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Friday, 2 August 2019

New Mandate for LGBTI Rights at the UN

Stamps commemorating the UN Free and Equal Rights Campaign in defense of LGBTI rights, launched in 2016, which caused unrest in 54 African ...


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The night Victorian police raided the Tasty nightclub

“We still have a long way before trust can be rebuilt,” Ms Brown says, pointing to the botched raid on an LGBTI bookshop in Melbourne, Hares and ...


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The forgotten factor

Not everyone who opposes abortion is a raging misogynist; not everyone with qualms about the latest frontier in LGBTI rights is a hate-filled ...


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Action needed to end school bullying torment of LGBTI students

LGBTI young people are five times more likely to be victims of intimidation and attacks - forcing many to skip classes or drop out of school completely.


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Cameroon: Trans people form trans advocacy network

“Now we can show what we are capable of. ” Steeves Winner, the author of this article, is an activist for LGBTI rights in Cameroon who writes under a ...


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U.S. Embassy in Germany hosts meeting with LGBTI activists

U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell participated in a panel with a group of LGBTI activists that took place at the U.S. ...


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How a hashtag looks set to offer LGBTI people a MeToo moment in Poland View

Ten days ago, approaching the main city square where Białystok's first ever LGBTI pride march was due to start, I was met with a scene of chaos.


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The New Humanitarian

Notorious in the early 2000s for its high rate of femicide, Juárez is a dangerous city to wait in, especially for migrants and women, not to mention LGBTI ...


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Brisbane's path to Indigenous recognition since the Uluru Statement from the Heart

will have a chance to vote to recognise First Nations people in our constitution in the next three years and momentum for reform is ...


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A feasible pathway towards achieving a voice mechanism

He begins by emphasising the reality of indigenous history and culture prior to the colonisation of Australia, and the further waves of migration that ...


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Found in Translation: The journey of a multilingual dictionary

2019 is the international year of Indigenous languages. ... I wanted to make it available to Central Australian Aboriginal communities since it remained ...


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Why the huge Aboriginal painting coming to Sharjah this November is a must-see

The Ngurrara are Aboriginal people who originally lived on the Great Sandy Desert, in the north west of Australia. They were reportedly some of the ...


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ABC dramatises British nuclear tests

Carried out in secret, the tests were later blamed for their long-term health effects on the Aboriginal custodians of the land and former Australian ...


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Sam Newman's shock move after Adam Goodes controversy

We see that Australia's history of dispossession and disempowerment of ... impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander players and communities.


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Burrup partnerships to go on

The University of Western Australia, Rio Tinto and the Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation have had a partnership to monitor the art for the past five years ...


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Attack on national anthem aired in school

Indigenous students at a Canberra school have screened controversial footage of popular Aboriginal rapper Adam Briggs denouncing the Australian ...


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Hands Off Our Tamariki marchers reject collaboration

"We want an alternative system and we want our way to do that, our pathways for our whānau Māori and especially tamariki to heal. We're not ...


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$11.5 million project to revolutionise ocean forecasting

A bold new project that will revolutionise New Zealand's ability to comprehensively ... Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board, Chair Robert Edwards says the ...


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First Māori writer to receive Michael King Fellowship

... Kahungunu and Ngāti Pahauwera) is the first Māori writer to be awarded the prestigious Creative New ZealandMichael King Writer's Fellowship.


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Kelvin Davis rejects calls for PM to visit Ihumātao ater return

Minister for Crown Māori Relations Kelvin Davis has rebuffed protesters' calls for the Prime Minister to visit Ihumātao after her return to New Zealand ...


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Te Arawa all-stars unite for Aronui Indigenous Arts Festival

The whāriki (foundations) of the ahurei (festival) have been woven together by the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI), Te Tatau o ...


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High hopes to get more Māori completing university, with the help of US programme

He became the first aviator to circumnavigate the globe in a New Zealand made aircraft that is also believed to be the smallest single engine aircraft to ...


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Revolutionising ocean forecasting project launches

A bold new project that will revolutionise New Zealand's ability to comprehensively ... Whakatohea Maori Trust Board, chair Robert Edwards says the ...


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Māori-Crown tertiary education advisory group positive step

“Our hope is that the new governance structure ensures direct lines of ... in education in New Zealand, and in honouring the relationship expressed in ...


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