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he fascinating case of Hannah Tamaki vs the Māori Women's Welfare League

Tamaki has, of course, been in the news recently as leader of the new Coalition New Zealand party. We could look back on the saga of her bid for the ... View article...

Govt funds extra staff for Maori land issues

Minister of Maori Development Nanaia Mahuta announced the new ... District Council, New Zealand Transport Agency, the Maori Land Court and Te ... View article...

Sexual health organisations team up to tackle rise in Māori HIV cases – TVNZ

New diagnosis of HIV in New Zealand is declining, but the numbers are increasing for gay Māori men.... Read more via "sexual health" – Google News ... View article...

Robots a winner for Māori company

Māori-owned agritech start-up Robotics Plus won the Most Innovative Hi-Tech Agritech Solution at this year's New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards as well as ... View article...

Miss World NZ contestants encourage more Māori to participate

Miss World NZ was held in Auckland and three of the finalists were Māori. The women say representing wāhine Māori on stage was a major ... View article...

David Campbell, 45, reveals his difficult school years as a self-confessed 'geek'... admitting that he ...

David Campbell, 45, reveals his difficult school years as a self-confessed 'geek'... admitting that he ... -  He went on to applaud the importance of diversity, saying all were welcome including  LGBTI  people, hedge fund managers and people of faith.

LGBTI Muslims to lead Birmingham Pride for the first time ever

LGBTI  Muslims to lead Birmingham Pride for the first time ever -  Birmingham Pride announced earlier this month that Moffat would lead the parade on 25 May. Moffat created the  LGBTI  inclusive relationships schools ...

Groundbreaking report released on Singapore's LBTQ communities

Groundbreaking report released on Singapore's LBTQ communities -  In the past,  LGBTI  activism in Singapore has often been dominated by gay men and the high-profile law criminalizing male homosexual sex, Section ...

30 years of Stonewall: The fight for LGBT rights

30 years of Stonewall: The fight for LGBT rights -  2018 Scottish school curriculum to include  LGBTI  education. 2019 The debate continues into the proposals to reform the gender recognition act, with ...

Taiwan hosts its first ever mass same-sex wedding banquet

Taiwan hosts its first ever mass same-sex wedding banquet -  Taiwan is widely considered to be the most  LGBTI -friendly country in Asia. A record 137,000 people attend Taiwan LGBT Pride in October last year.

Liberals' low-key LGBTI promises could prove challenging for Morrison

Liberals' low-key  LGBTI  promises could prove challenging for Morrison -  Prime Minister Scott Morrison will come under pressure to keep a suite of promises the Liberal Party quietly made to the gay lobby before last week's ...

Tunisia Under Fire for Continued Homophobic and Transphobic Abuse

Tunisia Under Fire for Continued Homophobic and Transphobic Abuse -  The North African country of Tunisia has been accused of continuing to subject its  LGBTI  population to abuse, arrests, and torture, despite promising to ...

Radio host shuts down homophobic caller in the most satisfying way

Radio host shuts down homophobic caller in the most satisfying way -  According to the avid listener, teaching kids about  LGBTI  issues in schools is like teaching them it's OK to beat your wife. But as soon as Nawaz heard ...

Family Matters National Week of Action this week to protect First Nations children

... mainstream Australia was shocked to learn that Aboriginal and Torres Strait ... said the ultimate responsibility rests with the Australian Government. View article...

Finally, relief for survivors of sexual violence - but caution remains

That's a big bump from the $46m given sector-wide in 2016, which had to be spread between children, adults, male survivors, pilots for Kaupapa Māori ... View article...

Labor's Warren Snowdon close to winning Lingiari

One of Australia's longest-serving MPs, the 69-year-old former Rudd .... Ms Price, who has been controversial in her views on Aboriginal Australia's ... View article...

Aboriginal artwork at Joondalup hospital represents newborn

Mrs Darling, who is also a midwife and lactation consultant, said she was inspired when working in the central desert of Australia and the many times ... View article...

'First dictionary' is next step to teaching Barngarla language to Aboriginal community

Reclaiming a lost Indigenous language is no mean feat. ... native to Aboriginal people across South Australia's eastern Eyre Peninsula, is about to be ... View article...

Estonia ranks 21st on Rainbow Europe map

Estonia ranks 21st on Rainbow Europe map -  The result is an increasingly unsafe and unsustainable environment for  LGBTI  organisations and human rights defenders in a growing number of ...

Poland sends EU reform letter in heated pre-election climate

Poland sends EU reform letter in heated pre-election climate -  PiS also defended "traditional" values in recent attacks on an activist who had painted the pro- LGBTI rainbow flag round the head of a Polish catholic ...