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Rami Malek wins Best Actor Oscar for role in Bohemian Rhapsody

Rami Malek wins Best Actor Oscar for role in Bohemian Rhapsody - A slew of films with LGBTI characters, actors, writers, and directors were up for awards at the 91st Acadamy Awards. For the first time, more than half of ...

New diversity action plan for LGBTI seniors in aged care announced

New diversity action plan for LGBTI seniors in aged care announced - The Morrison Government has released the Aged Care Diversity Action Plan for senior LGBTI Australians to help address the specific barriers and ...

Relive the most LGBTI moments of the Oscars

Relive the most LGBTI moments of the Oscars - that wasn't enough, bi popstar and LGBTI super ally Lady Gaga won her first Oscar. What's more, gay pop star Adam Lambert opened the ceremony ...

Medical Student seeks urgent claim against Police for bias

Medical Student seeks urgent claim against Police for bias - The 'Police bias claim' targets NZ Police for prosecuting Māori like Timothy Morrison in circumstances where non- Māori are not prosecuted. Police ...

There are many trends swinging in our favour”, says Tourism New Zealand GM

There are many trends swinging in our favour”, says Tourism New Zealand GM - Loosely translated as hospitality, manaakitanga plays a key role in Māori society and inspires the New Zealand visitor experience – summing up the ...

Federal government releases plan to address barriers faced by LGBTI people in aged care

Federal government releases plan to address barriers faced by LGBTI people in aged care - The federal government has released an action plan to address the barriers and challenges faced by older LGBTI people when accessing aged care ...

School lessons to cover sexting, FGM and mental health

School lessons to cover sexting, FGM and mental health - identities feel included and respected,” she said. “Where LGBTI equality is not mainstreamed into the work of a school this is unlikely be to the case.” ...

Healthy village, healthy forest: Zoo conservation scientist returns to Papua New Guinea to advance ...

Healthy village, healthy forest: Zoo conservation scientist returns to Papua New Guinea to advance ... - TKCP set out to protect the health of Papua New Guinea's wildlife as well as its people . By working with indigenous landowners and the government, ...

Joint Heart Foundation–Healthier Lives Programme Grant

Joint Heart Foundation–Healthier Lives Programme Grant - People of European descent have more favourable cardiovascular health outcomes than New Zealanders of other ethnicities, notably Māori and ...

Raui continues to change lives

Raui continues to change lives - Mental health advocate Ezekiel Raui is continuing to make an impact in New Zealand communities by helping rangatahi realise their potential.

Sister of former POTUS Barack Obama meets rising Māori leaders at Te Matatini

Sister of former POTUS Barack Obama meets rising Māori leaders at Te Matatini - Sister of former POTUS Barack Obama meets rising Māori leaders at Te ... Dr Maya Soetoro-Ng is in New Zealand canvassing rangatahi to discuss ...

PM talks to politics raised on Te Matatini stage

PM talks to politics raised on Te Matatini stage - Te Tiriti I certainly heard, the history of Māori politics, and I did hear again from the Sydney group but that wasn't necessarily about the New Zealand  ...

New tax rules need to protect Māori development

New tax rules need to protect Māori development - The head of the tax working group, Sir Michael Cullen says more consultation may be needed with Māori to ensure changes don't impact the ...

Calling out homophobia in sports is important, but few do it, say researchers

Calling out homophobia in sports is important, but few do it, say researchers - The study was conducted prior to release of research in Australia which revealed the very athletes who admit to using anti- gay slurs would still accept ...

Review into blood donation rules for gay and bisexual men is progressing

Review into blood donation rules for gay and bisexual men is progressing - In 2016 at the Commonwealth Heads of Government (COAG) meeting Health ministers from around Australia agreed to bring forward a review on the ...

NSW government 'on the same page' as Victoria on gay conversion therapy

NSW government 'on the same page' as Victoria on gay conversion therapy - Sydney man Chris Csabs is a survivor of gay conversion therapy whose ... dangerous ideologies that underpin them occur in every part of Australia .

Gay and bi people more likely to be perpetrators and victims of revenge porn

Gay and bi people more likely to be perpetrators and victims of revenge porn - A new Australian study found one in ten people had participated in Image-Based Sexual Abuse (IBSA). This includes secretly taking sexual photos of ...

Health Ministry funded study evaluating use of virtual health service iMOKO app

Health Ministry funded study evaluating use of virtual health service iMOKO app - She says iMOKO fits closely with the government's goals around improving Maori and child health and 86 per cent of the children registered with the ...

New gender options to be offered to non-binary airline passengers

New gender options to be offered to non-binary airline passengers - New gender options to be offered to non-binary airline passengers .... India, Australia, New Zealand , Malta, and Canada have all passed measures to ...

Origins of giant extinct New Zealand bird traced to Africa

Origins of giant extinct New Zealand bird traced to Africa - Origins of giant extinct New Zealand bird traced to Africa ... Five years after the relationship between New Zealand's kiwi and the extinct ... arrival in New Zealand of the Maori people, who hunted them and cleared their forest habitats.

Improving in new role but more to work on, says Kalyn Ponga

Improving in new role but more to work on, says Kalyn Ponga - Ponga's indifferent showing at five-eighth for the New Zealand Maori a week earlier was arguably given too much weight by critics and the signs were ...

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Midwife empowers Indigenous women through outback maternity photoshoots

Midwife empowers Indigenous women through outback maternity photoshoots - A north-west Queensland midwife offering free maternity photoshoots for Indigenous women says the experience is a great confidence booster for the ...

Walking in two worlds – making gains and giving back

Walking in two worlds – making gains and giving back - is determined to change the landscape of Indigenous affairs in Australia . ... It's the idea that as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people we often ...

Can an Indigenous Expert Sort Out the Murray's Woes?

Can an Indigenous Expert Sort Out the Murray's Woes? - This will be an important step regarding the recognition of the indigenous Australians as the traditional custodians of the Murray-Darling Basin.

An Adelaide Hospital Has Employed Aboriginal Healers To Treat Indigenous Patients

An Adelaide Hospital Has Employed Aboriginal Healers To Treat Indigenous Patients - Lyell McEwin hospital in Adelaide has employed Aboriginal healers (known as Ngangkari) to assist with treatment of Indigenous patients alongside ...

WA's top Aboriginal students recognised with Rob Riley Memorial Prize

WA's top Aboriginal students recognised with Rob Riley Memorial Prize - WESTERN Australia's top-performing Aboriginal students have been recognised for their achievements with the Rob Riley Memorial Prize. Named in ...

Adani coal mine should be suspended, UN says

Adani coal mine should be suspended, UN says - asked Australia to “consider suspending” the Adani project until consent was given by “all Indigenous peoples, including the Wangan and ...

What you as an LGBTI person can do to improve your mental health

What you as an LGBTI person can do to improve your mental health - Maintain or increase your involvement with LGBTI groups and organisations. There is no shortage of them in the Community Groups listings online at ...

84 per cent of LGBTI people believe parts of Australia are unsafe for the community

84 per cent of LGBTI people believe parts of Australia are unsafe for the community - New research released to coincide with Mardi Gras shows that 84 per cent of queer Australians believe parts of the country are unsafe for LGBTI  ...

Well being wake up in whānau ora report

Well being wake up in whānau ora report - The review found whānau ora was effective in creating positive change for Māori and Pasifika families, but it was hampered by lack of support from ...

European Parliament calls on Commission to sustain its LGBTI strategy

European Parliament calls on Commission to sustain its LGBTI strategy - The LGBTI List of Actions has been a key text for the EU's work on LGBTI rights. Even though it did not meet all the requests laid out in the Lunacek ...

Gay Muslim cartoonist 'terrified' after government tried to block him from Instagram

Gay Muslim cartoonist 'terrified' after government tried to block him from Instagram - Local governments in Indonesia have been introducing anti- LGBTI laws and shutting down LGBTI organizations. There has been an increase in ...

A weighty issue for Auckland Māori

A weighty issue for Auckland Māori - Seeing the impact of Māori health inequities within the community and my own whānau is something that has always upset me, especially when it ...

Maori radio thinking ahead of bureaucrats

Maori radio thinking ahead of bureaucrats -  Maori radio thinking ahead of bureaucrats. A leading identity in iwi radio believes the bureaucrats are lagging behind Maori providers and need to ...

Speaking te reo Māori helps protect against type 2 diabetes: study

Speaking te reo Māori helps protect against type 2 diabetes: study - The ability to speak te reo Māori appears to have a protective effect against developing type 2 diabetes, independent of several lifestyle factors.

Alabama prep star drops suit against high school association

Alabama prep star drops suit against high school association -  Pike County Circuit Judge Sonny Reagan dismissed the suit Wednesday at the request of Maori Davenport's mother, Tara. The Charles Henderson ...

NZ Maori Council launches National Taskforce on Education

NZ Maori Council launches National Taskforce on Education - We also need to ensure that our schools in rural and regional New Zealand with high Maori population rates are treated equally in terms of access to ...

More NT land claims tipped

More NT land claims tipped - New Federal laws will enable more Aboriginal land claims in the NT. ... Across Australia , native title claims have been finalised over approximately 35 ...

Traditional Aboriginal healers using bush medicine are hired to work alongside doctors and nurses ...

Traditional Aboriginal healers using bush medicine are hired to work alongside doctors and nurses ... -  Aboriginal healers using traditional bush medicine have been hired to treat ... 'If you don't address the spirit of the Aboriginal people in the healing process ... mostly from the central desert areas of the APY Lands in South Australia .

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare releases new report on Aboriginal health and wellbeing

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare releases new report on Aboriginal health and wellbeing - A new report of the health and welfare of the country's young Aboriginal population has shown the state's population has the highest employment rate ...

For us, they are not just numbers, they are real women who matter

For us, they are not just numbers, they are real women who matter - We support Aboriginal women's voices and views through advocacy, ... family links to communities in the NT, South Australia and Western Australia .

New research calls for national database of Indigenous cultural heritage sites in Australia

New research calls for national database of Indigenous cultural heritage sites in Australia - New research from the Whitlam Institute within Western Sydney University calls for a national database of places of Indigenous historical and cultural ...

Chloe Barber following a practical path to medicine

Chloe Barber following a practical path to medicine - Now Ms Barber wants to join record numbers of indigenous medical students across Australia via a bridging course at the University of Western ...

Courtney Act uses Dancing With The Stars to help Indigenous LGBTI people

Courtney Act uses Dancing With The Stars to help Indigenous LGBTI people - If Act wins the season she plans to donate her winnings to Black Rainbow which is a suicide prevention organization for LGBTI Indigenous people.

Meet the Turkish designer duo who brought LGBTI politics to London Fashion Week

Meet the Turkish designer duo who brought LGBTI politics to London Fashion Week - Genderless fashion brand DB Berdan brought LGBTI politics, looks and models to London Fashion Week on Sunday (17 February). DB Berdan are a ...

Trans Woman Killed in El Salvador After Being Deported From the United States

Trans Woman Killed in El Salvador After Being Deported From the United States - Aislinn Odaly's, an independent LGBTI rights advocate, told The Blade that Camila “migrated to the U.S. because of threats that she had received, but ...

Homosexuality and religion can coexist'

Homosexuality and religion can coexist' - That was the thrust of several LGBTI activists' remarks on the theme “Homosexuality and Religion Can Coexist,” which was a focus of the Awadh ...

5G debate: a reminder of who actually owns what

5G debate: a reminder of who actually owns what - The New Zealand Maori Council sees the building of a new 5G network as an opportunity to bridge the skills divide when it comes to the digital, ...

Māori support New Zealand China Relationships

Māori support New Zealand China Relationships - The current New Zealand China relationship kerfuffle is all avoidable. In 2010 there had been several Iwi Māori Trade missions to China to ...

Surprise te reo Māori finding in prediabetes research

Surprise te reo Māori finding in prediabetes research - New research from the Healthier Lives National Science Challenge has found people who speak te reo Māori have a reduced risk of progressing from ...

It's time NZ children went on strike to shame adults over climate change inaction

It's time NZ children went on strike to shame adults over climate change inaction -  Māori Climate Commissioner, Donna Awatere Huata, says now is the time for Children to shame adults into climate change action. "On March 15th ...

Deep sea mining threatens indigenous culture in Papua New Guinea

Deep sea mining threatens indigenous culture in Papua New Guinea - For the people of the Duke of York Islands, deep sea mining disturbs a sense of who they are, including the spirits that inhabit their culture and beliefs.

Papua New Guinea — Land of the Unexpected

Papua New Guinea — Land of the Unexpected - Why Papua New Guinea?” is often the first question people ask us when they learn we've traveled to this remote country. The next question is usually, ...

Indigenous art the turning point for how Australians see themselves

Indigenous art the turning point for how Australians see themselves - That Australia has somehow learnt to accept Aboriginal art as being Australian and able to be shown in lots of different contexts is partly due to the skill ...

Aboriginals over-represented in protection

Aboriginals over-represented in protection -  Aboriginal children and young people remain over-represented in child protection substantiations and out-of-home care, according to the Victorian ...

Missing Aboriginal bushman Harold Morton survives 17 days alone in the outback

Missing Aboriginal bushman Harold Morton survives 17 days alone in the outback - Mr Morton's brother, Nigel Morton, told The Australian Harold Morton had survived by eating bush tucker and was now safely home with family.

Perth's Wildflower Experience gives a true sense of Australia

Perth's Wildflower Experience gives a true sense of Australia - Over 300 types of Western Australia's unique flora, from orchids to she-oaks, can be found in Kings Park. Many have great significance to the ...

Linda Burney portrait unveiled: not just another painting of a suit

Linda Burney portrait unveiled: not just another painting of a suit - a portrait of the first Indigenous Australian to be elected to federal parliament. In a further touch, Rae painted the Aboriginal flag onto Burney's ring.

Indigenous treaty talks 'won't lead people astray'

Indigenous treaty talks 'won't lead people astray' - We've got a problem with the foundation of Australia as a nation,” he said. “It's fundamentally flawed, and a treaty is an opportunity to fix that problem.

In The Game: Non-binary, trans and queer identities in sport

In The Game: Non-binary, trans and queer identities in sport - Simon Thuijs, founder of Perth Pythons LGBTI hockey club and mastermind behind the inaugural Perth Pride Sports Festival, said “To be really ...

How Queensland Police Service's LGBTI Liaison Officers Are Making A Difference

How Queensland Police Service's LGBTI Liaison Officers Are Making A Difference - QNews Magazine talks to three LGBTI Liaison Officers in the Queensland Police Service who provide support and assistance to our community in ...

New evidence given to Tel Aviv police in unsolved LGBTI youth club shooting

New evidence given to Tel Aviv police in unsolved LGBTI youth club shooting - The attack was described at the time as the worst anti- LGBTI attack in the country's history. This led to one of the biggest investigations in Israeli history ...

LGBTI domestic violence prevention resource Say It Out Loud receives federal funding

LGBTI domestic violence prevention resource Say It Out Loud receives federal funding - Say It Out Loud, an LGBTI domestic and family violence prevention campaign run by ACON, will be expanded nationally following a $340,000 funding ...

Community health, education and care is key to Maori nursing graduates

Community health, education and care is key to Maori nursing graduates - Two South Canterbury Maori nursing graduates hope to give back to the ... the Ministry looks at with regards to Maori grads for our Maori population .

King makes case for kindness

King makes case for kindness - Mental health campaigner and Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year Mike King has a message for Māori - take more care of your own. The former ...

Infant mortality rate drops

Infant mortality rate drops - A fall in infant mortality for Māori has brought some of the lowest-ever infant mortality rates for New Zealand's total and Māori populations. Statistics NZ ...

Tech, science and Mātauranga Māori a powerful force

Tech, science and Mātauranga Māori a powerful force -  Māori are enjoying a stellar year of innovation, with record numbers engaging in R&D, and making up nearly half the finalists in this year's New ...

How Australia made poisoning animals normal

How Australia made poisoning animals normal - Marsden went on to introduce sheep to New Zealand, followed by the mysterious disappearance of the Maori kuri dog in following ...

Australia Faces Another Border Security Election: QuickTake

Australia Faces Another Border Security Election: QuickTake - The governments of Nauru and Papua New Guinea, which host the camps for Australia, say about 80 percent of the people they have processed are ...

Aboriginal foster parents needed to help increasing number of Aboriginal kids in out-of-home care

Aboriginal foster parents needed to help increasing number of Aboriginal kids in out-of-home care - But a new program in Western Australia aims to in part address the problem by recruiting more Aboriginal carers. It is led by Life Without Barriers, ...

Free flu vaccines for Aboriginal children and $12 million to boost immunisation

Free flu vaccines for Aboriginal children and $12 million to boost immunisation - The Liberal National Government will ensure 170,000 Aboriginal and ... I am proud to say that Australia's child immunisation rates are at record levels.

Aboriginal man facing deportation to NZ despite having no ties to country

Aboriginal man facing deportation to NZ despite having no ties to country - My mum is Aboriginal – she's from South Australia . All my kids are Aboriginal , my missus is Aboriginal , and they're trying to send me to a foreign ...

Children under the age of 10 are sexually assaulting other kids in troubled Northern Territory towns

Children under the age of 10 are sexually assaulting other kids in troubled Northern Territory towns - Another case involved a 14-year-old boy from South Australia's remote Aboriginal lands who was charged with the sexual assault of a child, believed ...

Prestigious private school teacher disciplined over insensitive Aboriginal culture lesson

Prestigious private school teacher disciplined over insensitive Aboriginal culture lesson - of the nine-year-old students, telling them they could now relate to how Aboriginal Australians felt when they had everything taken away from them.

Adult literacy lessons transforming Aboriginal communities

Adult literacy lessons transforming Aboriginal communities - The greatest gift that we as Australia can possibly give Aboriginal children is literate parents because if you have literate parents you're much more ...

55 Shades of Gay premiers in New York City

55 Shades of Gay premiers in New York City - The play, which is subtitled the Balkan Spring of Sexual Revolution, is a comedy centered around LGBTI politics in the Balkans, and first premiered in ...