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Friday, 12 July 2019

HIV rates among Singaporean gay men drop as PrEP uptake increases

HIV rates among Singaporean gay men drop as PrEP uptake increases
Australia's not alone in reporting a big drop in the number of new cases of HIV – Singapore has also just released figures showing a significant ...

Acceptance of same-sex relationships falls in the UK

Acceptance of same-sex relationships falls in the UK
Fifteen percent described themselves as 'very' or 'a little' prejudiced against transgender people. LGBTI rights activist Peter Tatchell told The Guardian ...

London is getting a new venue for queer women and non-binary femmes

London is getting a new venue for queer women and non-binary femmes
London has experienced a dramatic decrease in LGBTI venues over the past few years, with spaces for queer women being especially affected.

Dozens of communities in Poland declare they are 'LGBTI-free'

Dozens of communities in Poland declare they are 'LGBTI-free'
Around 30 communities across Poland, from villages to regional assemblies, have declared themselves 'free of LGBTI ideology,' a local LGBTI group ...

Christian mum wears rainbow sash to son's gay wedding

Christian mum wears rainbow sash to son's gay wedding
An Australian woman who's a committed Christian walked her son down the aisle wearing a rainbow sash to show her support for his gay marriage.

State Department Poised to Ditch Human Rights

State Department Poised to Ditch Human Rights
 thinly-veiled attempt to re-write longstanding human rights principles to promote discrimination against the LGBTI community and women around the ...

Malawi activists Trapence, Sembereka charged, bail verdict Friday

Malawi activists Trapence, Sembereka charged, bail verdict Friday
You are also accused of acquiring K7.4 million for training for LGBTI and sex workers, but converted the money to your own use than the training.

Will the Philippines finally ban LGBTI discrimination?

Will the Philippines finally ban LGBTI discrimination?
The discrimination bill's sponsor, senator Risa Hontiveros A Philippine senator has renewed efforts to ban LGBTI discrimination in the country.

NSW Government investigates after NAIDOC dance performance leaves students 'distressed'


The NSW Government is investigating after Indigenous students claim they were laughed off stage at their western Sydney school while giving a ...

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Queensland Govt agrees to $190m settlement in stolen wages case


INDIGENOUS Australians who allegedly had their wages stolen by the ... of Queensland, in one of the biggest class action settlements in Australian ...

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'We do things our way': fashion label Aje celebrates Australia rather than trying to copy Paris or Milan



Aje's founders, Edwina Forest and Adrian Norris, felt that it was their duty to do justice to the aboriginal culture of Australia without glossing over the ...

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'Politically incorrect' Australian park may have to be renamed


Blackboy Park in the city of Joondalup has long borne the slang name of the indigenous Australian plant Xanthorrhoea because it boasts five of the ...

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Clontarf Academy uses football to get Indigenous boys back to school and building life skills


It was the biggest carnival for the Broken Hill branch yet, with 16 schools from across New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia coming together ...

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At this school, Indigenous students are teaching classmates about their culture


"The meaning of it for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia is immense, and it's really important that we send the message that ...

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Australia to hold referendum on indigenous recognition


Mr Wyatt, the first Aboriginal Australian ever appointed to cabinet, hoped to achieve bipartisan support on a referendum proposal, and the opposition ...

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Business vows to lead on Indigenous voice


There was also concern Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt has left a lot of "wriggle room" on the call in the Uluru Statement from the Heart for ...

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Belligerent response to forest plan


Forestry Minister Shane Jones says Māori landowners seem to have a better grasp of the Government's billion trees strategy than their Pākehā ...

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Iwi strategies provide alternatives to Oranga Tamariki


Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta says the reviews of Oranga Tamariki, including a Māori-led one expected to come out of a national hui in ...

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More consultation needed over purifying Cooks water


Te Vai Ora Maori - the Maori Water of Life - said the water on Rarotonga is sourced from high in the mountains and it's clean - there is no need to use ...

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Kōrero with your coffee at Hamilton cafe


Owner Lesley Leevey​ wants to do her bit to get New Zealand bi-lingual, and is doing so by encouraging customers to give te reo Māori a go without ...

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Number of suicides reaches 10-year peak, new data reveals


New Zealand had the highest number of suicides in 10 years in 2016, according to ... The rate of Maori who died by suicide was 20.3 per 100,000, with ...

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Cook arrival to Aotearoa event 'encourages awkward conversations', MP says


A $23 million event marking 250 years since Europeans arrived on Māori shores has been labelled "tone-deaf" by indigenous rights activists.

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Asia Pacific Animal Nutrition Market 2017 Analysis and Forecast to 2023


Geographically the Asia pacific animal nutrition market is segmented as Japan, China, India, Australia & New Zealand, ASEAN (Includes Indonesia, ...

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NZ College of Midwives' first Māori president hopes to increase connection with rural areas


The first Māori president of the New Zealand College of Midwives hopes to encourage a more community-based approach to training, in a bid to ...

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