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Thursday, 26 September 2019

A spike in parents homeschooling could be sparked by LGBT education

A sharp rise in withdrawals from schools in Birmingham has raised fears that parents could be homeschooling to avoid LGBT-inclusive lessons.


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The Religious Discrimination Bill is Worse Than You've Heard

That's right, while women, LGBTI people, single parents, de factos and divorced people won't be able to complain about comments they receive, the ...


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Paris names garden after murdered Brazilian activist Marielle Franco

An elected councillor, she worked tirelessly to promote the rights of black women, LGBTI and young people. Franco refused to stay silent about police ...


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Sectur works on LGBTI certification for tourism service providers in Mexico

Although the LGBTI tourism segment represents an important economic spill for service providers and the destinations that receive them, there is still a ...


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The problem with the phrase 'and other vulnerable groups'

The study examined the inclusion of four social groups: LGBTI populations, persons with disabilities, youth, and minority groups — including ethnic, ...


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Hate speech in the digital world a 'critical obstacle for LGBTI people'

LGBTI youth are five times more likely to attempt suicide in the United States alone, compared to heterosexual youth, with social media amplifying ...


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EU-wide survey finds dip in support for LGBTI rights in Ireland

EU-wide survey finds dip in support for LGBTI rights in Ireland. Irish support for LGBTI people has declined since passing of same sex marriage.


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Luxembourg prime minister makes history at UN General Assembly

Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel on Tuesday became the first out head of government to speak about LGBTI-specific issues at a U.N. General ...


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The new tools that will help return Indigenous ancestral remains to Australia

A new website has been launched which its creators hope will help return Indigenous ancestral remains held in other countries back to local ...


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Designer Camilla Franks draws inspiration for new collection from the works of indigenous artists

The celebrated fashion designer has collaborated with indigenous Australian artists from the Northern Territory on her new Warlu capsule release, the ...


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Kimberley divided over bid to harvest precious resource

Ms Oscar, Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, told the ABC during a visit to the region to address an ...


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South Australian government to found indigenous soccer academy

The South Australian government has committed $100,000 to establish the state's first soccer academy for Aboriginal students in years 10-12.


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Labor to oppose cashless welfare card expansion unless it is voluntary

Senate inquiry hears competing views on the card from Aboriginal ... in South Australia, the East Kimberley and Goldfields in Western Australia, and ...


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Call for artists to create welcome murals for kids

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and artist-led teams are invited to send their proposals for 'welcome murals' at the City of Sydney's early ...


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Leading SA Aboriginal campaigner Tauto Sansbury dies

“I would say there are millions of non-Aboriginal Australians who are ... media post as one of South Australia's “most passionate and respected elders”.


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UNESCO World Heritage Listing of Aboriginal cultural landscape

A handful of other Australian sites, such as Uluru-Kata Tjuta and Kakadu National Park, are listed for both natural and Aboriginal cultural significance.


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Blending Western and traditional medicine in Colombia

“She developed the concept as a result of the increasing discontent of Māori people with the type of healthcare they were receiving,” Pimentel said.


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Manmade household warming delivers the goods

“But that doesn't change the fact that New Zealand houses are really crap, ... But, if there is anything we can do to reduce poverty among Maori and ...


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Rachel House talks authentic storytelling, 'Moana' and 'Stateless'

Rachel House. The notion that the next generation of New Zealanders will be taught Māori culture and history via a compulsory school curriculum fills ...


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NZ Government to boost Smart Ideas and research projects

The University of Auckland was awarded with almost NZ$ 27 million in ... The project will co-design a Kaupapa Māori protocol for more effectively ...


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Eyes on the prize as Māori exporters tell their stories

The awards are run by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. Judging convenor David Downs says the record number of 59 finalists reflected a growing ...


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Euthanasia bill faces Treaty of Waitangi challenge

Labour's Māori caucus is split on the legislation, but several members on Wednesday said they had not been approached by the National MPs about ...


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Māori book sales in te wiki o te reo Māori suggest Kiwis increasingly eager to learn te reo

Books on and about te reo and te ao Māori are flying off the shelves during te wiki o te reo Māori, with a 615 per cent jump in titles sold during that ...


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Māori Language Week organisers can't meet demand for te reo merchandise

Māori Language Week organisers have conceded they "stuffed up" after demand for merchandise exceeded supply. The Māori Language ...


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