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Friday, 16 August 2019

Russian LGBT activists urge government to investigate 'gay-hunting' site

Violence against the Russian LGBT+ community has surged in recent years after Russia's parliament passed a federal law banning “gay propaganda” ...


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LGBT Content Creators Sue YouTube, Say The Company Is Biased Against Gay People

A group of LGBT content creators is suing YouTube and its parent company, Google, for allegedly discriminating against gay material.


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The Real Secret Theocracy in Netflix's The Family Will Give You Chills

The organisation has been all about power and wealth, using Family members and friends in politics to support its anti-gay, anti-abortion, and ...


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Bus driver is suspended after refusing to drive a vehicle with gay-pride rainbow colours on it ...

'Norwich doesn't appreciate homophobia. 'I complained to the staff at the station and they were already aware of who I was talking about, so why has ...


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NI paper review: An electricity price hike and more 'gay cake' row

The customer, gay rights activist Gareth Lee, sued the company for discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and political beliefs.


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North Macedonia's prime minister apologies for using gay slur

North Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has apologised after using the Macedonia word for ”****” to describe a gay man at the centre of a ...


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Strategies to prevent torture against LGBTI persons: national encounter in Brasil

LGBTI persons are particularly exposed to institutional violence in detention settings. The APT is convening a meeting of torture prevention experts as ...


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Alleged gang rape victim's continued trauma amid constant court delays

“He lives in the community where the gang resides and this gang has terrorised the community, especially the LGBTI community, for many years.


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'The Chef's Line' Judge Mark (aka The Black Olive) Is Bringing Bush Food to the World

Mark has been making waves in Australia as one of the country's most famous indigenous chefs. The 57-year-old got his start with a cooking segment ...


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Indigenous consultancy to lead Kakadu tourism master plan

“Kakadu is one of Australia's iconic tourism destinations, welcoming more than ... and delivering benefits for sustainable and Indigenous-led tourism.


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'Desert Painters' are coming to Beverly Hills: Gagosian exhibition to take place in Beverly Hills.

This birthplace story of Indigenous Australian painters looks somewhat like the root story of Native American painters. As is so regularly the case with ...


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Remote community of Yuendumu in Central Australia rapidly running out of drinking water

The largest remote Aboriginal community in Central Australia is rapidly running out of drinking water. And as the quality of what remains deteriorates, ...


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The best street style from Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2019

Artists and art collectors alike gathered in the Northern Territory capital to fete the meeting of fashion and Indigenous textiles at the 2019 Darwin ...


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'One of Australian theatre's greatest treasures': Wangkatjungka performer remembered

Ningali trained as a dancer at the Aboriginal Islander Dance Theatre, then continued to perform professionally with Bangarra Dance Theatre in ...


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Statement on passing of Graham “Polly” Farmer

After growing up at Perth's Sister Kate's Home for Aboriginal children Polly went to East Perth Football Club and became a young Western Australian ...


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Rabbit Proof Fence actress Ningali Lawford-Wolf dies at Edinburgh Festival aged 52

Ningali Lawford-Wolf, Australian actress and performer, has died at the age of 52. The actress, who was of Aboriginal descent, was performing a ...


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Plea for inclusive society earns teen top youth award

Her aim was to became a museum curator and her ultimate dream was to work in a museum overseas promoting New Zealand and Māori history to ...


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Crew to sail to NZ from Tahiti using celestial navigation

“The passage from French Polynesia to New Zealand will be difficult and dangerous, and a testament to the skill of Māori ancestors who voyaged ...


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First urban growth partnership signed

New Zealand's first urban growth partnership between the Government, local ... Māori Development and Associate Housing Minister – and MP for ...


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Ngāti Kuri wants new model for Kermadec sanctuary

The chair of northernmost iwi Ngāti Kuri says new thinking is needed to ... part of New Zealand's Exclusive Econmic Zone, National ignored Māori ...


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New River Primary school pilots new programme on bowel health

... School was chosen for the pilot as a low-decile school with a large proportion of Māori and Pacific students, which the programme aimed to target.


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Racism a key concern in Rotorua hui about Oranga Tamariki legislation changes

It's the first time in New Zealand's history that the Treaty of Waitangi has ... She said it was important Maori realised it was not a truth that their lives ...


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Mouldy, damp homes linked to respiratory infection hospitalisations

Māori and Pasifika children made up two thirds of children under two ... Dr Tristram Ingram said in 2015, 7.6 percent of New Zealand children in this ...


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'We only survive on this land' - Māori landowners fight back after council claims they own $18m in ...

Māori landowners in the Far North have gathered to dispute the way their properties are rated and a Northland lawyer's backed them, saying the ...


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