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Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Community leader Anton Hermann praised for support of LGBTI people

Community leader Anton Hermann praised for support of LGBTI people
Aleph Melbourne have praised the work of Anton Hermann, a leader in Melbourne's Jewish community, in fostering inclusion and acceptance of ...

Popular trans television presenter gunned down in Honduras

Popular trans television presenter gunned down in Honduras
The social media star created well-received reports on LGBTI news. ... Honduras outlaws discrimination against LGBTI people under Article 321 of the ...

London gay magazine Boyz ends weekly publication to go monthly

London gay magazine Boyz ends weekly publication to go monthly
It went from strength to strength in the 1990s as the LGBTI scene across the UK grew. It launched a separate UK edition to complement its London ...

UK government wants to end all cigarette smoking by 2030

UK government wants to end all cigarette smoking by 2030
The UK government has an ambitious plan to end smoking in the country by 2030. The plan will have a particular focus on LGBTI people.

Tbilisi hosted its very first impromptu Pride march

Tbilisi hosted its very first impromptu Pride march
Nonetheless, local LGBTI activists didn't lose hope. Not only did they fly a drone carrying a rainbow flag, but they also organized an unofficial protest.

Tijuana University creates safe spaces for LGBT students

Tijuana University creates safe spaces for LGBT students
Create in UABC safe spaces for LGBTI students. In this faculty, there are just over 1,600 students, of whom 10% belong to the LGBTI. Related image.

Dutee Chand, India's First Openly Gay Athlete, Is Cosmopolitan's Latest Cover Girl

Dutee Chand, India's First Openly Gay Athlete, Is Cosmopolitan's Latest Cover Girl
Dutee Chand has been in the news of late, and perhaps for not the best of reasons. Dutee Chand, a national lever sprinter, who came out as gay in ...

Why I became a drag activist in South Korea

Why I became a drag activist in South Korea
Ahead of his first London show, Heezy Yang on growing up gay in South Korea and using drag and art to change attitudes towards LGBTI people.

UNESCO lists new sites including India's Jaipur as World Heritage


... its morning session to add Bahrain's Dilmun Burial Mounds, the Budj Bim wetlands landscape formed by Australia's aboriginal Gunditjmara nation, ...

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Victoria University of Wellington's unveils new design plans as it moves to 'rebrand'


The latest design omits the lion that represents the Duke of Wellington and Manaia, the Māori guardian. However, the guardians will still appear on ...

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Silenced for decades, Indigenous languages are being heard on ABC radio, TV ...


ABC Indigenous producers Rudi Bremer (a Gamilaroi woman) and Yale MacGillivray (a Kalkadoon woman/Australian South Sea Islander) and ...

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Naidoc Week starts with rare indigenous war exhibition


In Logan, the event gains momentum each year attracting more people from different cultures curious to learn about Australia's first people. This year ...

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Indigenous Australian artistic designs are protected by a new court ruling


The Federal Court of Australia has applied the Australian Consumer Law to protect Indigenous Australian artistic designs by penalising a seller of ...

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Indigenous lawyer says updating the constitution will drive meaningful change


As a young girl, she grew up in the small northern New South Wales ... Ms Larkin said Australia could learn from New Zealand, which has Maori ...

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Aboriginal Victorians given more time to vote for group to guide Australia's first Indigenous treaty


Nominations remain open for Aboriginal Victorians to be part of Australia's first ... "Treaty is an opportunity for every single non-Indigenous person to ...

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Aged care royal commission in Darwin hears of Aboriginal elder's family, culture separation pain


Remote Aboriginal elderly people struggle in aged care a long way from ... inclusive picture of ageing: from the remote Top End to urban Australia".

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New Zealand's Northland and Bay of Islands comes top of Lonely Planet Asia Pacific guide 2019


... indigenous Māori people and for the European settlers who followed them. ... However, it was Northland New Zealand's unique blend of natural and ...

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New Zealand's Antifa Movement Is Trying to Prevent Another Christchurch


In 2018, Kaloti founded a radical antifascist organization called Love Aotearoa Hate Racism (Aotearoa is the indigenous Māori people's name for New ...

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New Zealand media promote new far-right Christian party


The party, named Coalition NZ, is led by Hannah Tamaki, wife of Destiny's ... NZ is being played by Jevan Goulter, formerly a member of the Maori ...

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New Zealand urged to drop HIV-related visa restrictions


New Zealand's being urged to drop HIV-related travel restrictions by two United Nations organisations. UNAIDS and the UN Development programme ...

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Protest in New Zealand against US brutality towards refugees


He noted that there were "economic causes" for the refugee crisis, including US corporations "putting Third World farmers out of business" with unfair ...

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New Zealand decider's a battle of nerves but few can match England when we click


New Zealand decider's a battle of nerves but few can match England when we .... I've got some Maori inspired ink and a silver fern tattoo on my arm.

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University study reveals shifts in New Zealand's 'icons of identity'


While the Silver Fern and Māori culture still make the AUT study list, some additions are more contentious. These include, New Zealand wine, Bluff ...

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Māori loanwords enrich Twitter


​Māori words and phrases such as haka, Pākehā, kia ora, kai moana, and kia kaha have made their way into English and Twitter is probably ...

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