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Friday, 23 August 2019

Trump dodges and gives an accidentally revealing answer when confronted on his anti-LGBT ...

your administration has been taking steps to make it easier to discriminate against LGBT people in the workforce. Are you ...


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UK's First Permanent LGBT Rainbow Crossings Are Unveiled In South London

The permanent rainbow crossings have been installed to “show solidarity with the LGBT+ community”. Lambeth Council have unveiled the UK's first ...


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Migrants in Ciudad Juárez face violence, months-long wait to enter US

She had been living at Casa Respetttrans, a shelter for LGBTI migrants in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, run by Respetttrans Chihuahua, a local trans ...


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States must do more to stop hate crimes and promote interfaith initiatives, say UN rights experts

Victims have included religious minorities, individuals who are not religious, LGBTI persons, children and women who face many forms of ...


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Iceland LGBTI group criticizes Pence ahead of visit to country

The president of an LGBTI advocacy group in Iceland has criticized her country's government's decision to host Vice President Pence next month.


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Teachers' unions on front line of equality fight

That is why the resolution passed by the Education International World Congress sought to "include LGBTI equality in all campaigns for the right to ...


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Kununurra's LGBTI community 'humbled' by support for drag queen show

Outrageous frocks, saucy dancing and an errant 'bits' bag highlighted one of the biggest nights at the Ord River Sports Club in recent memory last ...


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Hate speech cannot be disentangled from its violent consequences

In contrast, the many LGBTI people who are most affected by it will largely remain voiceless in court proceedings. For this reason, the submissions of ...


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Gumbaynggirr woman honoured as top Indigenous legal representative in Australia

Merinda Dutton has always had a passion for justice. The story of her father - a stolen generation survivor - stirred in her a need to help set things right ...


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Karla Grant builds a home for Indigenous documentaries

A new series showcasing the best of Australia's Indigenous documentary makers has hit the small screen this week on SBS's NITV. Karla Grant ...


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Isabel Lucas: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Isabel Lucas, a 34-year-old Australian actress and environmentalist, is said to be ... Australian Aboriginal peoples are one of the two distinct groups of ...


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An innovative new production of Fiddler on the Roof is coming to Melbourne

Opera Australia has a long history of bringing classic musicals to local ... about a young Aboriginal boy in 1960s Western Australia is returning for its ...


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Koskela celebrates 10 years of social impact with First Nations artists

... Australia's First Nation Peoples. Koskela will present Ngalya, a new collection of lighting designs made in partnership with six Aboriginal and Torres ...


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Indeginous Languages of Australia

It is believed that at the time of the European settlement in 1788 there were upto 700 traditional languages spoken by the Aboriginal people across the ...


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One Nation's Pauline Hanson 'granted permission' to scale Uluru before ban

Aboriginal Elders have granted permission for One Nation Senator Pauline ... Touching down in central Australia on Tuesday afternoon, Ms Hanson ...


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Ningali Lawford-Wolf, Aboriginal actress whose role in the film 'Rabbit-Proof Fence' reflected her ...

The film was controversial in Australia with its depiction of the government's ... She trained as a dancer in Sydney with the Aboriginal Islander Dance ...


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Rangihoua school teaches teens in Kiwa app

In fact, Māori were active partners in the establishment of the first school, and the Pākehā teacher needed to learn many new things, including te reo ...


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Tobacco researchers look for community action

Māori tobacco control advocates hope a new research programme will give Māori communities the tools they need to become smokefree. Whakaha o ...


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Māori tribe's legal battle for valuable land in Sydney, Australia

A legal battle in Sydney, Australia is under way with a Māori tribe claiming ... Currently in New Zealand, Māori protesters have been trying to stop ...


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Maori group claims valuable piece of land in Sydney because 'their ancestors were gifted it 200 ..

A group of Maori people are calling for valuable land in Sydney's west to be ... Clan back in 1811 after they were first invited over from New Zealand.


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Waiata Māori Music Awards Announces Iconic Awards Recipients

Lifetime Contribution to Māori Music Award recipient Pixie Williams sang 'Blue Smoke', the first local song ever recorded in New Zealand.


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NZ makes parliament more parent-friendly

Tania Te Whenua, a Maori lawyer who is working on a case for New ... alleging discrimination against indigenous Maori women employees, said she ...


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Māori group battles it out for ownership of Parramatta

A Māori group says they have a claim to a major piece of land in Paramatta and have taken their fight to the Federal Court. They claim that 112 acres ...


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Maori group claims ownership of Sydney suburb, demands Australia pays compensation

A Maori group have sparked a legal battle with Parramatta City Council over a plot of land in Sydney's west, after claiming the area was gifted to them ...


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