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Monday, 29 July 2019

This is how WWE's CEO reacted to wrestler Darren Young coming out as gay

The now-retired gay wrestler also revealed he was 'devastated' after stopping his wrestling career in 2017 and then seeing LGBTI storylines that he ...


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UK government put 'extreme pressure' on school to halt LGBTI-inclusivity lessons

The UK government allegedly placed school officials under 'extreme pressure' to halt LGBTI-inclusivity lessons due to protests against the classes.


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Christian Bishop Says Gay People Exist Because Pregnant Women Have Anal Sex

The footage from June was posted on social media and went viral, with Accept LGBTI Cyprus posting: "How are lesbians created?" One user wrote: ...


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Oliver Stone says he can't be homophobic because he made 'Alexander'

The Platoon director says neither he or Russian President Vladimir Putin are anti-LGBTI and if people need proof they should go and watch his film ...


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Discriminatory, violent rhetoric go unpunished in Sri Lanka: UN official

The official told reporters here on Friday that the Vagrants Ordinance, in particular, was being used to target LGBTI community. He expressed concern ...


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Michigan governor to veto bill prohibiting the Pride flag outside government buildings

... she said it was to commemorate Pride month and to say that members of the LGBTI community should be treated with the respect they deserve.


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Equal marriage in Japan within six years, says newly-elected gay lawmaker

Japan's newly-elected openly-gay lawmaker, Taiga Ishikawa, said Japan will have same-sex marriage within his six years in office. LGBTI rights ...


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Scotland Is The First Country To Implement LGBTI Education In Schools

Their first order of business is to make sure people think outside the binary. Starting by making it less binary-focused. Kosoff says they were shocked ...


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Western Australia Hosts Key Cruise Exchange

Representatives from Western Australia's (WA) port destinations had a chance to pitch their business to major players from the cruise industry at an ...


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WA Liberal State conference event skips welcome to country

West Australian opposition leader Liza Harvey has trotted out a “tired, lazy argument” in defending her party not starting its annual state conference ...


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Goldfields languages reach a new audience

The Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre's Nintila competition ... the point where they might like to enter films in other competitions around Australia.


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Geelong Aboriginal model out to inspire a generation

Thankfully, she didn't have to look far for positive indigenous role models. Her grandmother Pam Pedersen is a recent Order of Australia recipient, and ...


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Former female prisoners failed by system

Poverty must not pipeline Aboriginal women to prison #freeher Plz donate now .... The shocking truth of Australia's Indigenous incarcerated ~ by Gerry ...


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Why do Australians call the British 'Poms'?

With England about to take on Australia in The Ashes, Martin Fone ponders the ... a contest fought out by the cricketing heroes of England and Australia. ... to the understandable dismay and inconvenience of the existing aboriginal ...


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'How many times does one person have to be tested?'

Aboriginal Australians are still dying: more than 400 people have died in custody since the end of the royal commission in 1991, and its findings ...


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'How many times does one person have to be tested?'

At the time of the royal commission, about 14 per cent of those in custody in Australia were Aboriginal. This has since doubled. Today, Aboriginal ...


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Institutional racism to blame for poor Māori, Pacific health, Auckland DHB says

Racism is a "basic, underlying" reason for poor health suffered by Māori and Pacific New Zealanders, a major DHB has concluded. Auckland DHB will ...


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ICCC report calls for overhaul of resource management system

Iwi/Māori and others consider the existing regulatory regimes give preference to hydro at the expense of ecological or cultural values and want higher ...


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Ardern weighs in as thousands protest in New Zealand for Maori rights

A New Zealand company's plans to build a housing development on what is considered sacred Maori land have been met with mass protests in the ...


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Maori Council says Ihumātao an issue for all New Zealanders

The head of the Maori Council says the impasse at Ihumātao is a broader issue than a dispute over historic Maori land. Thousands of protesters have ...


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DHB introduces training to combat racism

A report to the board said racism was a basic underlying cause of poor health outcomes for Māori and Pacific people. David Tipene-Leach, who chairs ...


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Thousands protest development on sacred Maori land in New Zealand

Thousands protest development on sacred Maori land in New Zealand ... as sacred to the indigenous Maori people, despite efforts by Prime Minister ...


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Young MPs call for culturally inclusive education

New Zealand's youth MPs challenged the Government to lift the success of students ... from Maori and Pasifika families, feeling excluded from our education system. ... The Report said the New Zealand education system is inherently ...


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Kiwi cop hits a peaceful note at massive NZ 'sacred site' protest

Kiwi cop hits a peaceful note at massive NZ 'sacred site' protest ... sacred to the Maori people, despite efforts by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to calm ...


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