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Monday, 28 October 2019

'Queen Sugar' captures the struggles of blacks in America

... dominance by white capital, race, class and personal relationships that crisscross the human complexities of bisexual, race and LGBTI dynamics.


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Equal Love transforms into Rainbow Rebellion to be a voice for LGBTIQ rights

Up next on the group's agenda is a town hall meeting to discuss LGBTI politics, with Safe Schools founder Roz Ward joining the event via Skype.


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Irish government to consider putting gender neutral bathrooms in public buildings

The government is being asked to consider more gender-neutral bathrooms in public buildings, as part of a new strategy to improve the lives of LGBTI ...


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Rising populism seen threatening LGBT+ rights in Europe

"There is this discrepancy between perception and reality and LGBTI people do not report this discrimination because they don't trust the local ...


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Cameroon's Unity human rights watchdog project expands

The 32 LGBTI rights organizations that formed Cameroon's human rights watchdog group, the Unity Platform, gathered recently in Yaoundé to review ...


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One in four would be 'uncomfortable' with a PM of another religion

On the other hand, women, young people, persons with disabilities and members of the LGBTI community did not evoke the same feelings, with rates ...


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Military Pride Ball 2019 - DEFGLIS Defence LGBTI Information Service

The Military Pride Ball celebrates the magnificent contribution to Defence capability by people with diverse sexuality and gender. Proudly sponsored ...


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Glamping waits for no man in the Top End

Australia offers some of the best glamping in the world, thanks to our ability ... At 20,000 square kilometres, Kakadu is Australia's largest land-based ... but was raised by her father and an Aboriginal woman after her birth mother left.


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Putting health equity at heart of universal coverage—the need for national programmes of action

In Peru, mortality among indigenous children under 5 years is over three times .... Australia's National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health plan ...


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Chance discovery puts Aboriginal sites back on the map

... flowering of indigenous language revitalisation across the country,” Professor Karskens, who researches Australian colonial history at the University ...


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An Oasis of Hope in the Australian Outback

Balgo, Western Australia, a remote Aboriginal community, located in the south-east Kimberley approximately 1100 miles NE of Perth and 560 miles ...


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Hundreds visit to Australia's Uluru for last ever climb atop the sacred monolith

Hundreds of tourists flocked to Uluru Friday for one last chance to scale the sacred red monolith ahead of a climbing ban long-sought by Aboriginal ...


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What a white man learned from Aboriginal Australia

I arrived in Australia's Top End against the backdrop of 'The Northern Territory Emergency Response'. Or, as it would come to be known: 'The ...


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The scars of the Pinjarra massacre still linger 185 years after one of WA's bloodiest days

Almost two centuries on, many families in Western Australia's south-west ... Numbers vary over how many Aboriginal men, women and children lost ...


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'We want to see change': Calls for national commissioner for Indigenous children

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people are 17 ... “Victoria and South Australia have established state commissioners that ...


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Hundreds of Whanganui locals march against high homicide numbers

"People still think that it's just a Maori issue, but it's not, everyone is affected by violence but when you fix the issues with us, then we fix the issues with ...


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We'll be watching the police's new armed response units very, very closely

In 2015, Commissioner Mike Bush admitted there was a bias among police against Māori and that they needed to work hard to address the issue.


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Pākehā New Zealanders reflect on their colonial past and future ...

The decision proved controversial, particularly among Māori who have suffered under colonisation. After 250 years, Māori make up more than half of ...


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Former Te Karere reporter becomes Whakatāne councillor on coin toss

Political commentator Tau Henare said, "It's been good and more power to the the Maori community to say, 'hey we're here and we're part of the ...


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Waikato country school which taught militia children celebrates 150 years

Before them, the hill was a pā site of Ngāti Apakura, but the 1863 Confiscation Act banished Māori from their land south of the Puniu River. Militia from ...


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Call to mark Centenary of Women's Parliamentary Rights in NZ

Iriaka Ratana was New Zealand's first Maori woman MP. “Hilda Ross and Iriaka Ratana were not only inspirational leaders, they were remarkable for ...


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Police officers share their tattoo stories

“In our role as Maori police officers, we bring everything to our mahi. It's not just about our reo (language), it's about everything that encompasses ...


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Passing of Parihaka Reconcilliation Bill as politically, socially significant as it gets

Generations of Maori leaders and, for the most part, well-meaning politicians have struggled to make sense of an ugly and brutal confrontation ...


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