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Thursday, 5 September 2019

Uniting Church LGBTIQ group express concern over religious freedom bill

... organisations, details of the legislation had been kept from LGBTI rights groups and people who are likely to be affected by the proposed new laws.


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Workplace harassment remains a problem in Myanmar

The study was launched at the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business and Colors Rainbow event, Working with Business to Promote LGBTI ...


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Proudly Portugal

In Portugal, we feel proud to show you our country's colourful landscape as a leading LGBTI destination. Where you will feel the warmth of our sun and ...


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Brazil ends government funding of LGBTI television shows, films

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has suspended public funding of LGBTI-specific television projects and films. The decision, which ...


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Footage shows Mike Pence protesters groove to 'Dancing Queen' with rainbow flags outside Dail ...

Footage shows Mike Pence protesters dancing outside Dail Eireann waving LGBTI flags and banners to celebrate those 'hurt' by the US ...


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2900 LGBT+ people killed in Latin America and Caribbean countries in the last five years

The “Red Regional de Información Sobre Violencias LGBTI en América Latina y el Caribe”, which was formed by 10 LGBT+ organisations, have ...


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More than 6000 attend first-ever Bermuda Pride parade

“It was historically epic,” Linda Bogle-Mienzer, a long-time LGBTI activist in Bermuda, told the Washington Blade on Monday. “It was this incredible ...


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Nicaraguan LGBTI Activist Arrested

A well-known activist that helps LGBTI Nicaraguans in exile has been arrested by police in Nicaragua. According to reports, Ulises Rivas was arrested ...


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Assisted dying not our way, say elders

... Western Australia and Queensland in the intensifying debate over the expansion of assisted-dying law from Victoria to states with big Aboriginal and ...


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Sacred means sacred: what's so hard to understand?

In the early stage of Australia's colonisation, racism was used to demonise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to justify genocide and land ...


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Federal Election stationery and first-aid kits donated to Aboriginal organisations

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) is donating more than 7,000 first-aid kits and stationery bought for the 2019 federal election to a range of ...


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From Country to Couture 2019 runway show

Nowhere in Australia is the notion of old-meets-new as exciting as it is in Darwin ... It celebrates the meeting of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...


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Major changes to WA foster care system coming

“There is no doubt that more needs to be done to reduce the number of Aboriginal children living in care in Western Australia," Ms McGurk said.


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8th SNAICC National Conference kicks off at Adelaide Convention Centre

... will showcase knowledge, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders from across Australia; give delegates the opportunity ...


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Two major announcements for National Child Protection Week

There is evidence that Aboriginal young people whose parents have ... to reduce the number of Aboriginal children living in care in Western Australia.


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Resilience in the face of colonisation

Her book is a celebratory account of Aboriginal Australia for the general reader, and she covers wide and rich territory with economical pace. She aims ...


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Rotorua and Murupara businesses secure finalist spots in New Zealand Tourism Awards

The 2019 awards have been updated to align with the New Zealand ... named finalists in the He Kai Kei Aku Ringa Māori Tourism Award category.


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GPNZ Members map the organisation's future

GPNZ's strategic planning session last weekend saw members send a clear mandate to better support the development of Māori leadership within ...


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Why the Government needs to act cautiously but quickly

In return, treaty settlements provided for the establishment of new Māori ... This determined that Tainui as a whole got NZ$170 million for raupatu ...


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Hāpai Te Hauora welcomes new CEO Selah Hart

Great leadership is so essential to ensure Māori health aspirations are ... Selah is one of New Zealand's emerging CEOs who has the commitment and ...


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Youth-led project is well-supported

Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Wairarapa students Iraia Matthews, Maioha Riwai-Couch, Matua Davidson, and youth development co-ordinator Cherie ...


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China gets Wehi haka experience

New Zealand Māori Tourism deputy chief executive Hoki-mai Chong says the business forum provides an unprecedented opportunity to promote ...


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Cannabis prohibition doesn't work anywhere. It's New Zealand's turn to legalise it

New Zealanders have the opportunity to vote for that in a referendum next ... in New Zealand and within that total to reduce the proportion of Māori ...


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Media release from National Hauora Coalition

“The Waitangi Tribunal saw the persistent inequities for Māori a s evidence that the Crown was in breach of Treaty of Waitangi principles when it ...


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