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Tuesday, 13 August 2019

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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Chilean Senate Once Again Begins Equal Marriage Debate

LGBTI activists and Eduardo Court, a civil law professor, attended it. Court referred to the advancement of equal marriage in Latin America, as well as ...


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Lawsuits in four Caribbean countries challenge colonial-era sodomy laws

LGBTI people in four Caribbean countries over the last year have filed lawsuits against their nations' colonial-era sodomy laws. Javin Johnson and ...


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LGBTI advisory centre deals with increasing number of discrimination cases

The LGBTI community turns to the inPoradňa advisory centre mostly due to discrimination. They witness it mostly in health care, employment and ...


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Polish archbishop compares LGBTI community to 'red plague'

Polish archbishop compares LGBTI community to 'red plague' ... A leading Polish archbishop has compared the country's LGBTI community to the “red ...


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Drag queens teach preschool children about 'inclusion and diversity' at local libraries - as critics ...

... has expressed his concern the events serve as a 'backdoor' for the Safe Schools campaign - which pushes for greater inclusion for LGBTI students.


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ACON praises Cricket Australia's trans inclusion policy

“Data from the National LGBTI Health Alliance state that trans and gender diverse adults are nearly eleven times more likely to attempt suicide than the ...


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Alcohol giant takes sober leap for parenthood

I'm not speaking for the whole LGBTI community, and I don't have much detail on the announcement; I am learning about the situation as it develops.


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$3 billion pledge to give Indigenous suppliers a bigger slice of business

Mr Smith is hoping a new Business Council of Australia program, pledging to buy $3 billion in supplies from Indigenous companies, will provide a ...


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Make remote school attendance a priority

... the Northern Territory, Western Australia and South Australia with former indigenous envoy Tony Abbott, Dr Dillon said solutions should “start now”.


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ATO hones Indigenous super support

The Australian Tax Office has identified lack of awareness of multiple super accounts among remote Indigenous communities as a recurring theme ...


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'Raising the Bar' to build a successful and vibrant Indigenous business sector in Australia

In an effort to continue building a successful and vibrant Indigenous business sector in Australia, some of Australia's corporate giants will today pledge ...


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Indigenous Australians Minister rules out judicial inquiry into Native Title

In response to questions from The Transcontinental, Indigenous Australians ... "We do not have a position on the Aboriginal Reform Group of SA." ...


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One of world's oldest cultures turn to new technology to preserve languages

Australia is home to some of the world's oldest languages but ... Hoping to save Australia's vast diversity of Aboriginal languages, it is ...


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Men's Swimwear Brand Pays Tribute To Aboriginals' Artistic Heritage While Following Sustainable ...

While traveling in the secluded Kimberley region of North West Australia, Alexandre learned about tribal aboriginal art and began working closely with ...


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Aboriginal rapper's explosive attack on the national anthem is shown at Dickson College

'Essentially students wanted to get non-indigenous Australians thinking about why the anthem is such a hotly discussed topic and why indigenous ...


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'Being here makes me feel more Māori' - the night shift at Ihumātao

... the land at Māngere continues as protestors try and stop Fletcher Residential building several hundred houses on the site which is sacred to Māori.


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National won't support granting prisoners voting rights

A law change may hinge on New Zealand First's position, as Labour voted against the ... The high likelihood that Māori released from prison would not re-enrol to vote is shows a ... But New Zealand First's support would be needed.


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Dr Ann' spent her life putting others first

On one occasion she was taken by toa (Māori warriors) to tend Tītokowaru, the famous Māori resistance fighter of the New Zealand Wars, then living ...


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Exclusive top Māori language academy comes to an end

Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo Māori trained some of the nation's best Māori orators and broadcasters to reach the pinnacle of the Māori language.


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'We are already home': Ihumātao group responds to Simon Bridges' comments

The land at Ihumātao, confiscated from Māori in 1863 and sold to the Wallace family in 1869, was designated a SHA in 2014 under the National-led ...


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Jacinda Ardern against blanket right to vote for all prisoners

But she will need the support of New Zealand First to bring about that ... that said a 2010 ban on prisoners voting had disproportionately hurt Māori and ...


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Izakai claims 'outstanding new venue' award

The restaurant, which blends Japanese food with a New Zealand Maori influence, is located in the new Bayfair dining precinct, and is centred on the ...


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National attacks 'all talk and no action' education plan

While New Zealand students left school with qualifications comparable to other developed countries, Maori, Pacific, students from low socio-economic ...


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