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Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Former gay conversion therapist warns of suicide risk

In an interview with 60 Minutes reporter Sarah Abo, Mr Smid said the "treatment" he provided was based on the ideology that members of the LGBTQ ...


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The author of this trans children's book has just won a major book prize

... said that the response to the book had been “overwhelmingly positive”, despite “the occasional 'dangerous book spreading the gay agenda' article.”.


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Award-nominated play explores growing up gay in the 80s

Shortlisted for the Brighton Fringe Award for Excellence and following sold-out dates in London and Edinburgh Fringe 2018, Really Want to Hurt Me ...


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Gareth Thomas and HIV stigma: 'It takes people like him to fight against it'

Gareth Thomas' revelation that he has HIV will make "a whole new demographic of people" aware of the condition, says George Westwood, who has ...


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Eswatini government officially rejects LGBTI group

The government of Eswatini confirms that it views LGBTI people as criminals and second class citizens who are not entitled to basic human rights.


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LGBTI Attack Dressed as Religious Freedom

These examples are painted by the right as martyrs against the LGBTI people 'forcing' poor bakers to betray their religion, when they were merely ...


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Government should not tell business what to talk about

... to attract and retain an educated and diverse workforce it is a no-brainer to promote values such as support for LGBTI rights or climate activism.


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Research reveals stigma remains as Australia marks World AIDS Day

LGBTI advocate Dean Beck, who has been living with the virus for five years, said while he welcomed the announcement, he said Australia still trailed ...


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Australia's Got Talent: Meet the Top Ten

Australia's Got Talent: Meet the Top Ten .... Mitch Tambo's modern Indigenous musical dance performances have ... “Australia shouldn't vote for me.


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How are we preserving the hundreds of Indigenous languages from around Australia?

Important conservation work is being done right here in Canberra to expand and rebuild language knowledge for Indigenous communities. Last week ...


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Here's Why Australia Banned Climbing on Uluru

Considered sacred by Australia's indigenous Aboriginals, the rock currently sports a sign that reads, “Please don't climb. This is our home.


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Environmental groups warn against push for nuclear power in Australia

Environmental groups warn against push for nuclear power in Australia ... the Aboriginal-led Australian Nuclear Free Alliance, climate action groups, ...


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How footy really got started in Australia

Tom Wills was a champion cricketer with a larrikin streak whose father was killed in the biggest massacre of white men by Aboriginals in history, yet ...


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Socio‐economic disadvantage and cardiovascular risk factors in young Aboriginal and Torres ...

That cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death among both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non‐Indigenous Australians is ...


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Tarnanthi artist invites an exchange of 'blood money'

... than 1000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from around Australia ... Presley then came up with other notable Aboriginal and Torres Strait ...


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Broad coalition opposes nuclear power

More than 40 groups representing millions of Australians have come ... "The groups maintain nuclear power has no role in Australia's energy future and is ... coalition of faith, union, environmental, aboriginal and public health groups.


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Principals give tick to history lessons

The curriculum will be revamped to put New Zealand history, including Māori history and the New Zealand Wars, in every classroom by 2022.


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David Tokohau Samuels starts role as new Te Puni Kōkiri chief executive

... at the New Zealand Embassy in Beijing. He was also the former director of policy at Te Puni Kōkiri. Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta said ...


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Is this New Zealand's most reckless selfie spot?

The high cliffs in west Auckland's Waitakere ranges are the setting for the tragic tale of Te Ahua o Hinerangi, a broken hearted Māori daughter who fell ...


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NZ-wide call for marae to copy Tūnohopū's fizzy drink, plastic bottle ban

National Māori public health agency Toi Tangata is congratulating Rotorua's Tūnohopū Marae for adopting a fizzy drink and plastic bottle ban, and is ...


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Elms Foundation endorses giving 11 Mission St to ŌtamatahaTrust

The Tauranga City Council passed a resolution by a one-vote majority last week to give the 1400sq m section to the Māori trust if the Elms endorsed it, ...


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The power of tikanga Māori in rehabilitating young offenders

The power of tikanga Māori in rehabilitating young offenders ... Parekarangi have seen more violence, drugs and poverty than most New Zealanders.


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Rangitikei College student wins second place at national speech competition

"We learn a lot about other people's history and that is things we should learn, but as Māori and as New Zealanders we should be learning more about ...


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Is this New Zealand's most reckless selfie spot?

The high cliffs in west Auckland's Waitakere ranges are the setting for the tragic tale of Te Ahua o Hinerangi, a broken hearted Māori daughter who fell ...


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