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Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Yes, I'm bisexual – and this concerns you how?

To do this, we are asking for your help to build the future LGBTI community. Making a one-off or regular donation is one of the best ways that you can ...


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'Terrifying': adopted kids removed from their gay dads in Russia

'The only thing LGBTI people can do to be completely safe is to stay invisible, hide their SOGIE (sexual orientation and gender identity), lie in their ...


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Gay Guatemala congressman-elect sharply criticizes migrant agreement with US

He said it is important for LGBTI Guatemalans to be represented in their country's congress. Dávila also told the Blade he plans to promote a ...


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Website Gay Star News to close leaving 20 staff unemployed

The closure of Gay Star News is the latest in a long list of LGBTI publishers going out of business or facing challenges. Australian websites samesame ...


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LGBTI rights activists lobby Canberra politicians on religious freedom

“Remove existing exemptions allowing anti-LGBTI discrimination, don't allow legal privileges for discrimination and hate speech in the name of ...


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Japan Elects First-Ever Openly LGBTI Person Into Parliament

This is not the first time Ishikawa has made history in Japan, with the LGBTI rights advocate previously becoming the first openly gay person to run for ...


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Group ranks best and worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights

Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia are the worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights, according to a new assessment from the International Lesbian, ...


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LGBTI community building in a conservative/homophobic rural town

I am really keen to hear from people about successful strategies for lgbti community building in a conservative rural town. Really keen to hear about ...


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The problem with Australia's sperm bank

So she turned to Australia's sperm bank and was surprised with what she found. Lots of American semen, no Aboriginal donors and a system that felt ...


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SA to reel in growth through new seafood industry forum

... recreational, charter, aquaculture, Aboriginal traditional, and processing ... “The forum will focus on opportunities to grow South Australia's seafood ...


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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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Meet the young indigenous activist decolonising environmentalism to save the planet

Through his advocacy Jamie is now asking Australia to listen to Indigenous people in order to survive the environmental and spiritual despair the ...


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Naomi Williams inquest: coroner finds bias in way hospital treated Aboriginal woman

Today we heard from the coroner acknowledging that Aboriginal people do not ... She also recommended greater employment of Indigenous people as ... Guardian Australia will hold the new Coalition government to account and ...


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Cottage a base for contrasting lifestyles

National Trust of Australia (Victoria) CEO Simon Ambrose, said the ... between a colonial settler family and local Indigenous communities during life in ...


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Australia's largest Indigenous organisation forced to shut up shop

The National Congress of Australia's First Peoples has officially closed its doors after the peak representative body went into voluntary administration ...


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Traditional owners direct Indigenous housing projects

In the Groote Eylandt part of East Arnhem Land, and in an Australian-first project where traditional owners rather than a government agency have ...


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A call for justice on NZ's 'taken generation'

With the Ihumātao occupation dominating headlines, a march on Parliament calling for an end to the state's "theft" of Māori children has slipped under ...


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Minister defends Oranga Tamariki as protest organisers explain push behind today's hikoi

The organisers of a nationwide hikoi today against the uplift of Māori .... A New Zealand tattoo artist who took explicit photos of his client's thigh tattoo ...


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Jehan Casinader is taking his turn as Breakfast host very seriously

There was a lesson in TVNZ's ownership from Casinader ("We're commercially funded... as you well know,") and a lesson in Maori land ownership ...


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Efficacy of funded drugs for diabetes patients under the spotlight

A local study is needed because such overseas data doesn't adequately account for Māori and Pacific people's genetic disposition, or non-disposition, ...


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Stratford looking for new Juliet and her Romeo in English and in Māori

"You don't have to be fluent in te reo Māori, but being able to read and speak it well is beneficial," says Kate, who adds people can audition for just one ...


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Infant immunisation rate in wider Manawatū continue to drop

"It is also especially pleasing to see the rate of Māori children who have been immunised by the five-year milestone is comparable to that of the ...


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New Zealand's indigenous Maori protest over 'stolen children'

Thousands of Maori people protested across New Zealand on Tuesday calling for an end to the practice of taking at-risk ...


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NZ's Maori protest over 'stolen children'

Thousands of Maori people have protested across New Zealand calling for an end to the practice of taking at-risk children away from their families, ...


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