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Friday, 19 July 2019

10 Major Moments From 'The Project' That Broke The Internet

10 Major Moments From 'The Project' That Broke The Internet
About seven years ago -- a time when Australia was still coming to grips with legalising gay marriage -- we were brought back down to earth by Magda ...

Film festival in LA to celebrate Asia's first same-sex weddings

Film festival in LA to celebrate Asia's first same-sex weddings
Outfest, which started in 1982, has become one of the top LGBTI film festivals in the world, bringing together filmmakers from across the globe to share ...

Tours cancelled of Catholic priest who linked autism to homosexuality

Tours cancelled of Catholic priest who linked autism to homosexuality
A Catholic priest who linked autism to homosexuality has cancelled his upcoming Australian tour. Church authorities cancelled his tours in Ireland and ...

If we want realistic bisexuals on screen, let's start with the closeted ones

If we want realistic bisexuals on screen, let's start with the closeted ones
One of the only indicators we have when looking at LGBTI representation on screen is the GLAAD report. Of the 329 LGBTQ characters in last year's ...

Social workers charged with negligence for adopting kids to gay man in Russia

Social workers charged with negligence for adopting kids to gay man in Russia
It prevents the positive representation of LGBTI issue on any kind of media platform. The government argued it protected minor from 'unconventional' ...

Israel Folau's GoFundMe page may breach crowdfunding rules

Israel Folau's GoFundMe page may breach crowdfunding rules
By early Friday afternoon, Folau had raised more than $308,000 for legal proceedings against Rugby Australia and Rugby NSW over the termination ...

Three OUT HERE LGBQTI documentaries funded

Three OUT HERE LGBQTI documentaries funded
Network 10 and Screen Australia are proud to announce the three documentary ... An observational documentary set in regional NSW that follows gay, ...

Russia fined thousands of dollars for anti-LGBTI rulings

Russia fined thousands of dollars for anti-LGBTI rulings
Russia will pay a price for a series of anti-LGBTI actions thanks to a ruling at the European Court of Human Rights. From 2006-2011 Russia refused to ...

Let's talk about racism


Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan said the film offered Australia ... We also need to talk about the fact that there are many Aboriginal and ...

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Matilda Langford invited to National Indigenous Law Conference



Matilda Langford presents the alumni welcome address at the Bunga Barrabugu Winter Program. 

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Indigenous recognition: what, if anything, will Australians be asked to vote on?


It has been more than two years since Indigenous leaders resolved to push for a constitutionally enshrined Indigenous voice in parliament. Last week ...

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Housing crisis looming on Palm Island as National Partnership on Remote Indigenous Housing stalls


Palm Island Mayor Alf Lacey said indigenous councils were caught in the ... Mr Wyatt, the first indigenous person in Australia to serve as Indigenous ...

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Northern Territory would back indigenous referendum bid


The move comes as the federal government embarks on a $7.3 million "co-design" process that Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt hopes will ...

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Opinion Indigenous affairs: why reinvent the wheel?


Australia's policymakers must address the cultural and institutional barriers that exist for Indigenous Australians instead of framing them as a problem ...

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What Morrison is missing in Indigenous referendum talks


Bringing the experience, knowledge and wisdom of Indigenous Australians to bear on the policies and laws that affect them and their communities will ...

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Support for water reallocation to indigenous communities


"Indigenous Australians have been historically excluded from water rights and now have very little control over water use. This new study showed firm ...

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Christchurch craft store accused of racial profiling



A Māori woman is accusing craft store Lincraft of racial profiling, after she was accused of stealing cross-stitch from one of its shops in Christchurch.

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Rotorua students come first and second in global psychotherapy essay competition



... we had to write it so that anyone outside of New Zealand would know what a ... "When you think about the barriers to completing a degree for Māori ...

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New Zealand team bridges Indigenous cultures with haka at Sask. Powwow


... converged at a Saskatchewan powwow when a New Zealand softball team performed the haka, a traditional dance of that country's Māori people.

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Hutt Valley Matariki Achieving Excellence in Māori Health Awards


The awards, led by Hutt Valley DHB's Māori Health Team, celebrated ... with the rising of the Matariki (star cluster) marking the Māori New Year.

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Marco ciampa revamps maori yacht 64ft with dynamic lines and welcoming stern


for the maori yacht, designer marco ciampa built on his 2017 model maori yacht 54ft , and built on its horizontal aesthetic to make the design even ...

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Te Ahu o te Reo Māori Kapiti-Horowhenua Orientation Day


Another long-term commitment for our Government is to create more opportunities for all New Zealanders to learn te reo Māori. That's a core value for ...

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Why do video games keeping messing up Māori representation?


It's no secret that New Zealanders squeal in glee at the mere mention of their homeland, so the presence of a Māori character was sure to set off ...

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'By Māori, for Māori' - Oranga Tamariki hui reveals Māori want to look after their own children


Managing Director of Te Kōhao Health Lady Tureiti Moxon told TVNZ1's Breakfast no child should ever be removed from their families. Source: ...

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