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Thursday, 12 September 2019

Kevin Hart, Person Who Has Never Come Out, Questions Importance Of Lil Nas X's Coming Out

Yes, the obvious rose-tinted goal is to reach a point where no one will ever feel the need to come out, but until we get to a point where LGBTI folk ...


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LGBTI Health Alliance calls for Census inclusion on World Suicide Prevention Day

The National LGBTI Health Alliance is calling for an LGBTI question in the 2021 Census to improve data collection around LGBTI health issues.


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Batu Kawan MP calls for more efforts to prevent suicide

... who are constantly facing and experiencing discrimination and prejudice, such as refugees and migrants, indigenous people, the LGBTI community ...


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Many LGBTI persons still experience discrimination, bullying and abuse that ...

Many LGBTI persons still experience discrimination, bullying and abuse that can lead to feelings of isolation and depression, or suicidal thoughts.


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Who are the real bigots?

“A survey by the National LGBTI Health Alliance showed that LGBTI people aged between 16 and 27 are five times as likely to attempt suicide than ...


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New tools improve quality of life for LGBTI seniors

“Discrimination against LGBTI people continues to exist in our society and in health and wellbeing settings despite increasing social acceptance and ...


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20th Sebastiane Awards

Like every year, San Sebastian will host the Ibero-American LGBTI Film Festival Meeting, with the participation of 16 festivals from eight countries.


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AME church fires 'homophobic' bishop

In court papers, Klaas alleged: “He (Kawimbe) does not believe that the LGBTI people should be accorded similar privileges in the AME or that, as an ...


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2019 report card on welfare of Australians released

In recent years there have been improvements in a range of areas of wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians,' Mr Indraharan ...


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Minecraft Education Edition is all set to inspire Kiwi students with Te ao Maori culture

In a similar attempt, Minecraft Education Edition's New Zealand team has released a new world for students, focussing on New Zealand's indigenous ...


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Labor labels Coalition's drug-testing plan 'demeaning'

Guardian Australia understands Labor will not support the Greens' move to ... Indigenous Australians, new migrants and people from different ethnic ...


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Indigenous boy to address UN on the age of criminal responsibility

He'll be imploring Australia to stop putting ten-year-olds in jail, which is currently legally possible in all states and territories, despite repeated official ...


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Losing te reo could threaten Kiwi 'humanity' and follow in Australia's footsteps

Te reo Māori fluency is declining among Kiwis, and if the language is lost forever, New Zealand could run the risk of losing its indigenous identity, ...


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Indigenous art knock-offs result in $2.3 million fine

The Federal Court has sent a strong message to businesses who mispresent the provenance of art and souvenirs as Australian Indigenous products, ...


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More indigenous move into ownership group

More indigenous Australians than ever are homeowners, fewer live in overcrowded accommodation and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people ...


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Indigenous group dispute blocking major highway duplication

A bitter dispute between indigenous groups over trees that stand to be bulldozed to make way for Victoria's Western Highway duplication is ...


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WatchMojo to create Māori Youtube channel

Te Māngai Pāho and Māori Telelevision have inked a deal with Canada-based video content producer, publisher, and syndicator WatchMojo.com for ...


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Wairarapa's Māori place names

During Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, the Wairarapa Times-Age is publishing a story a ... There are many places in Wairarapa that retain their Māori names.


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Māori sidelined in suicide response

The Government's suicide action plan is being described as extremely disappointing for Māori who had been pushing for a standalone Māori suicide ...


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Singing off the same song sheet for Māori Language Week

Singing off the same song sheet for Māori Language Week ... This year Vodafone New Zealand decided to step up its efforts creating an original ...


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West Auckland seniors embrace te reo

​As part of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week — seniors from Metlifecare's Waitākere Gardens have taken up beginner te reo lessons ...


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Rob Ruha's big plans for te reo Māori Hollywood musical

The last job I quit was … as senior lecturer at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, head of discipline for the Bachelor of Māori Performing Arts degree ...


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Māori Council threatens to take Air NZ to court over 'hairbrained' request to trademark Kia Ora

The New Zealand Māori Council is threatening to take Air New Zealand to court and call for a Māori boycott of the airline over its bid to trademark "Kia ...


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Huakina exhibition opens new pathways for prisoners

In te reo Māori Huakina means “to open.” For prisoners in Aotearoa New Zealand, art is often a means of opening up new forms of expression – and ...


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