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Pride 2019 in Bogotá: 'I choose to be, I want to live'

Pride 2019 in Bogotá: 'I choose to be, I want to live' -  Iván Escobar, one of the coordinators of the activist group, Mesa de Trabajo  LGBTI  Bogotá, told us that it's an important landmark: “This year is very ...

Prince William says it'd be 'absolutely fine' if any of his children come out

Prince William says it'd be 'absolutely fine' if any of his children come out -  While visiting the  LGBTI  youth homelessness charity, Albert Kennedy Trust (akt), Prince William answered a reporter's question about his response if ...

George Takei recommends a new LGBTI children's book

George Takei recommends a new  LGBTI  children's book -  George Takei has a new recommendation for all you readers out there, no matter the age: The Soulfire Chronicles. From author Chaz Harris (of the ...

Study Shows 39% Of LGBTI Youth Considered Suicide In Past 12 Months

Study Shows 39% Of  LGBTI  Youth Considered Suicide In Past 12 Months -  A new report has highlighted the major issue of  LGBTI  youth and suicide, with 39% considering attempting suicide in the past 12 months.

Why The Israel Folau Case Is Not About Freedom Of Speech

Why The Israel Folau Case Is Not About Freedom Of Speech -  In 2017, when  Australia  was readying itself for the Plebiscite, in which the nation would vote on whether  gay  people had a right to marry, Rugby ...

How a gay bar riot changed the world

How a  gay  bar riot changed the world -  Consider  Australian  census data: the ABS counted some 9000  same-sex  relationships in the 1996 census, and that figure increased fivefold to 46,000 ...

How the Stonewall riots inspired Australia's LGBTIQ+ movement

How the Stonewall riots inspired  Australia's  LGBTIQ+ movement -  Their actions would change the course of  gay  rights around the world, including as far away as  Australia . This week marks the 50th anniversary of the ...

Australia delivers verdict on Israel Folau debate in news.com.au poll

Australia  delivers verdict on Israel Folau debate in news.com.au poll -  Israel Folau's legal fight to save his rugby career has divided  Australia  ... but shows the increasing acceptance of the  gay  community  in Australia .

Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety - Broome Hearing

The Royal Commission's first Western Australia hearing was held this week in Broome, with a large focus on the provision of care for indigenous ... View article...

Massacre memorials must happpen in Australia

In 1838 white settlers murdered 28 Aboriginal men, women and children near Myall Creek Station. The massacre is a reminder of Australia's colonial ... View article...

Fake Aboriginal Art company slapped with $2.3 million fine

An Australian business caught selling fake Aboriginal art has been fined $2.3 million dollars in a federal court ruling today, highlighting a thriving ... View article...

A young man's quest to improve Indigenous health standards

"We're the first group in Australia to put together a 3D facial library of Aboriginal faces, so that doctors can see what's normal in Indigenous ... View article...

Using technology to help revitalize indigenous languages

The National Māori Radio Network is a group of radio stations in New Zealand that serve the country's indigenous Māori population. Under their ... View article...

WA town using music to engage at-risk Indigenous kids and keep town suicide free

But in Western Australia there is one stark exception — Yulga Jinna. ... It is using music and song to engage young Aboriginal people at risk. View article...

Queensland company fined $2.3 million for fake Indonesian-made 'Aboriginal' artwork

The court was told there were an estimated 10,000-14,000 professional Indigenous artists in Australia and as many as 80,000 more who were not ... View article...

Indigenous-owned and operated whale-watching tours to run in Moreton Bay

first indigenous-owned and operated whale-watching tours will set sail in Moreton Bay from next week. "It is a unique Australian cultural ... View article...

Waitangi Treaty Grounds named as New Zealand's first National Historic Landmark

Waitangi Treaty Grounds named as New Zealand's first National Historic ... Te Minita Whanaketanga Māori Minister for Māori Development Nanaia ... View article...

Kaupapa on the Couch: the incredible Māori showbands

After World War II, Māori concert parties became a huge attraction in ... Action songs and haka were still a novelty for Pākehā New Zealanders that ... View article...

Maori and Pasifika need better financial services

Maori and Pasifika communities are falling behind and financial services providers in New Zealand need to do more to help, a new report says. View article...

It's okay to kōrero, it's okay to be Māori

Last week, Netball New Zealand released a statement supporting the player's "inherent right to speak te reo Māori". They went to say that "all ethnic ... View article...