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Wednesday, 7 August 2019

Amsterdam Canal Pride parade celebrates Stonewall anniversary

... over 500,000 visitors from around the world expected to cheer on 80 boats representing a wide variety of organizations from the LGBTI+ community.


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Chris Smith says the Evie Amati case should be a wake-up call

Smith says LGBTI people need to look at the case of Convicted murderer Evie Amati and realise that surgery is not the answer for all transgender ...


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Deloitte Supports Bermuda's First Pride Parade

“As part of Deloitte Bermuda's ongoing diversity and inclusion practices, and our continued support for the LGBTI community, we are delighted to ...


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Montenegro politicians block law recognising same-sex unions

In 2018 LGBTI ERA study, 51 percent of LGBT+ people from Montenegro said they were closeted, 76 percent said they avoided holding hands with a ...


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Gender is where the feminist and LGBTI movements meet. Here's why

The ill-treatment of women in our societies and the ill-treatment of LGBTI persons have the same root cause. It is all about sex and gender – and they ...


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'Relieved and happy': Tribunal finds councillor vilified man

Mr Comensoli, who works in LGBTI health, didn't have the money to hire a lawyer so represented himself at the “very adversarial” tribunal, where he ...


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“LGBTI” for “sexuality and gender diverse” for new Strategic Plan

ACON has adopted new language in referring to the people who access its services, dropping “LGBTI” and instead referring to “people who are ...


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School Under Fire For Allowing Homophobic Pastor To Preach In Assembly

A school is under fire after it allowed a homophobic pastor to speak at an event, where he preached to students that LGBTI people go to hell.


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How to increase the relevance and use of social and behavioural science

An agreement between the University and the Aboriginal Corporation ... may help establish viable Aboriginal-owned industries in remote Australia.


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Fears ancient disease that killed millions could break out in Australia - as doctors issue urgent ...

Eleven patients were born in Australia, including seven Torres Strait Islanders. There were no cases among Aboriginal Australians. A 28-year-old ...


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Indigenous but not disadvantaged: Langton

Prominent indigenous academic Marcia Langton says Aboriginal people in big cities are not disadvantaged, and handing out taxpayer funds to help ...


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All Australians can learn from Goodes' story

Former Footy Show panellist Sam Newman has agreed to undergo cultural awareness training with respected Aboriginal consultant Eddie Moore.


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Australia to be sued for destruction of Aboriginal land

The Australian federal government is facing a lawsuit over damage done to Aboriginal land by the decades-old mining project that sparked the ...


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'Thoughtful, progressive … misunderstood': Research challenges youth stereotypes

A report titled Young Blood: The New Australia has shed light on the ... “Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders have systematically been ...


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'I feel sad. Why are they climbing?' Aboriginal woman urges tourists to stop scaling Uluru ahead of ...

Climbing on the Uluru will be banned from October 26, which has resulted in droves of Australian's and tourists travelling to climb Uluru while they still ...


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The Secret River — a powerful confrontation with Australia's colonial past

Neil Armfield's staging is sparse, putting the focus on a 19-strong cast of all ages, of both white and Aboriginal Australians. Kids slide across the stage ...


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World's largest hāngi pit dug in Christchurch

The world's largest public hangi pit has been dug in Christchurch's CBD. Locals learned to cook and serve traditional Māori kai from hāngi masters.


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Actor Julian Dennison joins Ihumātao protestors outside Parliament

Today, he spoke to the crowd about the Youth Parliament agreeing Māori history, including raupatu (land confiscations), should be taught in New ...


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Māori social networks revealed by obsidian

Māori in the Auckland and Northland regions were historically quite social, a recent study employing "social network analysis" of obsidian rock has ...


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Kiwis with asthma at risk during whooping cough outbreak

Rates of pertussis are higher in Maori and Pasifika people aged 15+, with rates of respiratory diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive ...


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NZ Maori Council calls on National Leader to apologize

The New Zealand Maori Council has called on National Party Leader, Simon Bridges, to apologize to the Tokelauan people, who are also citizens of ...


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'Complex, fragmented' health system is fuelling inequities

Māori, Pacific and low-income New Zealanders in particular are losing out and the way the health system is organised is partly to blame, they say.


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Newshub tries to childishly shame Green MPs for Ihumātao anger & why Jacinda is warning ...

Jacinda is walking a political tight rope here. The best solution is one agreed and decided on by Māori and sorted quickly enough before those darker ...


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Palmerston North protesters picket in support of Ihumātao occupation

The land is sacred to Māori and archeological valuable as the site of one of the earliest Māori settlements in New Zealand, dating to the 14th century.


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