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Friday, 6 September 2019

University of Kansas Professors Call Chick-fil-A a 'Bastion of Hate'

And let me drop another truth bomb as I drink my Chick-fil-A sweet tea: The company has never been accused of discriminating against the LGBT ...


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Big problem with Morrison government's new religion laws

So Canberra is directly weakening protections for them, as well as for women, LGBTI people and anyone else who falls foul of traditional religious ...


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Religious discrimination proposal could allow companies to stop employees expressing beliefs

"Almost no religious organisations have been consulted, certainly LGBTI groups do not appear to have been consulted. "It's time that the debate that ...


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Visibility matters' when establishing LGBTI-friendly practice for younger patients with cancer

Thompson proposed that Clarke lead a review of the service, which included a review of available literature on barriers to care facing LGBTI ...


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Tasmania's LGBTI community concerned about religious freedom laws

Tasmanian LGBTI advocates are gearing up to defend their state's strong discrimination laws from any potential federal override under the cover of ...


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National Bank adheres to the LGBTI Global Standards of Conduct for Business

National Bank today announced its adherence to the United Nations' (UN) LGBTI Global Standards of Conduct for Business Tackling Discrimination ...


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Group ranks best and worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights

Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia are the worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights, according to a new assessment from the International Lesbian, ...


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Inclusive rugby union team who train at CCSH sign new agreement

The agreement that was signed commits both organisations to engage and encourage LGBTI people to be fully involved in rugby union.


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NSW indigenous mental health care 'poor'

More needs to be done to provide indigenous people in NSW with adequate mental health care before they end up at crisis point in hospital, the ...


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Giving voice to more black writers

There's never been a better time to be an Indigenous writer in Australia. But that doesn't mean they are having an easier time than other writers.


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Indigenous Australians respond to climate change

Indigenous Australians living in low-lying tropical areas are particularly vulnerable to storm surges and floods, and many of these are cultural spaces, ...


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A haunting adaptation of “The Secret River”

It is estimated that more than 1m indigenous people, comprising 400 different nations, lived in Australia before British settlers arrived in 1788.


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The Nightingale" is a brutal, hard to watch tale of revenge in the outback

The convict-colonization of Australia was in full swing by 1825, when we ... The systematic annihilation of Tasmania's indigenous population is now ...


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Love for language: it's who we are and where we're from

Across Australia 90 per cent of the 250 Indigenous languages that existed before settlement are endangered, yet language was the "essence of who ...


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Victoria to decriminalise public drunkenness

The Victorian government has announced it will decriminalise public drunkenness, just days before the CoroniaI Inquest into the death of Indigenous ...


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Julia Gillard: Constitutional recognition needed in reform to help tackle suicide

Speaking at a public lecture in Adelaide on Tuesday, Ms Gillard said constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians should be part of the reform.


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Health review is the easy bit: it's leading the change that's hard

A modernised health system is especially important for Māori. The gross variations in service access and outcomes have been well researched by the ...


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Crown should apologise to Māori beaten as children for te reo, says Dover Samuels

By RNZ. Former Labour government minister Dover Samuels is calling on the Crown to apologise to a generation of Māori beaten for speaking te reo ...


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Land occupation at Ihumātao: why the New Zealand government needs to act cautiously but quickly

In return, treaty settlements provided for the establishment of new Māori authorities. These would represent claimants in the future, and would form the ...


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Research explores factors behind hazardous drinking among Māori

"So we expected to find a positive association between the experience of racial discrimination and hazardous alcohol use among New Zealand Māori, ...


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Helen Clark Foundation urges voters to tick 'yes' in cannabis referendum

Criminalisation was an inappropriate use of justice system resources and there was significant evidence that it was profoundly unjust to Māori, she ...


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Five 'must-see' places to visit in New Zealand

One of the best ways to see and travel around New Zealand is in a ... visiting the Te Puia – the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute where you ...


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Taranaki schools to receive new classrooms worth $5.5 million

Hāwera's Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Ruanui will get two new classrooms, Inglewood School and Omata School will get one new classroom each ...


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Silence around health problems hurting women

The issue also broadens New Zealand's health inequity group – it unfairly disadvantages Māori, Pasifika and the poor, but if you have health ...


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