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Tuesday, 9 July 2019

Australia Is Closing The Gay-Straight HIV Gap

Australia Is Closing The Gay-Straight HIV Gap
Recent Australian research revealed good news around HIV prevention. Gay and bisexual men are driving a sharp decline in new HIV transmissions ...

Prostestors show their solidarity for LGBTI + Istanbul Pride march

Prostestors show their solidarity for LGBTI + Istanbul Pride march
For Freedom in England and to show their support for those in Turkey the Mesopotamian and Anatolian Queer group protested in front of the Turkish ...

Powerful portraits and statements from Brazil's black and LGBTI community

Powerful portraits and statements from Brazil's black and LGBTI community
It's no secret that Brazil has severe issues with discrimination. Last year 320 people were murdered in homophobic and transphobic attacks, not ...

Tbilisi Pride postponed, activists fly rainbow flag above anti-LGBTI rally

Tbilisi Pride postponed, activists fly rainbow flag above anti-LGBTI rally
Tbilisi Pride was due to take place today (8 July) but was prevented from going ahead. This is the second attempt for local LGBTI activists who have ...

Meet the trans woman headed to the US Supreme Court for being unfairly fired

Meet the trans woman headed to the US Supreme Court for being unfairly fired
This is one of three LGBTI employment discrimination cases being reviewed by SCOTUS - its most significant LGBTI rights ruling since marriage ...

Scottish teen who stated there are only two genders is barred from school

Scottish teen who stated there are only two genders is barred from school
Last year, Scotland had LGBTI-inclusive education embedded within its curriculum, the first in the world to do so. According to a friend, Murray had ...

Cicilline Statement on Pompeo's Anti-Women, Anti-LGBTI Commission

Cicilline Statement on Pompeo's Anti-Women, Anti-LGBTI Commission
 Last month, the U.S. House approved an amendment blocking funding for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's so-called “Commission ...

Rainbow flag burned outside a black-owned gay bar in NYC for the second time

Rainbow flag burned outside a black-owned gay bar in NYC for the second time
For the second time in a little over a month, a rainbow flag was burned outside a black-owned LGBTI bar in New York City. The Alibi Lounge in Harlem ...

Ancient indigenous Budj Bim Cultural Landscape added to UNESCO World Heritage List


The Budj Bim Cultural Landscape, near Portland, became the first in Australia to receive World Heritage status for its Aboriginal cultural importance ...

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Disney Channel partners with Media Farm on Indigenous language series


Disney Channel has partnered with creator Media Farm and First Languages Australia to produce an Indigenous language series, Spread the Word.

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How to make your own Indigenous herbs and spices rack


"And to be truly relevant to the Australia we live in now as a fully inclusive Australia, we need to have more Australian Indigenous plants in our food.

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Born to Sparkle works with Indigenous Elders for NAIDOC week


Born to Sparkle has worked with local Indigenous Elders to create a First ... Annually in July, NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia.

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$5.6 million for research into healthy ageing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples



Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples currently have poorer health outcomes and higher rates of disability than non-Indigenous Australians of ...

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Meet the Aboriginal doctor turning tragedy to triumph



As a Worrorra woman from Derby, in the Kimberly region of Western Australia, Vinka grew up in the Aboriginal community of Mowanjum. "The end ...

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Celebrating Aboriginal histories, cultures and achievements



We have adopted the Reflect model from Reconciliation Australia. ... for the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to be heard.

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Australian Aboriginal settlement receives World Heritage status



Budj Bim, in Victoria state, is the first site in Australia to receive World Heritage status solely for its Aboriginal cultural importance. Nineteen other World ...

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Northland Māori make push for greater representation in local government


Despite having one of the highest Māori population in the country, Northland iwi leaders say the lack of representation in the council means Māori ...

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Forestry Ministry partners with Māori land trusts


Crown Forestry is investing $5 million in joint ventures with two Bay of Plenty Māori land trusts to plant more than 200,000 trees this season. The first ...

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Māori education hui set to inspire


This year's hui is hosted by Ngāti Kahungunu and the theme is 'Ko te amorangi ki mua ko te hapai o ki muri,' there are many learnings from the past to ...

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One Billion Trees Programme supports Māori to realize land aspirations


"It brings Crown Forestry's investment in the Bay of Plenty to $6.3 million and takes the total number of joint ventures in New Zealand to 25, totaling ...

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Halal twist to Maori new year do


TOURISM New Zealand marked the Maori new year in Kuala Lumpur with a unique fusion lunch prepared by Malaysian celebrity chef James Won.

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Māori realising land aspirations through One Billion Trees


"It brings Crown Forestry's investment in the Bay of Plenty to $6.3 million and takes the total number of joint ventures in New Zealand to 25, totalling ...

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New Zealand Maori new year celebrated in Williamstown


A festival celebrating the New Zealand Maori new year aims to unite the broader community at Williamstown this month. Matariki Festival organiser ...

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Maori Communities Are Shifting to Vegan Diets


Māori communities across New Zealand are connecting with veganism. Kirsty Dunn, a University of Canterbury doctoral scholar, has conducted ...

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