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Monday, 9 September 2019

Nominations open for Queensland LGBTIQ mental health award

The LGBTI category is open to individuals or organisations providing community mental health related services, programs, projects or initiatives.


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More Than 6000 Attend First-Ever Bermuda Pride Parade

Clarien Bank, which is based in Bermuda, ahead of Pride announced a $10,000 donation to OUTBermuda, a local LGBTI advocacy group.


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By the time there are xenophobic attacks, you're practically a refugee yourself

When we see human rights abuse against women, LGBTI persons, civilians and the like, when we see other governments fall to a corruption that ...


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Talking Point: If you want a state of kindness, stand against religious discrimination law

... humiliating and intimidating language against women, Aboriginal people, ethnic and religious minorities, people with disability and LGBTI people so ...


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Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe was a 'liberator turned oppressor'

Mugabe was also aggressively opposed to LGBTI rights, saying LGBTI people were “worse than dogs and pigs”. In efforts to escape persistent ...


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New Aged Care Resources To Support Safe And Inclusive Care For LGBTI People

Greater choice and better care to support and build safe and inclusive practices for LGBTI communities is now available through a series of learning ...


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Sarajevo Faces Tolerance Test With First Pride March

LGBTI people were denied two permits to publicly assemble in 2018. First, they were denied a permit by the Sarajevo authorities to observe the ...


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Domestic and family violence can happen to anyone

(Ben volunteers as a QPS LGBTI Liaison Officer. In addition to their regular duties, Liaison Officers provide support and assistance to LGBTI ...


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Indigenous charities left in the dark over fees to use Aboriginal flag on clothing

Indigenous charities left in the dark over fees to use Aboriginal flag on ... seen by Guardian Australia, noted the design may be used by Aboriginal ...


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Liberal Government expanding permanency options in South Australia

The State Government is aware of the views of the Aboriginal community about adoption of Aboriginal children and young people and accordingly, will ...


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White Australia has a Black History

The author writes: “Let me introduce you to William Cooper, a pioneer of the Aboriginal movement for basic human rights who shaped Australia's ...


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Lee University To Host Indigenous Film Festival This Fall

Lee University will host the Indigenous Film Festival Series beginning ... now lives in a remote Aboriginal community in the northern part of Australia.


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'How I came to live in a remote Aboriginal community, and what made me leave'

This turned into a magnificent adventure, travelling around Australia and ... of the jobs we got were such a great introduction to Indigenous culture.


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University of Newcastle's Colonial Massacres Map Project and The Guardian win premier's prize ...

"As an Aboriginal woman this is my history. ... An update in October will add massacre sites in Western Australia, which have so far been absent.


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National anthem is rewritten to reflect the experience of Aboriginals after slew of sporting stars ...

Half of the Indigenous team refused to sing the Australian national anthem played in the lead up to the NRL game against the Indigenous All Stars and ...


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Thirty years of Bangarra's greatest hits

Frances Rings'Unaipon is a meditation on the life and philosophy of Australia's first published Aboriginal author and thinker, David Unaipon, whose ...


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Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori hikoi

“New Zealand has had a successful year with sports, with the netball, and ... The walk was a way of reminding people that Te Reo Maori is alive and ...


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'I was petrified': the New Zealanders deported from Australia despite decades working there

'I was petrified': the New Zealanders deported from Australia despite ... New Zealanders of Māori and Pacific Island descent are over-represented.


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Māori Language Week returns amidst linguistic revival

Next week is Māori Language Week and as part of that, the NZ Herald's masthead - along with NZME's five other daily newspapers - will be published ...


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Official report exposes dire conditions in NZ prisons

The facility opened to much fanfare in 2005, with a stated aim of operating based on “Maori values”—47 percent of Ngawha prisoners are Maori—and ...


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Health and disability review falls short for Māori

Ngā Mataapuna Oranga is a health organisation that has programmes tailored for Māori. A spokesperson said the review has made a step in the right ...


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Maori filmmaker and producer documents Hawaiian connections

Julian Arahanga arrived in Hawaii on Aug. 31 for a 17-day Wananga/Wanana Residency at Bishop Museum where he and a second cultural ...


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One Third Drop Out Rate Should be End of Fees Free

Poor education outcomes for Maori, Pacific, and students from low income households are one of New Zealand's greatest problems, and fees free has, ...


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Experts share the Māori world and passion for traditional medicine

He is a former priest and fluent Te Reo Māori speaker. He has more than 20 years in teaching, researching traditional uses of New Zealand native ...


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