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Friday, 4 October 2019

This university is tackling LGBT students' isolation in a groundbreaking new way

The University of the West of England (UWE) is introducing a LGBT+ buddy accommodation scheme to “beat the sense of isolation” some LGBT+ ...


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High stakes for LGBT Americans at Supreme Court next week

The U.S. Supreme Court is set Tuesday to hear a trio of cases that will determine not just whether firing workers for being LGBT is legal under federal ...


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Some YouTube creators are accusing the service's 'bigoted bots' for demonetizing content with ...

... and monetization practices that stigmatize, restrict, block, demonetize, and financially harm the LGBT Plaintiffs and the greater LGBT Community.”.


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House resolution condemns Ben Carson as transphobic

Among anti-LGBT policies enumerated in the House resolution is HUD's removal of guidance to homeless shelters on implementing its LGBT ...


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Council of Europe 'concerned' over Georgia's queer rights record

there still persist a number of serious, systemic shortcomings in law and practice concerning discrimination and hate crime, notably against LGBTI ...


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Most Slovaks oppose registered partnerships

As he continued, the Focus poll suggests that respondents consider the expansion of rights of LGBTI community in Slovakia to be second-tier, while ...


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'Nepal Police Cyber Bureau ready to address crime against sexual and gender minority'

Bureau Chief Bikash Shrestha and member of former Constituent Assembly and LGBTI rights activist Sunil Babu Pant were present on the occasion.


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Say Thank You to the UN for Standing Up for LGBTI People Everywhere

The LGBTI community faces increasing challenges around the world. Often the people who perpetuate discrimination and violence toward this ...


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What are the lyrics to the Australian national anthem, 'Advance Australia Fair'?

McCormick's 1878 lyrics have been widely criticised for failing to represent Australia's indigenous population, and for celebrating British colonisation.


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Search for identity shows the need for Indigenous recognition

During a recent road trip around Scotland I observed from afar as Australia debated constitutional recognition for its first people, while in Edinburgh I ...


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"I am proud rugby is at the forefront": Toomua on the significance of the Wallabies' indigenous jersey

Toomua's reflections on the third wearing of the Wallabies' indigenous ... Anglo and Indigenous heritages, and of an Australian society increasingly ...


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Advocates say WA is ripe for impact investing

Impact investing is yet to gain traction in Western Australia, but a new ... entire south-west, providing opportunities for Aboriginal impact investment.


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Western Australia rolls out lifesaving hotline to address Indigenous deaths in custody

State adopts royal commission recommendation requiring police who detain an Indigenous person to call the Aboriginal Legal Service.


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WA introduces Custody Notification Service for Indigenous people

The CNS central number will divert to the phone of a rostered Western Australia Aboriginal Legal Service solicitor, who will then undertake a welfare ...


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Hotline to save Indigenous lives in police custody

As of Wednesday, police are required to call the 24/7 hotline staffed by the Aboriginal Legal Service Western Australia (ALSWA) whenever an ...


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A new age of appreciation for First Nations visual arts

These Art Centres play a critical role in developing Aboriginal and Torres Strait ... The National Museum of Australia is to host and acquire the entire ...


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Botched census puts back Māori population count

Statistics New Zealand is delaying its estimate of Māori population because of the botched census. Just 68 percent of Māori completed their census ...


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MPI boosts Māori farm advisory plan

Launching the $12 million Māori Agribusiness Extension Programme or ... such programmes have long been a part of agriculture in New Zealand.


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Planning an ocean observation network

New Zealand's changing ocean environment has prompted the call to ... “The integration of Mātauranga Māori, New Zealand's science, technologies ...


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Become bi-culturally confident at work

One of the biggest barriers to non-Māori using te reo in the workplace is a ... It is important to have bi-cultural practices in New Zealand workplaces ...


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Captain Cook's legacy is complex, but whether white Australia likes it or not he is emblematic of ...

The British government has issued an oh-so-carefully worded expression of “regret” for the killing of Māori in Aotearoa, today's New Zealand, at the ...


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Heritage status granted to southern whare in Invercargill

Under the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act, Wāhi Tūpuna identifies places important to Māori for their ancestral and cultural significance.


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Britain voices 'remorse' for killing Maori 250 years in the past

British Excessive Commissioner Laura Clarke meets Maori leaders as New Zealand marks 1769 arrival of Captain James Cook dinner.


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Government Support for Euthanasia Bill Contradictory

Maori has increased to 169 this year up from 142 in the previous year and ... The taxpayers of New Zealand have got a right to ask why are we being ...


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