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Friday, 25 October 2019

Costa Rica campaign seeks to bolster marriage equality support

Sí, Acepto (“Yes I accept” in Spanish) formally launched in August and includes ads that feature LGBTI Costa Ricans' relatives, friends and teammates.


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Census questions about sexual preferences and gender identity are scrapped by ABS

Labor senator Jenny McAllister and shadow assistant treasurer Stephen Jones said the revelation was reminder of LGBTI Australians being 'ignored' ...


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Cody Simpson's Mom loves Miley Cyrus and gave a green signal?? Is that the sign of wedding ...

LGBTI community took her words in the wrong way. Cyrus had to issue a statement clarifying her thoughts about her previous statement. The singer ...


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“We're running out of time” on Religious Discrimination Bill

A draft Religious Discrimination Bill was released in August and was criticised by activists for allowing discrimination against LGBTI people on the ...


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Cherabin commercial farming by traditional owners in WA's far north to be an Australian first

Indigenous Australians have been fishing and eating giant freshwater prawns from creeks across the Top End for thousands of years.


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Inside the working farm that inspired the father of Australian colonial art, John Glover

Glover painted Aboriginal people into his artwork, even though they had been forced from the area by the time he claimed a land grant in 1831.


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The stolen generations never ended – they just morphed into child protection

The cost of late intervention for Indigenous children hurts Australian ... In 2014 when the then commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People ...


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Preschool kids lobby to fly Aboriginal flag on Harbour Bridge

But Australia's leading child psychologist says it's “totally unacceptable”. The pre-school students at Kelly's Place Children's Centre in Crows Nest ...


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Coalition of Peaks hosts national stakeholders at Closing Gap meeting in Canberra

The Coalition of Aboriginal and TorresStrait Islander Community Controlled Peak ... ProfessorIan Anderson, Deputy CEO of the National Indigenous Australians ... It is critical that Aboriginal andTorres Strait Islander people across the ...


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Illinois State Museum Returns Artifacts To Australian Indigenous Tribes

The project, led by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, exists to return cultural heritage material, Simpson said.


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Severe specialist shortage leaves thousands of Aboriginal children at risk of hearing loss

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's (AIHW) NT hearing health ... on average it affects 12 per cent of people in Aboriginal communities.


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Why these Australians flocked to climb the rock

Uluru climb closure 2019: Why these Australians flocked to climb the rock ... "Most people are actually here out of some sort of respect for Aboriginal ...


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Auckland Harbour Bridge evokes blue water for our voyagers

Many of the waka of the Māori migration sailed into Waitematā. "The portrayal of waka arriving into the City of Sails is a great way to connect the ...


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Father Gregory Boyle says compassion is the best approach to gangs

White, who works with his wider whānau and iwi on social initiatives, says it is important Māori continue to help lead the change in gang culture.


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Cops with guns will make us less safe

Those differences in rates of exposure to police are also what Māori and Pasifika experience in New Zealand, where Māori are almost eight times ...


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Digital platform to ease access of te reo Māori for 21st century conversations

New Zealanders could soon be saying 'kia ora' to their smartphone voice assistants, like Siri and Alexa, thanks to new funding from the government.


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Showdown in New Zealand: National Party Opposes Gun Registration

From 200 years ago to the 1990s, it was dominated by farmers and hunters. New Zealand has a proud tradition of military prowess on both the Maori ...


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Seven steps to te reo Māori success

The study, led by Professor Jenny Lee-Morgan and funded by Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, looked at the success of Air New Zealand, Microsoft, ...


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There's a long history of Jews playing Nazis on screen

This story originally appeared on Kveller. Taika Waititi's satirical film “Jojo Rabbit” is finally out! Set in Nazi Germany, the Jewish Maori director ...


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Māori tīkanga at the helm under new prison strategy

The new head of Māori in Corrections says the focus of prison needs to shift from punishing people to showing them respect, and helping them ...


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