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Wednesday, 11 September 2019

More Than Half the British Public Support Primary School LGBTI-Inclusive Education

A majority of British people (60 per cent) believe it's right to teach primary school pupils about different kinds of families, including same-sex parenting.


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Australia discusses new legislation to protect religious bigots

... 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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Accept-LGBTI Cyprus 'disappointed' by AG's decision on Morphou Bishop

The LGBTI community in Cyprus has voiced disappointment at the decision of attorney general Costas Clerides not to bring charges of hate speech ...


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'Homosoc' exhibition to show findings about LGBTI life in communist Bulgaria

An exhibition entitled “Homosoc” is to show the realities of life for LGBTI people in Bulgaria during the country's communist era. The exhibition will be ...


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Pastor alleges in court that he was axed for backing LGBTI rights

The Star reports that an international church of roughly three million members worldwide is embroiled in a contentious court war after a pastor was ...


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LGBTI in Turkey's prisons: A double punishment

Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality? As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit for countries and companies of LGBTI ...


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Senator Jacqui Lambie raises concerns over Religious Discrimination Bill

Tasmania's LGBTI community have praised Lambie for questioning the proposed bill and its override of Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Act.


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'Often left in the dark': Plea on LGBTIQ suicide rates

The National LGBTI Health Alliance has said more must be done to address suicide rates in the Australian LGBTI community. Speaking on World ...


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Sutherland Library launches Aboriginal Australian collection of books

The chance to learn more about the nation's past will be given a literary boost as Sutherland Library launches it first official collection of Aboriginal ...


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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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Shocking footage shows the moment an Aboriginal woman taken into custody for public ...

Shocking footage shows the moment an Aboriginal woman taken into .... A Victoria Police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia: 'As the matter is ...


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Ethics teacher in Australia stood down for saying Stolen Generations due to bad parents

A volunteer ethics teacher in Australia has been stood down from a Sydney primary school for telling students that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...


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New history of first contact tells two sides of our past

... perspectives of European explorers and the Indigenous Australians they encountered. The First Wave includes poetry by Yankunytjatjara Aboriginal ...


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Seeking ideas to grow heritage tourism in SA

“Heritage already underpins many South Australian visitor experiences – such as showcasing Aboriginal cultural heritage, exploring the ruins from our ...


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Celebrating the experimental

An exploration of his insatiable cravings for father figures and the imperial all-consuming hunger for Aboriginal Australia, Daddy probes one of the ...


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Other states line up for housing debt write-off

Western Australia, which has the second-largest housing debt to the ... its historic responsibility of funding remote Aboriginal communities and should ...


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Te reo Māori on the menu at Kiwi cafes and fast food chains

Te reo Māori is being embraced by a number of Kiwi-owned businesses and international franchises across New Zealand. Cafes are serving up ...


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SIA launches cultural capability and language programme

"I'm very happy to be launching SIA's programme for Te Reo Māori," says Dorothy Adams. " Kia kaha means let's be strong and can also mean let's be ...


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People embrace Te Wiki o te Reo Māori challenges

The Māori Language Commissioner says the early response to Te Wiki o te Reo Māori shows more New Zealanders are identifying with Māori as the ...


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Hāpai Te Hauora welcomes study findings

"Almost 500 Māori participated in this study, making up 40% of those who took ... The 1124 participants - adults from all over New Zealand who were ...


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No more blushing on the inside

Commander calls for te reo Maori to be compulsory in schools ... Among the keynote speakers was New Zealand Police Rotorua Area Commander ...


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Colourful Māori Language Week celebrations at Pleasant Point School

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week celebrations commenced in a sea of red, black and white at Pleasant Point Primary School on Monday ...


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Project looks at carbon farming for Māori landowners

Over the last three years researchers at Motu Economic and Public Policy Research have worked with Hikurangi Enterprises Ltd to scope Māori ...


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VUW announces Emerging Maori Writer's Residency

The Residency, supported by Creative New Zealand, runs for three months and includes a writing room, a mentor, and a stipend of $15,000. Projects ...


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