointed to chair the new board of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Māori vegans decolonise their diet


A University of Canterbury doctoral scholar is researching kaimangatanga or kaupapa Māori veganism. Kirsty Dunn from Te Aupouri and Te Rarawa, ...

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'Very disturbing': Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board calls for investigation after raw sewage pours into ...


Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board chief executive Topia Rameka said it was "very disturbing" to hear of the major spill into Lake Taupo this afternoon.

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Kaimangatanga – Māori perspectives on plant-based kai



Gathering together many different perspectives on kaupapa Māori ... at UC, Ms Dunn, who is a postgraduate member of UC's New Zealand Centre for ...

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Dennis Marsh celebrated alongside Māori successes for Matariki


After a 30 year career that has seen him crowned as New Zealand's most successful country music artist of all time, award-winning Pukekohe singer ...

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Scholar studies Maori perspectives on plant-based kai


During her MA research studies at UC, Ms Dunn, who is a postgraduate member of UC's New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies, considered ...

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Racist health system no cure for sick Māori

The health system is very sick. It's riddled with institutional racism and individual racists. The result is inequality of health care for Māori.

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Respiratory 'WOF' and follow up improves Maori and Pacific children's asthma management - HDC


... of hospital admissions for respiratory disease (7.3 and 10.4 per 1000 respectively) compared with New Zealand European children (4.5 per 1000).

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