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Friday, 13 September 2019

Remembering Mark Bingham, the gay hero who helped take Flight 93 back from hijackers on 9/11

On the 19th anniversary of 9/11, we remember Mark Bingham, one of the fallen heroes of the tragedy that inflicted the US on September 11, 2001.


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New Orleans radio station tweets anti-gay slur about its own employee

But he received a significant amount of backlash from the LGBTQ community, who objected to Focus on the Family's past anti-LGBTQ activism, ...


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Griezmann pro stopping matches for anti-gay abuse

France forward Antoine Griezmann has said stopping matches for anti-gay chanting is a "good thing" -- just one day after French Football Federation ...


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Chicago Forum on LGBTI Solidarity in Africa

Chicago Forum on LGBTI Solidarity in Africa. 245 J'aime. The Chicago Forum on LGBTI Solidarity in Africa centers on events taking place during Pride ...


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China's transgender community risk self-surgery and illegal drugs

The Chinese government accepted recommendations by the UN Human Rights Council to ban discrimination against LGBTI people in March, and the ...


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Bosnians Come Together For First-Ever Sarajevo Pride March

The capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, has hosted its first-ever LGBTI pride parade, with over 2,000 people marching against ...


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Serial killer's dealer jailed for Grindr murder

Matovu and lover Brandon Dunbar, 24, stole from other victims targeted via gay dating apps, The Old Bailey heard. Sentencing, Judge Anne Molyneux ...


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Most Slovaks support partnerships for everyone

The results of the poll conducted by the AKO polling agency for the Dúhový PRIDE Bratislava organisation advocating LGBTI rights has shown that ...


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Bega funds to build multi-storey health facility secured

Kalgoorlie-Boulder's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practice this week received a $3.5 million grant to help fund a new multi-storey social ...


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Buried treasure: the tale of Tasmania's hidden carvings

Tools of hard quartzite and basalt have also been found, perhaps the Aboriginal sculptors' chisels. Giants of Australian archaeology were once ...


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Aboriginal Ranger Program round two recipients announced

“The McGowan Labor Government's Aboriginal Ranger Program is creating opportunities for Aboriginal communities across Western Australia.


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Kids Stress Less conveys positive mental health messages to children

... Mental HealthCentral Australia, Mental Health Central Australia Child and ... Atwemme Drummers, Bluearth,Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, ...


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Martin Clunes reveals his Doc Martin character is a big hit in the Australian Outback

It is aired in New Zealand and Australia and has been adapted for ... But the realisation by the aboriginal community that Doc Martin was paying a visit ...


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Community radio's Amrap to boost First Nation music

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA)'s Amrap initiative is set to raise the profile of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...


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I am cheeky, but no kid should be in jail. This is why I addressed the UN at just 12 years old

It shows what it feels like to be an Aboriginal kid in Australia and how we are treated every day. Many things happen to me in this film.


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Planning schemes to support ATSI knowledge, culture and tradition

Queensland's planning legislation is leading Australia in its recognition of the need to value, protect and promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...


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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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Smaller prisons, better visiting hours mooted as part of 'whānau-facing' justice system to address ...

Smaller prisons, better visiting hours and more whānau involvement are some of the ideas researchers suggest to break the cycle of Māori ...


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New Zealand history will be compulsory in all schools by 2022

History lessons are expected to include the arrival of Māori, early colonisation, the Treaty of Waitangi, immigration to New Zealand, and the evolving ...


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My te reo journey: Whaea Kaa Williams

Whaea Kaa Williams is a lecturer in te reo Māori at Te Wānanga Takiura o Ngā Kura Kaupapa Māori o Aotearoa. She remembers a time when she ...


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Māori language has real-life applications

It's the time of year when debate ignites about whether te reo Māori should be taught in schools, or if it ... After all, I live, work and play in New Zealand.


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Key aspects in New Zealand history we should all know

It was once thought Māori first came to New Zealand in a great fleet of seven canoes. The modern understanding is that many canoes made the ...


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Air NZ trying to trademark Kia Ora logo 'offensive to many Māori'

An intellectual property rights expert says Air New Zealand applying to trademark its 'Kia Ora' logo is overreaching and "would be offensive to many ...


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Māori Language Week: How simple steps are exposing young minds to Te Reo

"We don't expect everyone to be fluent overnight but we want to be able to create an environment that supports New Zealanders to connect to the ...


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