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Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Notorious Republican homophobe, William Dannemeyer, has died

Notorious Republican homophobe, William Dannemeyer, has died
William Dannemeyer, who spent 14 years in Congress undermining LGBTI rights and protections, has passed away. He was 89 years old. He served ...

Birds Of Prey will feature a same-sex couple and fans are here for it

Birds Of Prey will feature a same-sex couple and fans are here for it
The stand-alone movie on Margot Robbie's bisexual Harley Quinn features yet another LGBTI character. Lesbian policewoman Renee Montoya, ...

These tech companies continue to donate to anti-LGBTI politicians

These tech companies continue to donate to anti-LGBTI politicians
a group of 30 LGBTI advocates sent a letter to dozens of tech companies, urging them to stop donating to anti-LGBTI ...

LGBT people are more likely to develop dementia

LGBT people are more likely to develop dementia
One in seven LGBTI Americans reported confusion or memory problems that have been getting worse over the past year compared to one in ten in the ...

Stonewall announces top global employers for 2019

Stonewall announces top global employers for 2019
The attendees will hear from four speakers throughout the night: Dann Bross from the Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality, Glenroy Muray from ...

Working towards a more inclusive world

Working towards a more inclusive world
It's important for those who are not able to 'come out', it's important for those who believe 'there are no LGBTI people in this area/workplace' and it is ...

At Uber, we want to create a workplace that is inclusive and reflects the diversity of the communities ...

At Uber, we want to create a workplace that is inclusive and reflects the diversity of the communities ...
Almost a year after the decriminalisation of homosexuality in India by a Supreme Court ruling, India maintained its past position by abstaining from a ...

I'm the gay grandson of a persecuted Jew; freedom of religion is not freedom to harm

I'm the gay grandson of a persecuted Jew; freedom of religion is not freedom to harm
A few months ago, while researching my family history, I came across a letter addressed to my grandfather, Walter Mankiewicz, from his employer, the ...

How to improve health outcomes for Indigenous peoples by making space for self-determination


In New Zealand, the Treaty of Waitangi is broadly accepted as an agreement offering solutions to policy failure. It protects the Māori right to ...

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Australia to hold a vote on finally recognizing indigenous people in the country's constitution


Two years after the Australian government rejected a landmark plan to officially recognize indigenous people in the country's Constitution, a top ...

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Bendigo academic calls for a treaty with Indigenous Australians before a referendum on ...


An Indigenous academic in Bendigo says the federal government should work towards establishing a treaty with Indigenous Australians before ...

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Teaching Indigenous languages: How Australia can learn from other countries


In Australia's 2016 census, 160 Indigenous languages were reported to be spoken at home, but only 13 of those languages are still spoken by ...

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Opportunity for change: IAG applauds Indigenous recognition plan


Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt says he will not "rush it" this time as the successful 1967 referendum was "a result of tireless advocacy and ...

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Paralympics Australia reveals Indigenous uniform design


The 2020 Australian Paralympic Team uniform features an Indigenous design representing Australia's eight States and Territories, created by ...

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Ken Wyatt urged to 'stand strong' on Indigenous voice after pressure from Coalition MPs


Mr Wyatt pledged to put the question of Indigenous constitutional recognition to Australians in a referendum within the next three years, ...

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Most voters support indigenous recognition


Most voters support recognising indigenous Australians in the constitution ... Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt has committed to holding a ...

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Māori leaders issue strong call to action over uplifts


Māori leaders have issued a call to action after a video emerged of Oranga Tamariki attempting to uplift a baby in Hawke's Bay. A wide cross-section of ...

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Māori need to stop operating within unhelpful western structures - Oranga Tamariki hui


Māori language advocate Dame Iritana Tawhiwhirangi says Māori need to stop working for government agencies, and operating within western ...

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Respiratory 'WOF' and follow up improves Māori and Pacific children's asthma management


A Hastings community pharmacy's project to improve asthma management in a group of Māori and Pacific children has left everyone breathing easier.

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Members of Māori community outraged over video featuring white men with faux moko


But Treaty of Waitangi lecturer Hemopereki Simon said his actions illustrated an on-going ignorance in New Zealand that needed to be addressed.

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Tobacco company targeting Māori for money - minister


A tobacco company is targeting Māori with its new e-cigarette because it wants to make ... Youth addiction worry as high-nicotine vape JUUL to hit NZ.

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Muaūpoko gift Horowhenua Health Centre with Māori names for rooms


There is one new name for each of the seasons: Raumati (Summer), Koanga (Spring), Hо̄toke (Winter) and Ngahuru (Autumn), as well as Te Puna ...

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Maramataka: The wisdom of the Māori lunar calendar with Rereata Makiha


A talk on the wisdom of the Maramataka, or Māori lunar calendar, promises to be thought-provoking and enlightening. Rereata Makiha (Te ...

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Marton designer's collection offers a new take on Māori art


After being selected at a competition for Māori designers, Erana Kaa will be showing her work at New Zealand Fashion Week in August. Kaa, who is ...

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