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Thursday, 29 August 2019

LGBTQ athletes in Kentucky face challenges as an 'invisible minority'

Lively conversation swirled in the University of Kentucky football locker room before an offseason workout, but Landon Foster kept his head down, ...


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Marvel boss Kevin Feige confirms another LGBT character for the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Feige had previously confirmed that LGBT characters would begin to feature in the next phase of Marvel movies, but did not give too much detail away.


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Feminist, anti-racist, LGBTI and environmental campaigns feature in this week's Activist Report.

Green Left is a vital social-change project and aims to make all content available online, without paywalls. With no corporate sponsors or advertising, ...


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EU calls on authorities to help ensure Pride March in Sarajevo takes place in dignity and peace

The EU Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina welcomes the commitment by the Sarajevo Canton authorities to ensure that the first LGBTI Pride ...


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Texas group advocates for LGBTI migrants

A Texas-based immigrant advocacy group continues to provide assistance to LGBTI migrants who hope to find refuge in the U.S. ...


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Scotland Is The First Country To Implement LGBTI Education In Schools

Rhinestones are super trendy right now. What gives?. Scotland Is The First Country To Implement LGBTI Education In Schools.


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White lists, word of mouth: LGBTI community organizes to find caring doctors

More than half of LGBTI people have already felt discriminated against by a health professional, according to a study published in January 2018 that ...


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The Australian's 'gender page' has been nominated for a GLORIA

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for effectively saying nothing to help defend the LGBTI community from attacks on Safe Schools, and for ...


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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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The AFL's Racism Debate Affects The Indigenous Community In Ways We Rarely See

Both a player and the sport's first indigenous radio commentator, Tony ... got drafted on Saturday and by Sunday I was on a plane to South Australia.


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More Australians dying from drug overdose than car accidents: report

Medical experts also recorded a marked increase in drug-induced deaths across regional Australian communities with Aboriginal and Torres Strait ...


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Pauline Hanson's surprising Uluru allies

"Aboriginals from outside are coming to take jobs from the locals. ... Pauline Hanson telling a group of young indigenous Australians that she is also ...


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Aboriginal family who were refused entry to a pub take case of 'racism' to the Human Rights ...

An Aboriginal family who allege they were refused entry to two hotels because .... Daily Mail Australia has contacted Bidwill Hotel for further comment.


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Legal and welfare checks should be extended to save Aboriginal lives in custody

A recent analysisfound Australia's incarceration rate is sitting at 0.22%, the highest it's been since 1899, with Indigenous peoplemaking up 28%of ...


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Benjamin Law Shares His Experiences For Brisbane Writers Festival

The panel will talk about the anthology, which comes off of growing up 'Asian', 'Aboriginal' and 'African In Australia'. We hope everyone in the queer ...


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Aboriginal flag a 'fabricated entity' that should be 'recognised as such'

Aboriginal flag a 'fabricated entity' that should be 'recognised as such' ... Sky News host Rowan Dean has outlined the history of the Aboriginal flag ...


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Former trustee of a Far North Māori trust Stephen Henare jailed

Former trustee of a Far North Māori trust Stephen Henare jailed ... the bank account of a Far North Māori Trust has been jailed for more than five years.


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Teachers' final stoush to have New Zealand history mandatory in schools' teachings

Teachers have called on the Government to change the way the country's children are taught New Zealand's colonial history to better represent Māori.


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Māori tourism centre earmarked for the Hamilton Gardens

A new Māori tourism centre planned near the Hamilton Gardens is being viewed as a game changer for boosting the city's tourism industry. Waikato ...


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Maori hospitality fosters South Coast tourism success

A Lake Conjola business has been awarded 'Best local experience in NSW' at the 2019 Travel and Hospitality Awards. Kiwis with a passion for history ...


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Waitangi Tribunal report calls for overhaul of water management

"That's not something just of interest to Maori people but it's of significant interest to all New Zealanders, so that's why we believe change is needed.".


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Landmark Waitangi Report on Water Claims released

The much-anticipated Waitangi Tribunal and Report into Water has been released with the New Zealand Maori Council calling its recommendations ...


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Adapt or die: Pacific Laureate Lani Wendt Young is not messing around

The Māori Literature Trust aren't a publisher, of course, but their work is so vital to the growth of New Zealand literature and we have many more ...


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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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