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Thursday, 8 August 2019

The journey towards inclusive financial institutions.

Engaging financial institutions on LGBTI inclusion, including the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the private sector, and ensuring LGBTI voices ...


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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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LGBTI acceptance in the Netherlands: "Transpersons in particular have a hard time"

The event, where the LGBTI community shows itself to the city, is becoming increasingly popular. But how does that relate to society?


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... which includes "respectful interactions" with LGBTI detainees. It also stressed the company's zero tolerance policy for harassment or sexual assault. View article...

... which includes "respectful interactions" with LGBTI detainees. It also stressed the company's zero tolerance policy for harassment or sexual assault.


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Washington Blade returns to US-Mexico border, Central America

The Washington Blade on July 13 returned to the U.S.-Mexico border to continue its coverage of LGBTI migrants. Héctor Ruiz of ...


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Lgbti Family Still Shepard's Matthew Death Rights Fighting His Is For

to prevent the participation, consideration, or inclusion of. the stiff entry fee is intended to Lgbti Family Still Shepard's Matthew Death Rights Fighting ...


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Laws, Legal Frameworks, and the Displacement of LGBTI Persons

Instances of homophobic and transphobic violence continue unabated or are on the rise in many countries that do not have laws criminalizing LGBTI ...


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Australian LGBTI Awards in doubt after operator Twin Media Group goes into liquidation

The future of the nation's premier LGBTI awards is in doubt after the company that operates the event was placed into liquidation amid a financial ...


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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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Children's Day offers Australia the chance to centre, and focus on what's really important

As Australia celebrated National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's ... Day, with 15,000 Children's Day bags distributed across Australia.


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Jasper Jones and the face of Australia

For her interpretation of Mulvany's work, Jelk says she heightened certain elements, like the set, to highlight how Australians and Aboriginals have ...


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Crucial timing for global suicide congress

“Suicide rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are continuously ... “Having the IASP 2021 World Congress in Australia will give invaluable ...


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Australia's first Aboriginal Minister for Foreign Affairs praises Jacinda Ardern

Australia's first Aboriginal minister for indigenous affairs wants greater recognition for the people who have been living in the country for more than ...


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Screen Australia announces development funding for 17 projects

Screen Australia has announced five television series, six online projects ... Inspired by true events, Musquito tells the story of an Aboriginal warrior ...


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Native title 'cultural loss' compensation payouts likely to cost billions of dollars — so how does it ...

Dr Lisa Strelein from the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) said the wider community did not have a good ...


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Yarning circles bring Indigenous culture to ADF recruit training

"The first yarning circle aimed to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... Indigenous members in their contributions to the defence of Australia.


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Relatives across the ocean visit Kahnawake to share stories

“They shared some amazing stuff, especially the fact that Maori is the official second language of New Zealand. That knowledge motivates us as ...


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A kuia lives in a garage and uses a long drop while above her, people enjoy modern luxury

A report in February for Māori development agency Te Puni Kōkiri found 6000 Māori homes, or 29 per cent of the total, were in serious or poor ...


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Burden of trauma highlighted in MTS annual report

Māori in our region are on average 20% more likely to be hospitalised due to an injury and the numbers are increasing. This is especially prominent in ...


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Hui considers structure for Katorika Maori Commission

The hui was pivotal as part of a consultation process to establish and formalise the structure of a Katorika Māori Commission — the first ever in ...


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Former Warrior says NRL need more cultural awareness in wake of racism allegations

The NRL is not doing enough in the player welfare space when it comes to dealing with its huge Māori and Pasifika player base, ex-Warriors player ...


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Science boost for teachers

The programme also links to Maori as Aotearoa's first scientists by linking Maori myths and legends to the science topic. House of Science plans to ...


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My visit to Ihumātao as an urban Māori millennial

This story was originally published in Newsroom.co.nz and is republished with permission. An essay by Wellington poet Tayi Tibble on her experience ...


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Sean Plunket blasts Ihumātao protesters, says they want the world to burn

... because what they want to do is overthrow the system of law and governance in New Zealand." ... "The talks need to be between Māori for Māori.".


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