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Monday, 26 August 2019

The last words of the serial killer who was executed for murdering six gay men

Bowles, 57, was put to death at a prison in Florida on Thursday, August 22, 23 years after he was sentenced to death over the murders of six gay men.


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Gay workers not covered by civil rights law, Trump admin tells Supreme Court

The Bostock and Zarda cases are two of three cases concerning LGBTQ workers' rights that the Supreme Court is expected to hear this fall.


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Maltese Minister for European Affairs and Equality Helena Dalli

Since 2013, Malta has dramatically transformed its image with regards to implementation of LGBTI rights. Civil Union and Cohabitation bills, as well as ...


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Out Proud African LGBTI Zine Launch and Open Mic

Join Out Proud African LGBTI as they launch their first zine publication of poetry, prose, stories and art works made during the Gasworks Participatory ...


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Cameroon: Death of LGBTI activist Lambert Lamba

With the death of activist Marc Lambert Lamba, Cameroon lost a pioneer in the fight against anti-LGBTI violence.


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Equal Love will protest against religious discrimination laws

The legislation has been shown to religious and family groups but LGBTI organisations have not been consulted, many fear the legislation will see ...


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Inside UNDP's work on a global LGBTI inclusion index

The United Nations Development Programme is set to pilot an implementation LGBTI Inclusion Index, first-ever global index launched ...


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LGBTI Health Alliance voices support for more census data

The LGBTI Health Alliance has voiced its support for more census data to be collected about Australian people's gender identity and sexuality.


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New agreement planned on closing the gap

Ms Turner said peak indigenous groups looked forward to engaging with communities around Australia to build support from Aboriginal and Torres ...


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20 Ultimate Things To Do in Sydney

It may not be Australia's capital, but multicultural Sydney is top of most Down .... Redfern gave birth to Australia's first Aboriginal-run health, legal, and ...


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NT murderer of his own children released

The murders occurred at the Molgawo Aboriginal Outstation in remote Arnhem Land on September 25, 1988. Rostron used a rifle and a shotgun to kill ...


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The power and hypocrisy of George Pell's supporters

Jonathan Pearlman Australia commits troops to Strait of Hormuz. ... “You can't have a non-Aboriginal organisation with just some Aboriginal actors and ...


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Djirra commends decriminalisation of public drunkenness

This is systemic racism and a contributing factor to Aboriginal women being the fastest growing prison population in Australia”. “Abolishing the offence ...


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Four key planning tips to make your festival a success in 2020

This annual Festival, which falls on Australia Day, is the only Aboriginal cultural festival of its kind in regional NSW and showcases local culture, skills, ...


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A 42000-Year-Old Man Finally Goes Home

There, a crowd of several hundred people, including Australian government officials, archaeologists and representatives of Aboriginal groups from ...


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SA Child Protection Dept to boost Indigenous staff

A report published by Guardian for Children and Young People Penny Wright in May showed the number of Aboriginal children in South Australia who ...


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Juneau library intern's event celebrates People of Color

Smyth, who is from New Zealand, led students and the crowd through songs that incorporated Maori culture. The Maori are indigenous to New ...


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Nanaia Mahuta calls on Māori group claiming Aboriginal area in Sydney to 'respect the people of ...

A legal battle in Sydney, Australia, is under way as Ngāti Rangihou Kanguru hapū claims valuable land was given to them by Aboriginal people 200 ...


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Largest iwi health provider to slash jobs after losing major partnerships

In April, Hauraki PHO's board of trustees said it was "reviewing its 15 year kaupapa Māori Treaty-based partnership between Hauraki iwi and general ...


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Serious digital privacy breach at Ministry for Culture and Heritage

"Tuia 250 is an opportunity to hold some honest conversations about Māori and European settlement of New Zealand to guide us as we go forward ...


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Landmark Report Released into Maori Aging and Disabilities

The New Zealand Maori Council has released a comprehensive policy statement challenging the Government and policy makers to do more when it ...


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Where to stay on New Zealand's South Island

In May, we spent an incredible week road tripping around the “Land of the Long White Cloud”, New Zealand, or Aotearoa, as it is called in Maori.


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Australia can learn from NZ on Indigenous recognition, says Maori development minister

New Zealand's Māori development minister Nanaia Mahuta visited Australia this week and said the two countries can exchange knowledge ...


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Kura Pounamu exhibition opens at Nelson Provincial Museum

He said New Zealand's interest in the Māori culture had grown over the past decade, seeing more New Zealanders becoming comfortable displaying ...


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