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Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Here are the 10 most financially successful LGBTQ films in history

The late Robin Williams stars as Armand Goldman, the openly gay owner of a ... Starring Taron Egerton as the iconic British singer-songwriter, fantasy ...


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10 best LGBT shows of 2019 (so far)

Not only are there more LGBT TV characters on small screens this year, but many are also written with much more care than the gays of years past.


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Openly gay lawyer seeks Tunisian presidency in first for Arab world

Mounir Baatour heads the country's main LGBT rights group. ... and “recognising the rights of people of the Amazigh" ethnic group and LGBT rights.


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LGBT+ murders at 'alarming' levels in Latin America

The Regional Information Network on Violence against LGBTI People in Latin America and the Caribbean said it was the first time data had been ...


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Czech Republic needs to catch up on LGBTI rights

Activists drew attention to the fact that the liberalisation of Czech society and the reduction of stigmatisation of LGBTI people have stagnated for ...


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Hundreds of thousands attend Medellín's annual Flower Fair parade

There were no overt references to Medellín's LGBTI community among parade participants, but one of the flower arrangements did note the city's ...


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Trans Rights are Human Rights – Ellen Murray's Amnesty NI lecture at Belfast Pride

In an address titled Trans Rights are Human Rights, Murray argued that “we're currently in the middle of a backlash against LGBTI rights more broadly, ...


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Pride Week spotlight: Artistic freedom in LGBTI communities

In 2019, LGBTI artists and art continue to be at greater risk when it comes to expressing themselves artistically. These risks may vary from death ...


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'Virtuosic' Yolngu leader wins top prize at National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

The curator of Aboriginal art at the Museum and Gallery of the Northern ... Artist Kaylene Whiskey from Indulkana in South Australia won the painting ...


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Ban tourists to protect Australia's sacred sites

From mountains to beaches, Aboriginal groups across Australia are pushing back against public access to heritage sites in an attempt to preserve ...


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SBS and Screen Australia increase opportunities for under-represented screenwriters

These include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally ... Lee Naimo, Screen Australia Investment Manager – Online adds:.


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A shocking lesson for Tasmania after centuries of forgetting

In 1992 the High Court threw this out, ruling that customary Aboriginal laws ... stories are also the stories of countless other Australian communities.


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The Sound of Violence

The multiple murders of Aboriginal Australians and settlers are depicted without gore, possessing instead a cold matter-of-factness. What remains ...


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Progress made on closing the vision gap for Indigenous Australians

Australia has made strong progress closing the eye health and vision gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people but there is still a long way ...


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Diversity draws attention

The time's long gone when the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards were seen just as Australia's premier indigenous art awards.


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SBS partners with Screen Australia to increase opportunities for under-represented screenwriters

These include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people living with a ...


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Respected elder Romana's death investigated after 'unexplained' incident at housing complex

The death of Māori elder Romana Tautahi Romana is under investigation ... Māori Party president Che Wilson acknowledged Romana as a party ... a quiet, respected man who'd lived at the Housing New Zealand complex in Felix St ...


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New health degree offered at University of Waikato

He says New Zealand's health system is under increasing pressure to ... needs, including those with high numbers of Maori and Pacific residents.


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Amazon Alexa can now teach English and te reo Māori

New Zealand personality and author Miriama Kamo, and illustrator Zak Waipara, gifted their children's book, Stolen Stars of Matariki, for Alexa's use.


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New report on criminal justice from The Salvation Army

This year has seen an unusually large number of important New Zealand criminal justice ... and the more recent Māori hui's manifesto (Inaia Tonu Nei ...


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Reimagining Biodiversity in Aotearoa

In doing so, we could emulate the great Oceanic voyagers (Māori and Pākehā) ... Sadly, New Zealand biodiversity losses match this global decline.


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More than census data is compromised after resignation of chief statistician

The result? A national survey that failed to count one in 10 New Zealanders, that missed so many Māori, that failed to reach so many in the East Cape, ...


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Creating a place for Māori in the University of Otago's 150 year history

Initially, the proposal of a “New Zealand university” was rejected by ... “The increasing engagement with Māori led Otago to take note, at last, of its ...


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Iwi forging closer relationship with Stats NZ

Iwi forging closer relationship with Stats NZ over Māori data solutions. The Data Iwi Leaders Group supports the findings of an independent review into ...


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