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Friday, 20 September 2019

LGBT Agenda vs. US State Department

The lawsuit was filed last week in federal court in Maryland by LGBT activist groups Lambda Legal and Immigration Equality. But health officials ...


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No pride in Jamaica's shame

The decision also flies in the face of all the recent pro-LGBT announcements made by the minister of tourism and others about the Second City being ...


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Meet a Vietnamese transgender drag queen who is breaking barriers and challenging stereotypes

Tram Anh said he wants to raise awareness about the LGBT community in Vietnam through his performance art, but living life on his terms in a country ...


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Arizona Court Allows Artists to Refuse to Express LGBT Messages

16 that the city of Phoenix can't use a criminal law to compel two artists to produce custom wedding invitations for LGBT couples because that would ...


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Myanmar's 'tomboys' stride out of the shadows

Hla Myat Tun, deputy director of the LGBT organization Colors Rainbow, said the environment for LGBT people in Myanmar is “getting better as far as ...


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Mormon church doubles down on opposition to same-sex marriage

The Mormon church has doubled down on its stance that marriage is “between a man and a woman”, despite adjusting one of its anti-LGBT+ policies.


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Bono announces street artist campaign in fight against Aids

Bono said: “Street artists have been raising the alarm in the fight against Aids since HIV appeared — from the streets of New York in the 1980s.


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Victoria Police LGBTI Reference Group celebrates 20 years

The Victoria Police LGBTI Reference Group recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of its founding in 1999 to improve community relations»


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Polar research should include Indigenous perspectives

A good example of inclusive grant funding is New Zealand's Vision ... with the traditional knowledge of the Maori, New Zealand's Indigenous people.


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Indigenous senator slams mainstream media

Senator Dodson points to a study that found mainstream reporting of indigenous Australia was increasingly focused on violence, conflict and ...


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Today's cashless welfare rhetoric already happened to indigenous australia

The management of Australians through welfare is nothing new. Today's cashless card is merely the result of what was already tested on our ...


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Telling theatre stories for community, by community?

There's been a lot of talk about the need for National Aboriginal Theatre, Carissa Lee ... Australia has seen many First Nations theatre companies.


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Do we need a National Aboriginal Theatre?

Australia has seen many First Nations theatre companies. ... Yirra Yaakin found fame in 2012 through being the first Aboriginal company to translate ...


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Lotterywest grant helps Aboriginal girls shoot for stars

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt today presented a Lotterywest cheque of $999,200 to Glass Jar Australia to continue and expand their successful ...


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Menil collection unveils first Aboriginal art exhibit

The painting memorializes a chilling episode from 1920 colonial Australia in which two Aboriginal men were poisoned, clubbed and then burned.


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Accidental drug overdose deaths continue to rise in Australia

The rate of unintentional drug-induced deaths is higher also among indigenous people. Aboriginal Australians were three times as likely to die from ...


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Taranaki school is ahead of the game when it comes to teaching New Zealand's history

Aspects of New Zealand's history to be covered could include the arrival of Māori to Aotearoa, first encounters and early colonial history, the Treaty of ...


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'Barbarian' Captain Cook's replica ship banned from New Zealand village after Maori protest

But the village of Mangonui in the north island has banned the vessel from docking after protests from the local Maori community, reports Stuff NZ.


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Rediscovering your wairua crucial to trauma recovery for Māori

Rediscovering your wairua and investing in Māori models of care is an effective way of improving health outcomes for Māori, say drug and addiction ...


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New research reveals heartbreaking cost of meth and a growing problem

The effects are far worse than alcohol and they're seeing patients in their mid-30s and 40s - especially Māori males from low socio-economic areas.


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Ian Taylor is using tech to tell the true story of Aotearoa's discovery

Kupe has long been written off as a story, a Māori 'legend', and the seafaring feats of the first people of New Zealand were labelled an accident.


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Rediscovering your wairua crucial to trauma recovery for Māori

Rediscovering your wairua and investing in Māori models of care is an ... (Drug and Alcohol Practitioners' Association Aotearoa–New Zealand).


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New research reveals heartbreaking cost of meth and a growing problem

Half of Māori and Pasifika deaths potentially avoidable, study finds ... effect, said Fisher, who chairs a New Zealand heart failure working group for the ...


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Rangatahi are ready to take action on climate

... A new web series challenges the false idea that rangatahi Māori “aren't ... to avoid carbon emissions, to Amnesty International New Zealand recognising ... Pacific people, Māori, disabled people, those in poverty and members of ...


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