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Wednesday, 28 August 2019

Former Log Cabin Republican On Why She Left

Until recently, she also sat on the board of the Log Cabin Republicans, the party's LGBT organization. This past week, she resigned her post after the ...


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A hate crime law for Arkansas? There's a problem.

The so-called Christians at the Family Council made clear their opposition to civil rights protection for LGBT people and for penalties for crimes against ...


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The MTV Video Music Awards' most memorable moments

She later said the dress was a statement against perceived anti-LGBT policies within the US military. 2011 Beyonce reveals she is pregnant on stage.


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UK's most fabulous drag talent is bringing some sass to the cleaning aisle

But it's what makes this new partnership between method and LGBT ... of 'Drag Cleans',” said LGBT Foundation's chief executive Paul Martin, OBE.


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Catholics protest pro-LGBT Coca-Cola campaign

Catholics protest pro-LGBT Coca-Cola campaign ... and urged the authorities to prevent "the LGBT lobby from inflicting injury on public morals".


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EU Delegation celebrates Capital Pride Week in Ottawa

The EU strongly reaffirms that discrimination against LGBTI persons undermines the most basic human rights principles enshrined in the Universal ...


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Malaysians slam beloved actress after she champions LGBT rights

Malaysia's netizens have slammed popular 90s actress and model Azah Aziz after she attended an LGBTI pride parade in Canada. The 46-year-old ...


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EU calls on political leaders and authorities to help ensure that...

The EU Office in BiH welcomes the commitment by the Sarajevo Canton authorities to ensure that the first LGBTI Pride March in Bosnia and ...


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Indigenous leaders to present letter to PM proposing pathway for voice to parliament

A group of 40 Indigenous leaders have come together to discuss their ... On the weekend, the group of leaders from across Australia met in Cairns to ...


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Pauline Hanson Has A Big Misunderstanding Of What It Means To Be An Indigenous Australian

I'm fairly certain Pauline Hanson is incapable of opening her mouth without saying something fucking stupid. So, it's unsurprising that she got absolute ...


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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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Gallery business case slap in the face of custodians

The business case for the national Aboriginal art gallery, one year overdue, ... The release quotes the chairperson of Tourism Central Australia, Dale ...


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"I spent my teens in foster care. At 18, my 'case was closed'."

Most people don't know how foster kids in Australia live. They think ... Even more disturbing is that children from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...


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Just 1 in 100 teachers are Indigenous. That's a problem — and it affects kids, too

"Aboriginal people just need to shut up and get over it." ... She says, as at 2015, in primary and secondary Australian schools 5.3 per cent of students ...


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Shock rates of racism in Aussie schools

Nearly 20 per cent of students from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... Adelaide-raised supermodel Adut Akech, 19, said Australia has “a lot of ...


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Main Roads committed to indigenous impacts

Main Roads Western Australia chief executive Peter Woronzow is ... best endeavours to provide employment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...


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Waitangi Tribunal slams Crown over freshwater failures, calls for Māori rights to be recognised

"Our view is that the Crown must now recognise Māori proprietary rights and provide what the New Zealand Māori Council called 'proprietary redress' ...


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Suicide statistics a 'symptom' of bigger problems, Auckland foster father says

New Zealand suicide rate highest since records began ... and there was also an increase in suicide statistics amongst Māori and Pacific Islanders.


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Kiwis need to stand with Hong Kong

 I am a Māori teenager with a strong message to spread to New Zealand and the world: Hong Kong needs our help. The conflicts ignited by ...


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Waiata Māori Music Awards showcase the best of Māori talent

It has been four years since the death of Huata, of Ngāti Kahungunu, the man at the forefront of Māori performing arts, and a visionary. In 2007, Huata ...


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Māori elderly and disabled 'forgotten' New Zealanders

An advocacy group for Māori says its elderly are forgotten New Zealanders ... Māori had a lower life expectancy than non-Māori, were more likely to ...


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When Big Tobacco likes the cut of your jib, what does that tell you?

The New Zealander of the Year nominee for her work improving the health of Māori told Parliament's health select committee that the effect of smoking ...


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NZ Fashion Week goes back to its roots, kicks off with designer Kate Sylvester

NZ Fashion Week goes back to its roots, kicks off with designer Kate ... Viva editor Amanda Linnell reveals what's in store for New Zealand Fashion Week, ... new-generation designers and Miramoda - a showcase for Māori designers ...


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'The whole table was laughing at me': Teenage waitress, 17, claims she was racially abused by a ...

Boil-up is a traditional Maori dish incorporating starchy vegetables and pork bones. She said the man was quite clearly implying he believed her ...


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'Maara kai': Re-invigorating Māori Food Sovereignty through potatoes

Māori have lived in New Zealand for around 700 years and were accomplished horticulturalists, bringing seed and tubers from their original homes in ...


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