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Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Why did Carnegie Hall accept a booking from anti-LGBT bigots?

From the US pianist Richard Glazier on the cancelled Carnegie concert: 'I was asked to play Gershwin last week for the US -Polish organization ...


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LAPD Investigating Possible Hate Crime After Trans Women Removed From DTLA Bar

A group of LGBT people are alleging that they were kicked out of a popular downtown Los Angeles bar Friday night after being subjected to ...


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The song remains the same

It seems as if each day brings new challenges for the LGBTI community in Thailand. So what's new (or old) this month? Concerning marriage equality ...


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Wagga LGBTI Mardi Gras documentary to screen in SBS series Untold Australia: Country Town Pride

Wagga LGBTI Mardi Gras documentary to screen in SBS series Untold ... Wagga will feature in a new TV documentary on the city's first LGBTI Mardi ...


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Calls For Australia To Include LGBTI Categories in 2021 Census

Australian health professionals are urging the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to collect data on sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex ...


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Most Australians are opposed to religious right to discriminate

“I remember going to funerals of young LGBTI people and families didn't know they were queer; it certainly wasn't recorded.” Speaking about possible ...


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Coimbatore to see LGBTI Pride March on Saturday

Members of the LGBTI community in Coimbatore have planned to organise the city's second Pride Parade on Saturday, August 24. The parade would ...


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Trump White House Attempts To Remove LGBTI Employment Protections

The United States Supreme Court is being urged by Trump's Justice Department to rule in favour of removing LGBTI employment rights. The Justice ...


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Pauline Hanson ends climb after finding rock a hard place

The leader of Australia's far right became marooned on the nation's ... 800 ft rock Uluru in an effort to force Aboriginal tribes to suspend their ban.


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Aboriginal elders humiliated by crowd of warring Labor members who walked out of WA state ...

Aboriginal elders humiliated by crowd of warring Labor members who ... to award-winning journalism from Western Australia's biggest newsroom.


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Racism at the heart of the Adelaide social scene

... the appointment of the Aboriginal pastor Sir Douglas Nicholls as governor. ... An ABC poll in 1976 revealed that 70 per cent of South Australians ...


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How this 19th century bishop's legacy reverberates in Australian Catholicism today

Bishop Polding was Australia's first Catholic bishop. ... Ms Hendriks has spent her career in Aboriginal education at the Australian Catholic University ...


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Ancient Greeks, Aboriginal Australians and astronomy – Why do different cultures see such similar ...

Almost every person throughout the existence of humankind has looked up at the night sky and seen more than just a random scattering of light.


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Protestors defend 800 year old Aboriginal birthing tree from highway development. “The ...

 'Protestors defend 800 year old Aboriginal birthing tree from highway development. “The tree has been ... “Of course it is Australia. They'd nuke ...


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How a Bengali Book in Broken Hill Sheds New Light on Australian History

One of the most surprising discoveries was that the richest accounts of South Asians were in some of the Aboriginal languages spoken in Australian ...


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It took 65000 years but this Bangarra show was worth the wait

Three works explore the culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... where he watched the largest ever gathering of Aboriginal tribes in Australia.


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Pita Paraone tremendous servant of his community

Mr Paraone worked for the Department of Māori Affairs, Te Puni Kōkiri and the Māori Trust Office before entering parliament on the New Zealand First ...


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National Suicide Rate a National Disgrace

The New Zealand Maori Council has been provided with the soon to be released coronial data on suicide in New Zealand. The fact is the suicide rate ...


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Pita Paraone tremendous servant of his community

Mr Paraone worked for the Department of Māori Affairs, Te Puni Kōkiri and the Māori Trust Office before entering parliament on the New Zealand First ...


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Māori elderly and disabled 'forgotten' New Zealanders

"They're often the forgotten people, particularly those Māori who are living with either a physical or intellectual disability of some kind," he said.


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Māori comedian Kura Forrester's plan to become 'mega-rich and mega-famous'

Kura Forrester is fast becoming one of the standouts of New Zealand comedy. This year she was the first Māori to win the prestigious Billy T James ...


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Māori leadership of prison reform strategy essential

A justice reform advocate says Corrections needs to get out of the way and let Māori drive the co-design of a new strategy to reduce the proportion of ...


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Smoking cigarettes worse than smoking marijuana, say teens

For example, New Zealand has had an anti-smoking law since 1990, which has ... See all the survey questions in English and te reo Māori here. ends.


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Māori inquiry into Oranga Tamariki one step closer today

The terms of reference for the Māori inquiry will be presented tomorrow, .... The Government's new $54 million programme to tackle New Zealand's ...


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The plan to reduce Māori in prison from 52 percent to 16

Hōkai Rangi is a five-year strategy which aims to drastically cut the number of Māori in prison from 52 percent down to 16 - to match the overall Māori ...


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The Government has unveiled a bold new plan it hopes will break the cycle of Maori reoffending rates

Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis says the over-representation of Maori in prison has become a fact of life, that's having a devastating impact on ...


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Strategy launched to break the cycle of Māori reoffending

Authentic co-design with Māori, incorporating a Te Ao Māori worldview, and greater connectedness with whānau are key elements of Hōkai Rangi, ...


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