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Thursday, 1 August 2019

Singapore PM's wife turns heads with pro-LGBTI posts

Ho Ching, the wife of Singapore's Prime Minister, has turned heads in the conservative city-state this week by sharing pro-LGBTI posts on her ...


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LA to become largest US city to formally include LGBTI-owned businesses

Los Angeles is set to become the largest city in the US to formally include LGBTI-owned and operated businesses. The Californian city will be the ...


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Singapore Christian group face fresh criticism for online presence

The videos were widely condemned by LGBTI rights supporters in ... last year for presenting their services in a way many considered to be LGBTI.


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Extrajudicial executions in Chechnya

Frightened parents renounce their children while Chechen authorities persecute human rights advocates, LGBTI individuals and teenagers ...


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Cyprus bishop says it's hypocritical to mourn serial killer's child victims given country's abortion rate

Accept LGBTI Cyprus, an organization that says it fights against sexual discrimination in the country, shared the video online, calling his remarks “hate ...


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Denmark could soon allow trans teens to legally change gender

In 2018, the previous government set up a panel to discuss the issue as a part of its LGBTI equality plan. That panel has yet to reach a conclusion, ...


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Labor wants Australia to refuse visa for 'career bigot' Raheem Kassam

Kristina Keneally says former Breitbart editor should be banned from attending CPAC over offensive remarks about women, Muslims and LGBTI ...


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Counselling training offered

THE KZNPride is offering a great opportunity to develop one's skills on basic lay counselling and to provide support to LGBTI people in their ...


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When climate change interferes with ability 'to listen to the earth'

"In Australia, there's been very little recognition just how vulnerable Indigenous Australians are currently [to climate change] and have been over the ...


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Language is the key to success of future referendums

While it saw a “huge majority” of Australians vote yes, very little change actually occurred for Aboriginal Australians, and there were “unintended ...


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Ice binges in Aboriginal communities are being blamed on long delays to bury loved ones - as grief ...

An increase in ice binges in remote Aboriginal communities is being ... of ice in Australia, stating the delays impacted how the Indigenous community ...


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10 new political albums that will make you smile

From July 7 to 14, Australia held NAIDOC week, which seeks to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and treatment of Aboriginal ...


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Benefits boost to close indigenous schooling gap

Aboriginal parents with children at boarding school will be an average ... to increase the high school completion rates of indigenous Australians.


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It Accurately Portrays A Dark Period In Australian History

"It was of absolute importance to me," Kent says of finding an Aboriginal consultant to advise her on the film. "And when I couldn't initially, in very early ...


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High end fashion meets fine art with indigenous fabrics

The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation Country to Couture fashion ... and design are now including in Australia's most prestigious art institutions, ...


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Treasury outlines new diversity strategy, encouraging staff to “be themselves”

To do this effectively and fairly, we must represent the modern Australian ... Meghan Quinn, is the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander champion; ...


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Meeting halted after iwi leader says city not ready for refugees

Immigration New Zealand organised the meeting on Monday, which was ... Whanganui iwi leader, Ken Mair, told the hui that issues confronting Māori in the ... Whanganui was selected as a new resettlement destination in February ...


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Statistics New Zealand calls in experts to advise all public servants on data ethics

Agencies of the New Zealand government will take advice on the ethical use ... The new data-ethics advisory body for NZ public servants was brought ... of the group from the Te Ao Māori Co-Design Group, an initiative of Stats NZ to ...


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Thousands flock to Auckland Maori protest

A week after a New Zealand property development company arrived with heavy machinery, an eviction notice and police to start a long-disputed ...


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Maori Australian revives in-your-face cultural identity

In his transition from the military life Kerehona started thinking about his Maori ancestry across the Tasman Sea in neighboring New Zealand, where ...


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Blow-up planetarium teaching Hawke's Bay primary schoolkids Māori astronomy

Blow-up planetarium teaching Hawke's Bay primary schoolkids Māori ... is a registered charitable trust based in Hawke's Bay, Aotearoa-New Zealand.


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Māori King set to visit protestors at Ihumātao

The Māori King is set to visit protestors at disputed South Auckland Ihumātao ... The Māori King's visit comes after a number of Government ministers ...


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Maori Australian revives in-your-face cultural identity

In his transition from the military life Kerehona started thinking about his Maori ancestry across the Tasman Sea in neighboring New Zealand, where ...


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Gordon Ramsay shoots goat, cooks and eats it on new TV show. Internet destroys him

Uncharted kicked off in Peru after which Ramsay travelled to New Zealand's rugged South Island, where he "discovered the secrets of Maori cuisine", ...


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