Stigmabase is a non-profit internet initiative dedicated to informing and raising awareness on the damaging effects of social exclusion and stigma around the world. The marginalization of individuals or categories of individuals is a too common phenomenon. Millions of people are facing this problem around the world and many complex factors are involved.

Tuesday, 6 August 2019

The far right, LGBTIQ people and a strategy for resistance

As the far right has risen, examples of its attacks on LGBTI rights have multiplied. Brazil's new far-right president Jair Bolsonaro is a prominent and ...


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Homo-opponent Tom Price confirmed as Trump's health minister

LGBTI activists were appalled: The Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTI organization in the US, said immediately after confirmation that Price ...


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Do you respect Lgbti people?

Of course, yes. Everyone deserves respect regardless of their sexual and gender orientation ...


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Turkish LGBTI+ activist says Friday sermons target gender diverse persons

Niyaz Uslu from the Lambdaistanbul LGBTI+ Solidarity Association said Friday sermons in Turkish mosques spread hate and discrimination, and ...


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Religious Schools and LGBTI Rights: a Delicate Balance

The rancorous debate concerning religious freedom and the rights of the LGBTI community has produced several troubling side-effects, not least of ...


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Labor wants to ban a provocateur who makes horrid comments about some minorities

He has regularly attacked the LGBTI community with homophobic and transphobic comments on social media. We should not allow a career bigot — a ...


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Working Effectively with LGBTI People

The workshop will focus on the experiences of LGBTI people in regional and rural Australia, the three critical points of an LGBTI person's mental health ...


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The Irish Times view on growing anti LGBTI sentiment in Poland: Pogrom mood spins out of control

Regional LGBTI marches have turned into riots. Terrified marchers have been confronted by stone- and bottle-throwing football hooligans, far-right ...


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Australia needs a national plan to reduce sepsis deaths: researchers

Children and Indigenous Australians are among the most at risk, with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the Northern Territory having the highest ...


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Mick Dodson, Ursula Raymond stress importance of young Aboriginal voices in treaty consultations

Mick Dodson says a treaty would be a "settlement or agreement" between Indigenous Australians and the government; Deputy commissioner Ursula ...


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Ken Wyatt 'gauging support' in government for Indigenous recognition

Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt says he was consulting fellow MPs to gauge their support for constitutional recognition of Aboriginal people ...


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A Hard-Edged Revenge

Set in 1825, it depicts Australia's colonial period as an orgy of rape and ... white colonizers of Australia are trying to kill off as many Aboriginal people ...


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Indigenous clean-up program preventing evictions

Aboriginal people who have saved themselves from eviction are helping others to keep their rental homes — and the concept is as simple as it is ...


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Australia's government wants to amend the constitution. But how?

William Ferguson, a pioneering campaigner for Aboriginal rights, founded an organisation ... More than 3% of Australia's 25m people are Aboriginals.


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Indigenous voice of division would force parliament's hand Daniel Wild

All major policy decisions made by parliament affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait ... Laws are passed by parliament on behalf of all Australian citizens ...


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Kaurna Aboriginal remains returned to SA

The head of humanities at the South Australian Museum Professor John Carty said the graves of many Kaurna people were disturbed in the ...


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Where New Zealand lets its children down

It's a three year scheme that will try to bring a new Te Ao Māori point of view into the classroom. It will work with communities to bring their perspective ...


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Māori social networks revealed by obsidian

Obsidian was used as a tool by Māori before European contact and it turns up ... Most important archaeological site in New Zealand continues to lure ...


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Health system partly to blame for inequity in New Zealand, academic says

When Māori did see a doctor, Goodyear-Smith said they often received information they didn't understand about how to manage their condition and ...


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Health system partly to blame for inequity in New Zealand, academic says

New Zealand's complex and fragmented health system needs restructuring ... Institutional racism was also an issue, she said, with Māori not getting ...


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NZ Maori Council releases data on whanau violence campaign

The New Zealand Maori Council has released data showing its campaign around whanau and domestic violence when it comes to Children has been ...


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Shane Jones labels protestors at Ihumātao 'freedom campers'

The Māori King visited the site at the weekend and asked that both sides meet this week to find a way to move forward after weeks of mana whenua ...


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New Zealand Geographic Board retracts Ohakune macron after iwi complaint

New Zealand Geographic Board retracts Ohakune macron after iwi ... that following the announcement of 824 Māori place names made official on ...


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Renewed calls for sugar tax to help health outcomes for Māori and Pasifika

A genetic discovery in New Zealand's first and largest longitudinal study ... It has also prompted a call for better social support for Pasifika and Māori ...


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