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.

Monday, 12 August 2019

FBI arrests Las Vegas man accused of plotting to attack synagogue or LGBT bar

Federal prosecutors said a southern Nevada man, who was employed as a security guard, was charged and arraigned in ...


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Perth LGBTI Professionals

Perth LGBTI Professionals. Join us in August for our usual evening of networking, drinks and new friends at The Stables Bar, on Wednesday August ...


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5 Stories from Europe You May Not Have Seen

How a hashtag looks set to offer LGBTI people a MeToo moment in Poland Ten days ago, approaching the main city square where Białystok's first ...


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Murder of trans woman sparks fears of rising anti-LGBT+ violence in Ecuador

Diane Rodriguez, president of the Ecuadorian Federation of LGBTI Organizations and the first trans woman elected to Ecuador's National Assembly, ...


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Scotland: street festival to be held in Edinburgh for transgender rights

Playwright Jo Clifford, who will perform at the event, said, “This is a difficult time for everyone in the LGBTI and queer community, and it's really ...


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Lights dim, but Australia's LGBTI media fights on

The community LGBTI radio station in Melbourne has been operating for 25 years and has about 550000 listeners a month, but last week it let go two ...


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Australia: Lights dim, but country's LGBTI media fights on

Australia: Lights dim, but country's LGBTI media fights on. Radio and print outlets say some companies splash the rainbow flag during pride month, but ...


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Poland's ruling party fuels anti-LGBT sentiment ahead of elections

“Bialystok and the things that happened around the march were a tipping point in the public discourse regarding LGBTI issues in Poland and this part ...


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Growing up in Australia isn't easy when you're made to feel different

So to the young African Australian that will experience micro and major aggressions ... Solicitor and contributor to Growing up Aboriginal in Australia.


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Why learning to love yourself can be harder for some

Growing up non-white in Australia can make you self-conscious about a lot of .... I'd go to castings and they'd be like, "You're not Aboriginal enough" or ...


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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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When rape onscreen is directed by a woman

She is accompanied by an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, played by ... Tasmania, off Australia's southeastern coast, with her first serious boyfriend.


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'We will return it to a pre-European state' – Australia's brave mission to rewild

Aboriginal people worked with the natural world – not living off it but living with it, realising this was the way to survive. Being an island, Australia was ...


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When mining royalties become radioactive for local communities

Decades later, he became South Australia's first Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission commissioner and then Native Title commissioner.


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An Aboriginal healing ceremony at Auschwitz

Represented Australia along with a cousin, Bruce Pascoe and assisted by Slow Foods Australia at the World Indigenous Conference for Sustainability ...


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Why are Darwin babies better vaccinated than Palmo bubs?

Aboriginal bubs in Darwin suburbs are more likely to be ... For non-Aboriginal bub — Darwin City babies were most likely to be ... said overall the NT coverage was “very similar” to the Australia-wide coverage.


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The man hijacking the Cook commemorations to tell the story of Polynesian exploration

Goldie's famous painting The Arrival of the Maoris in New Zealand portrays ... Generations of Māori and Pacific people have grown up without the ...


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Let's direct our anger to the real cause of child abuse, not the social workers

He became yet another symbol of New Zealand's child abuse rate – "our ... Last week, I interviewed Māori social workers who are proud to work for ...


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History of recent protests by Māori in New Zealand

Thousands of indigenous Māori are protesting in New Zealand, demanding land rights and more reforms for the community, ...


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Colonisation and archaic British law behind state welfare

“One in 12 Māori boys in Aotearoa New Zealand were placed in care between 1960 and 1980. One in a 1000 Pākehā boys were placed in care during ...


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Bridges criticises Jacinda Ardern for handling of Ihumātao land dispute, says she should tell ...

"She talked about solutions for Māori by Māori with no clear view on how to resolve matters," he said. "Since the Prime Minister's involvement, the ...


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In New Zealand, young Māori women lead the battle for indigenous rights

Using social media and crowd-funding websites, the groups are mobilising community support to demand land rights and other reforms for Māori in ...


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Kaipara catchment first for Govt's healthy waterways fund

He is a member of Kahui Wai Māori, the Government's Māori freshwater ... "Every New Zealander should be able to swim in their river without getting ...


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Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 28

Thousands of indigenous Māori are protesting in New Zealand, demanding land rights and more reforms for the community, in the highest-profile ...


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