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Friday, 27 September 2019

Jonathan Van Ness endorses Senator Warren after having to pay $3500 to replace HIV medication ...

'I have to pay $3500 by the time I walked out that door': Jonathan Van Ness has revealed how losing his HIV medication led him to endorse Senator ...


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Activists call for the release of LGBTQ migrants living in prisons

“The experiences of these individuals are not the exception, they are the norm for LGBTQ migrants and people living with HIV in immigration prisons.


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What Pete Buttigieg has to say about making campuses safer, welcoming for LGBTQ students

Survey after survey shows LGBTQ students in Iowa City, from kindergarten to graduate school, do not feel as safe or as welcome in their classes as ...


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The Religious Discrimination Bill: what is it all about?

... Rugby Australia terminated for publishing material deemed to be offensive to LGBTI persons and others, in contravention of his employer's repeated ...


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Historic investment to combat racism and strengthen equal rights for LGBTI people

Investments to combat racism. The Swedish Security Service 2018 Yearbook states: “A xenophobic and radical nationalist current, most evident online ...


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

In the fast-growing digital age, hate speech can represent “a critical obstacle for LGBTI people” using online platforms, the UN's top rights officia...


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Royal Commission into Aged Care LGBTI Consultation

The National LGBTI Health Alliance is coming to Adelaide to speak with LGBTI older people and elders, and their carers. We're looking for LGBTI ...


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Eurobarometer reveals a lack of LGBTI acceptance in the Baltics

According to Eurobarometer on Discrimination 2019, 30% Lithuanians are in favor of same-sex marriages to be allowed throughout the Europe, while ...


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Why Australia needs to raise the criminal age of responsibility to 14

Why Australia needs to raise the criminal age of responsibility to 14 ... The new recommendations come two weeks after 12-year-old Indigenous boy ...


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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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Marcia Langton says indigenous teaching must not rely on rage, anger

One of Australia's most prominent thinkers has urged care and caution when teaching in schools the history of violence against indigenous people.


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Indigenous campaigner 'Dot' Peters dies

Ms Peters' service to the Aboriginal community was recognised with several awards including Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia ...


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Researchers recognised in Young Tall Poppy Awards

Three researchers from The University of Western Australia and its affiliate ... His team is leading the Urban Aboriginal Ear Health program, where ...


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NITV and ABC Children's launch ground-breaking live-action children's series THALU

“With 55 per cent of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population ... region of Western Australia for a story brimming with adventure and heart.


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UN pressures governments to stop locking up children

In Australia, children as young as 10 can be arrested and sent to prison, ... Cheryl Axleby, co-chair of National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...


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Indigenous suicide risk four times higher

Suicide remains the leading cause of death for all Australians aged 15-44, with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders aged 15-24 almost four times ...


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Hands off our haka

Then maybe he too will learn how the haka “unifies Māori and other strands of New Zealand culture as tradition recognised as important by New ...


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Ihumātao protest gives strong message to outgoing council

The group, iwi, and Kingitanga have been involved in discussion so far without result, over SOUL's hope that the land can return to Māori ownership.


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Ghahraman seeks to strengthen Electoral Amendment Bill

“Māori should be able to choose which roll they are on at any time. Currently Māori can only change roll during the Māori Electoral Option, which is a ...


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Universal funding needed to make the right contraception choice

Barriers to effective contraception are amplified for Māori and Pasifika women, young women and women on a low income, who already experience ...


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Kia ora to horticulture

United Fresh New Zealand president Jerry Prendergast says the strong interest Māori trusts are showing in investing in horticulture is exciting.


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Universal funding needed to make the right contraception choice

As we mark World Contraception Day today, women in New Zealand face ... Barriers to effective contraception are amplified for Māori and Pasifika ...


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Greens keen on Māori option anytime

Green Party electoral reform spokesperson Golriz Ghahraman has asked the justice select committee to add a provision to the Electoral Amendment ...


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How an interest in pounamu spiralled into a book on hei tiki

Dougal Austin (Kāti Māmoe, Kāi Tahu, Waitaha) is senior curator Matauranga Māori at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Here he ...


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