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Tuesday, 8 October 2019

“The Politician” Is Here, It's Queer — But Now We're Totally Used To It

As a creator, Murphy has always included LGBTQ characters and odes to queer culture in his shows. But in The Politician, these distinctive traits of his ...


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Trainings of LGBTI Trainers in Southeast Asia on United Nations Mechanisms

ILGA ASIA is looking for LGBTI activists to join the training of trainers on UN human rights mechanisms. The training will take place from 2-6 December ...


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Extinction Rebellion: how to craft a protest brand

... last year the Tasmanian Art Gallery and Museum installed “We're not going to the mainland” to mark three decades of campaigning for LGBTI rights, ...


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Foreign Consular Corps Joined Parade to Support LGBTi Cause in Rio as Group

This year's LGBTi+ Pride Parade in Rio also celebrated the 40th anniversary of the LGBT movement in Brazil and the 50th anniversary of the ...


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Protection of 'traditional marriage' should not be an excuse for discrimination

This was hailed as a huge step forward for LGBTI rights in Hong Kong, but the case of MK may now test how progressive the Court of Final Appeal's ...


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Sexual orientation and gender identity won't count in 2021 census

With LGBTI Australians having high rates of suicide and mental illness—especially trans young people at high risk for poor mental health, self-harming ...


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Risk of isolation and neglect in aged care

The National LGBTI Health Alliance's Samantha Edmonds said some aged care ... systems and service delivery being culturally safe for LGBTI people.


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Pride Week kicks off in Prishtina

In the lead up to the third Prishtina Pride Parade, which will take place on Thursday morning in Prishtina's city center, LGBTI rights activists have ...


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Australian radio stations support new World/Pop sound

Migrants earn a place in Australia's diverse music landscape ... Australia's rich and deep music history from Indigenous folklores, rhythms, and chants ...


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Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Lowy Institute speech was powerful, unifying and politically potent

Former head of sustainability at the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence Carla McGrath is described as a “proud indigenous Australian woman of ...


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'Cultural practice': Wombat killing defence

Confronting footage of an off-duty South Australian police officer stoning a ... He has previously been praised for his work helping non-indigenous ...


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Black is the new white for Australian social satire

Aboriginal activist and Labor Party politician Ray Gibson (Tony Briggs) ... He still likes to think of himself as an Australian Martin Luther King, even ...


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Yumi Stynes reignites Australia Day feud with Kerri-Anne Kennerley

Yumi Stynes reignites Australia Day feud with Kerri-Anne Kennerley .... Aboriginal elder women are desperate for help, and they're not getting it.


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New research turns Tasmanian Aboriginal history on its head. The results will help care for the land

New research turns Tasmanian Aboriginal history on its head. The results will help care for ... The same can be said of the first Europeans in Australia.


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Sutherland Shire Family Services commits to Aboriginal support through reconciliation action

The family service has employed Aboriginal family support workers for ... "Working with Reconciliation Australia gave us a formal structure to embed ...


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Manchester Museum becomes first in country to hand sacred objects back to aboriginal ...

Craig Ritchie, from the Australia Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS), welcomed the decision as significant not only for ...


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French Polynesia's leader in NZ for 'Tuia 250'

Edouard Fritch was invited to New Zealand in recognition of mediator role between Māori communities and the Endeavour crew during James Cook's ...


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Captain Cook, hero or villain?

In the year 2019, some 250 years after he first made contact with Māori at the start of a six-month circumnavigation of New Zealand, it has become ...


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Internal dispute within Taranaki iwi to be heard in Māori Land Court

Internal dispute within Taranaki iwi to be heard in Māori Land Court ... reject or seek to change a compensation deal on offer from New Zealand ...


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Bowel screening programme catches Māori short

A south Auckland general practitioner says the national bowel cancer screening programme now being rolled out will fail Māori. The programme will a ...


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Gang member's bid to stop property sale fails

... replicated across New Zealand. He drew parallels between Moeke's case and the confiscation of Māori land by the Crown, in particular Ihumātao.


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Mothers Matter backs 3-day postnatal stay petition

Currently maternal suicide rates in New Zealand are seven times higher per capita than in the United Kingdom, with Maori overrepresented.


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'I just wanted to do it'

“In the wider context of our overall Maori engagement, where my High ... a partnership with Air New Zealand and with three universities for PHD Maori ...


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Witi's Wahine a homecoming

It is a love letter to the many Maori matriarchs who fulfil their roles in a ... She has brought forth from Witi's work the inherently Maori style of oral ...


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