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Tuesday, 30 July 2019

Parents groups protest after school allows boys to wear skirts

People often refer to Taiwan as the best place to be LGBTI in Asia. ... Education Act which teaches LGBTI anti-discrimination and LGBTI sex education.


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'SA's LGBTI community can't only live our lives in obituaries'

Since 2006 Zanele Muholi has made their name on a long-running series of portraits of black LGBTI South Africans titled Faces and Phases, which ...


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LGBTI community groups have released a... - The Equality Project

LGBTI community groups have released a mental health resource ahead of the upcoming religious discrimination debate. The self care guide ...


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'Bearded lady' Harnaam Kaur: 'I don't give a sh*t about gender stereotypes'

'I do get messages from people in the LGBTI community about how my work has helped them come to terms with who they are and the way their ...


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LGBTI Muslim charity calls out woman in burqa shouting homophobic abuse

Call out homophobia, but we also need the LGBTI community to stand up to racism and Islamophobia, writes non-binary Muslim Faizan ...


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Transgender activists in Thailand propose law to protect their rights

Well-known singer and LGBTI icon Jern Jern Boonsoongnern backed the ... But, activists have slammed a civil unions bill as failing to give LGBTI ...


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A thousand rainbows will shake the sky: the left and gay liberation

LGBTI people took note, adopting a similarly aggressive strategy oriented to the streets and willing to be disruptive in pursuit of, not just acceptance, ...


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LGBTI people in Nepal demand to be counted

LGBTI rights advocates in Nepal have encouraged the government to conduct a census of the LGBTI community. According to local LGBTI publication ...


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Our national broadcaster keeps helping Marcia Langton spread her smears

The university made her a Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor, as well as its Foundation Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies. Here, we're ...


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Poverty at core of this inequity Nick Cater

Infant mortality is 2.4 times higher than those of other Australians. Life expectancy for an indigenous male is on a par with that of men in Nicaragua but ...


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AusIMM pledges commitment to Indigenous women in mining

... women in the sector by signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Indigenous Women in Mining and Resources Australia (IWIMRA).


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Court Documents Reveal Racist Comments by Australian Judge

Children of the Australian Aboriginal community of Ramingining play in East Arnhem Land, located east of the Northern Territory city of Darwin.

Biggest native title deal in danger of dissident defeat

The biggest land rights deal in Australian history is in danger of being killed off, ... the $1.3 billion land-and-cash package to benefit 30,000 Aboriginal people. ... Represented pro bono by one of Australia's most respected native title ...


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Recognising ancient culture sees land added to Murujuga National Park

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan advise: "The inclusion of this ... "The Centre is a watershed project which is going to showcase Aboriginal ...


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Uluru climbing ban shows how fragile some of us really are

Our aboriginal brothers and sisters will never be pleased.” “Just wait till the tourist dollars that support the local Aboriginal communities drys up — suddenly ... the true level of pain and dispossession that White Australia was feeling.


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Six Kaurna old people to return to Country in South Australia

“The return of ancestors to their traditional custodians is profoundly significant for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,” Minister Fletcher said.


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'Racism' behind why Govt won't buy Ihumātao land

The Māori Party president is accusing the Government of double standards when it comes to resolving Māori issues. The land dispute at Ihumātao is ...


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A young Aucklander walking the climate action talk

We had such great wisdom and knowledge about the environment from a Te Ao Māori perspective shared with us by Māori leaders who attended the ...


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Māori health inequities need new tools

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is challenging the health sector to understand and address inequities in how Māori access and receive ...


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JustSpeak statement of support for Hands off our Tamariki

... Aotearoa seeking to change the conversation on criminal justice in New Zealand. ... This issue disproportionately impacts Māori children and whānau. ... When a Māori mother is identified as high risk by Oranga Tamariki, it is not ...


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Thousands of Maori protesters halt building plans on scared land

Thousands of people have protested in New Zealand this weekend against plans by the country's largest builder to develop homes on land seen as ...


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Oranga Tamariki 'our job to fix', Winston Peters says ahead of Parliament protest

Peters' comments come just a day before a group of Māori lawyers, midwives, social workers and academics called Hands Off Our Tamariki plan to ...


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National rises against Labour, with 45 against 43 in 1 News Colmar Brunton poll

New Zealand First had dropped below the 5 per cent threshold to 3 per cent, while the Māori Party, Act and New Conservatives were all on 1 per cent.


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'Cultural renaissance in Māoridom' needed, says Winston Peters ahead of Oranga Tamariki protests

... today come as protests are set to take place across New Zealand tomorrow over Oranga Tamariki's removal of Māori tamariki and mokopuna.


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