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Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Russia's LGBT people will never stop fighting

When Putin launched his relatively unpopular third presidential campaign in 2012 against a background of mass protests, the demonisation of LGBTI ...


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LGBTI people have the highest rate of... - National LGBTI Health Alliance

"LGBTI people have the highest rate of suicidality - which includes suicidal thoughts, plans and attempts - among any population in Australia, but the ...


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Christian Porter brings draft religious freedom plans to cabinet

LGBTI advocates have been urging the community to make their views known to the Federal Government about proposed religious discrimination and ...


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Our LGBTI Employees tell their stories | Deloitte Australia

“I didn't come out when I was 17, I started coming out…” Deloitte Digital Manager Graham Price shares a personal story to nearly 6,000 people around ...


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Police Chief acknowledges 20 year relationship with LGBTI community

Chief Commissioner of Police Graham Ashton today acknowledged the 20 year anniversary of the Victoria Police LGBTI portfolio reference group.


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Palestinian Police Ban LGBT Group From Holding Events in West Bank

Palestinian authorities have banned an LGBTI advocacy group from holding events in the West Bank. AlQaws for Sexual and Gender Diversity in ...


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Cuba prevents LGBTI activist from traveling to US

The Cuban government last week prevented an LGBTI activist from traveling to the U.S.. Leandro Rodríguez García, director of the Cuban Foundation ...


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EOIs sought for LGBTI aged care Royal Commmission Advisory Group

The National LGBTI Health Alliance are seeking expressions of interest from LGBTI elders and representatives to join an advisory group to inform a ...


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Linda Burney's message to Scott Morrison on indigenous voice

It comes after Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt last week explicitly rejected putting an indigenous voice in the Constitution, which is a key ...


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The suburban Adelaide address that could be the nation's most important cultural site

“What you have in this room is, in effect, the essence, the distillation, the summation of Aboriginal Australian culture,” Oldman says, motioning towards ...


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Spectacular aboriginal paintings from Australia burst with deep, sacred beauty

As with Navajo blankets, Japanese Zen ensō paintings, Gee's Bend quilts and much more, the similarity between Australian aboriginal painting and ...


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Ken Wyatt told to recognise this: we want a voice

Mr Wyatt created high hopes in July when he announced that Australians would go to a referendum on constitutional recognition of Aboriginal people ...


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Politicians told to 'get on with it' during Q&A debate on constitutional recognition of Aboriginal people

Politicians have been urged to “get on with it” when it comes to the recognition of Aboriginal people in the Australian Constitution, although not ...


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"I Don't Know That People Are Ready For This": Stan Grant Talks "The Australian Dream"

"I think there is a dissonance between the Australia that most people live in, and the Australia that Aboriginal people live in," Grant explains to Student ...


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Bundy initiative to train teachers a first for Australia

Aboriginal Corporation is involved in an educational program that is considered "the first of its kind” across Australia. The corporation's ...


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Spurs' Patty Mills launches water project benefiting remote Australian Aboriginal communities

The Spurs' Patty Mills officially launched the community project he has been working on to help alleviate water disparities in his native Australia.


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'Merata: How Mum Decolonised the World' is a tribute to Maori screen excellence

Mita wasn't the first female director to come out of New Zealand, nor is she the most famous, but in her short yet prolific career as a director of both ...


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Starlight navigators embark on waka voyage from Tahiti to NZ, honouring ancestors

Starlight navigators embark on waka voyage from Tahiti to NZ, honouring ... He became the first New Zealand Māori to be appointed a Polynesian ...


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Northland's Ngawha prison taken to task by chief ombudsman over conditions

The Northland Regional Corrections Facility opened to much fanfare in 2005, with a stated aim of operating on tikanga Māori values, and turning ...


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'We will be there': Jacinda Ardern speaks out on Ihumātao

But to allow the space of others to find by Māori for Māori. I will be there for those hard conversations. I am there. But I'll also recognise when the seat ...


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'You hide away': PM Jacinda Ardern challenged during visit to Māori King

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been accused of hiding away on Māori issues during a visit to King Tūheitia, while her Māori caucus admits it'll face ...


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Student designs Manawatū Māori rugby history with new jersey

The Manawatū Māori rugby team kicked off their first game of the season ... "I spent some time at the [New Zealand] Rugby Museum at Te Manawa ...


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Stuff pulls pin, ending big media companies' joint ad-buying business

So as we were going through and presenting about the New Zealand ... the government to merge elements of TVNZ, Radio New Zealand and Maori ...


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Ombudsman: Northland's Ngawha Prison conditions breach Convention against Torture

"This is pretty uncivilised in modern New Zealand," he told Checkpoint. ... And although 47 per cent of the prison's population was Māori, cultural ...


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