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Thursday, 10 October 2019

Tyler, the Creator opens up about being banned from the UK for homophobia

... UK over their homophobic words — and they haven't written “some of the most refreshing verses about same-sex attraction in a major label hip-hop ...


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The US decision on LGBT workers could turn employers into the gender police

The pending supreme court verdict on whether gay and trans people are protected from job discrimination has wide-reaching consequences for ...


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Here's How an Orlando LGBTQ Nonprofit is Increasing Bilingual HIV Testers

Miracle of Love, an Orlando LGBTQ nonprofit, is helping increase the number of bilingual HIV testers to help prevent the spread of ...


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The symbolism behind the rainbow flag, touchstone of the LGBTQ community

The late artist Gilbert Baker is sometimes called the "Gay Betsy Ross" for having sewn and designed the first rainbow flag for the 1978 San Francisco ...


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Winners of the Lord Mayor's Dragon Award for Innovation

Their ground-breaking approach to supporting LGBTI refugees and asylum seekers has delivered a tangible social impact and it's a pleasure to have ...


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A renewed drive for inclusion in education in Cali

... to indigenous populations, young LGBTI people and people on the move, inclusion in education is needed for all learners across different settings.


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The United Nations Reaffirms Its Support for Persecuted LGBTI Community

Punitive laws along with violence and discrimination prevent LGBTI people from fully participating in society and living as their true, authentic selves ...


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Cypriot organisations join forces to demand British woman in Napa rape case is freed

... Accept LGBTI, and the association for the prevention of domestic violence, have written a letter to the attorney-general asking for the prosecution to ...


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'Greater access and opportunity': initiative for free birth certificates for vulnerable Australians

The number of free birth certificates being issued to Indigenous and vulnerable Australians has increased ten-fold in the past two years.


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UN human rights chief urges Australia to keep medevac laws, slams 'harmful' offshore sites

Ms Bachelet also touched on Australia's Indigenous relations. "I was shocked to learn that the age of criminal responsibility in Australia is only 10 ...


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UK museum to return indigenous artefacts

More than 40 sacred indigenous Australian artefacts held by Manchester Museum in the UK will be returned to their traditional owners as part of a ...


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Climate activists block roads, protest in Australian cities

An Aboriginal man lights a fire for an indigenous ceremony as climate ... PERTH, Australia (AP) - Activists blocked major roads and demonstrated in ...


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New Zealand divided over history on 250th anniversary of Captain Cook's arrival

"Indigenous people, including Aboriginal people in Australia, have a ... The Endeavour replica, which is based at the Australian National Maritime ...


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Indigenous language being given new life in Deniliquin children's book

WHEN Captain Arthur Phillip sailed the First Fleet into Sydney Harbour in 1788 there were more than 250 indigenous Australian languages spoken, ...


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New chapter for Indigenous storytelling begins in Alice Springs

Held in partnership with the Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA), the four-day Web Series workshop provided networking and ...


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Helping indigenous get a foot in the door

Mayrah Sonter has been running her own business for five years now and knows how hard it can be for indigenous operators to break through in this ...


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New Zealand celebrates Pacific voyaging heritage

Britain delivered a "statement of regret" to indigenous Maori this week for the killing of nine of their number immediately after Cook's landing, although ...


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Scholars to study traditional health system in India

It aims to advance scholarship and research in Māori and indigenous ... to insights that will support the resurgence of Rongoā Māori in New Zealand.


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Litte benefit seen from foreign landowners

The value of the large foreign ownership of New Zealand land and forests is raising alarm bells among Maori. A Radio New Zealand investigation ...


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The effects of Captain James Cook's arrival on tangata whenua

Eight New Zealanders associated with Tuia 250 and other events in ... will sail around New Zealand acknowledging the long history of Māori ocean ...


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New central Wellington library offers Aotearoa collection

Items can be borrowed or browsed, and include topics such as Māori and Māori local history, NZ fiction, biography, books in te reo, art and architecture ...


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Professor Penehira puts wananga in teaching spotlight

... kaupapa Māori category is Dr Ngarino Ellis from the University of Auckland, who is the only Māori art historian teaching in a New Zealand university.


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New Zealanders take a new look at Cook

Reflections on Captain James Cook's role in New Zealand history around the ... "Through that event, Maori perspectives were at best marginal and ...


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New Zealand Marks 250th Anniversary Of James Cook's Arrival

A replica of James Cook's ship was met with Maori protestors as it docked in Gisborne to mark the 250th anniversary of the British explorer's arrival in ...


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