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Parents groups protest after school allows boys to wear skirts

People often refer to Taiwan as the best place to be LGBTI in Asia. ... Education Act which teaches LGBTI anti-discrimination and LGBTI sex education. View article...

'SA's LGBTI community can't only live our lives in obituaries'

Since 2006 Zanele Muholi has made their name on a long-running series of portraits of black LGBTI South Africans titled Faces and Phases, which ... View article...

LGBTI community groups have released a... - The Equality Project

LGBTI community groups have released a mental health resource ahead of the upcoming religious discrimination debate. The self care guide ... View article...

'Bearded lady' Harnaam Kaur: 'I don't give a sh*t about gender stereotypes'

'I do get messages from people in the LGBTI community about how my work has helped them come to terms with who they are and the way their ... View article...

LGBTI Muslim charity calls out woman in burqa shouting homophobic abuse

Call out homophobia, but we also need the LGBTI community to stand up to racism and Islamophobia, writes non-binary Muslim Faizan ... View article...

Transgender activists in Thailand propose law to protect their rights

Well-known singer and LGBTI icon Jern Jern Boonsoongnern backed the ... But, activists have slammed a civil unions bill as failing to give LGBTI ... View article...

A thousand rainbows will shake the sky: the left and gay liberation

LGBTI people took note, adopting a similarly aggressive strategy oriented to the streets and willing to be disruptive in pursuit of, not just acceptance, ... View article...

LGBTI people in Nepal demand to be counted

LGBTI rights advocates in Nepal have encouraged the government to conduct a census of the LGBTI community. According to local LGBTI publication ... View article...

Our national broadcaster keeps helping Marcia Langton spread her smears

The university made her a Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor, as well as its Foundation Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies. Here, we're ... View article...

Poverty at core of this inequity Nick Cater

Infant mortality is 2.4 times higher than those of other Australians. Life expectancy for an indigenous male is on a par with that of men in Nicaragua but ... View article...

AusIMM pledges commitment to Indigenous women in mining

... women in the sector by signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Indigenous Women in Mining and Resources Australia (IWIMRA). View article...

Court Documents Reveal Racist Comments by Australian Judge

Children of the Australian Aboriginal community of Ramingining play in East Arnhem Land, located east of the Northern Territory city of Darwin.

Biggest native title deal in danger of dissident defeat

The biggest land rights deal in Australian history is in danger of being killed off, ... the $1.3 billion land-and-cash package to benefit 30,000 Aboriginal people. ... Represented pro bono by one of Australia's most respected native title ... View article...

Recognising ancient culture sees land added to Murujuga National Park

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan advise: "The inclusion of this ... "The Centre is a watershed project which is going to showcase Aboriginal ... View article...

Uluru climbing ban shows how fragile some of us really are

Our aboriginal brothers and sisters will never be pleased.” “Just wait till the tourist dollars that support the local Aboriginal communities drys up — suddenly ... the true level of pain and dispossession that White Australia was feeling. View article...

Six Kaurna old people to return to Country in South Australia

“The return of ancestors to their traditional custodians is profoundly significant for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people,” Minister Fletcher said. View article...

'Racism' behind why Govt won't buy Ihumātao land

The Māori Party president is accusing the Government of double standards when it comes to resolving Māori issues. The land dispute at Ihumātao is ... View article...

A young Aucklander walking the climate action talk

We had such great wisdom and knowledge about the environment from a Te Ao Māori perspective shared with us by Māori leaders who attended the ... View article...

Māori health inequities need new tools

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is challenging the health sector to understand and address inequities in how Māori access and receive ... View article...

JustSpeak statement of support for Hands off our Tamariki

... Aotearoa seeking to change the conversation on criminal justice in New Zealand. ... This issue disproportionately impacts Māori children and whānau. ... When a Māori mother is identified as high risk by Oranga Tamariki, it is not ... View article...

Thousands of Maori protesters halt building plans on scared land

Thousands of people have protested in New Zealand this weekend against plans by the country's largest builder to develop homes on land seen as ... View article...

Oranga Tamariki 'our job to fix', Winston Peters says ahead of Parliament protest

Peters' comments come just a day before a group of Māori lawyers, midwives, social workers and academics called Hands Off Our Tamariki plan to ... View article...

National rises against Labour, with 45 against 43 in 1 News Colmar Brunton poll

New Zealand First had dropped below the 5 per cent threshold to 3 per cent, while the Māori Party, Act and New Conservatives were all on 1 per cent. View article...

'Cultural renaissance in Māoridom' needed, says Winston Peters ahead of Oranga Tamariki protests

... today come as protests are set to take place across New Zealand tomorrow over Oranga Tamariki's removal of Māori tamariki and mokopuna. View article...

This is how WWE's CEO reacted to wrestler Darren Young coming out as gay

The now-retired gay wrestler also revealed he was 'devastated' after stopping his wrestling career in 2017 and then seeing LGBTI storylines that he ... View article...

UK government put 'extreme pressure' on school to halt LGBTI-inclusivity lessons

The UK government allegedly placed school officials under 'extreme pressure' to halt LGBTI-inclusivity lessons due to protests against the classes. View article...

Christian Bishop Says Gay People Exist Because Pregnant Women Have Anal Sex

The footage from June was posted on social media and went viral, with Accept LGBTI Cyprus posting: "How are lesbians created?" One user wrote: ... View article...

Oliver Stone says he can't be homophobic because he made 'Alexander'

The Platoon director says neither he or Russian President Vladimir Putin are anti-LGBTI and if people need proof they should go and watch his film ... View article...

Discriminatory, violent rhetoric go unpunished in Sri Lanka: UN official

The official told reporters here on Friday that the Vagrants Ordinance, in particular, was being used to target LGBTI community. He expressed concern ... View article...

Michigan governor to veto bill prohibiting the Pride flag outside government buildings

... she said it was to commemorate Pride month and to say that members of the LGBTI community should be treated with the respect they deserve. View article...

Equal marriage in Japan within six years, says newly-elected gay lawmaker

Japan's newly-elected openly-gay lawmaker, Taiga Ishikawa, said Japan will have same-sex marriage within his six years in office. LGBTI rights ... View article...

Scotland Is The First Country To Implement LGBTI Education In Schools

Their first order of business is to make sure people think outside the binary. Starting by making it less binary-focused. Kosoff says they were shocked ... View article...

Western Australia Hosts Key Cruise Exchange

Representatives from Western Australia's (WA) port destinations had a chance to pitch their business to major players from the cruise industry at an ... View article...

WA Liberal State conference event skips welcome to country

West Australian opposition leader Liza Harvey has trotted out a “tired, lazy argument” in defending her party not starting its annual state conference ... View article...

Goldfields languages reach a new audience

The Goldfields Aboriginal Language Centre's Nintila competition ... the point where they might like to enter films in other competitions around Australia. View article...

Geelong Aboriginal model out to inspire a generation

Thankfully, she didn't have to look far for positive indigenous role models. Her grandmother Pam Pedersen is a recent Order of Australia recipient, and ... View article...

Former female prisoners failed by system

Poverty must not pipeline Aboriginal women to prison #freeher Plz donate now .... The shocking truth of Australia's Indigenous incarcerated ~ by Gerry ... View article...

Why do Australians call the British 'Poms'?

With England about to take on Australia in The Ashes, Martin Fone ponders the ... a contest fought out by the cricketing heroes of England and Australia. ... to the understandable dismay and inconvenience of the existing aboriginal ... View article...

'How many times does one person have to be tested?'

Aboriginal Australians are still dying: more than 400 people have died in custody since the end of the royal commission in 1991, and its findings ... View article...

'How many times does one person have to be tested?'

At the time of the royal commission, about 14 per cent of those in custody in Australia were Aboriginal. This has since doubled. Today, Aboriginal ... View article...

Institutional racism to blame for poor Māori, Pacific health, Auckland DHB says

Racism is a "basic, underlying" reason for poor health suffered by Māori and Pacific New Zealanders, a major DHB has concluded. Auckland DHB will ... View article...

ICCC report calls for overhaul of resource management system

Iwi/Māori and others consider the existing regulatory regimes give preference to hydro at the expense of ecological or cultural values and want higher ... View article...

Ardern weighs in as thousands protest in New Zealand for Maori rights

A New Zealand company's plans to build a housing development on what is considered sacred Maori land have been met with mass protests in the ... View article...

Maori Council says Ihumātao an issue for all New Zealanders

The head of the Maori Council says the impasse at Ihumātao is a broader issue than a dispute over historic Maori land. Thousands of protesters have ... View article...

DHB introduces training to combat racism

A report to the board said racism was a basic underlying cause of poor health outcomes for Māori and Pacific people. David Tipene-Leach, who chairs ... View article...

Thousands protest development on sacred Maori land in New Zealand

Thousands protest development on sacred Maori land in New Zealand ... as sacred to the indigenous Maori people, despite efforts by Prime Minister ... View article...

Young MPs call for culturally inclusive education

New Zealand's youth MPs challenged the Government to lift the success of students ... from Maori and Pasifika families, feeling excluded from our education system. ... The Report said the New Zealand education system is inherently ... View article...

Kiwi cop hits a peaceful note at massive NZ 'sacred site' protest

Kiwi cop hits a peaceful note at massive NZ 'sacred site' protest ... sacred to the Maori people, despite efforts by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to calm ... View article...

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Tinder will start warning LGBTI users when they're in dangerous countries

Tinder is rolling out a new safety feature for its LGBTI users when they travel to potentially dangerous countries and areas. The dating app announced ... View article...

Ex of Nollywood actress identified in anti-gay attack

A close friend of the victim broke the news of the ordeal to the LGBTI rights website NoStringsNG, saying that the victim [name withheld], who also ... View article...

Almost 70% of people have faked an orgasm

LGBTI people are welcomed to capture their best 'O' (orgasm) face at a quirky pop-up photo booth in London. New research has showed that 64% of ... View article...

Queer favorite The L Word cast trans actress in new role

Showtime previously said some fan-favorites will appear 'alongside a new generation of self-possessed LGBTI characters experiencing love, ... View article...

Barwon LGBTIQ Inclusion Workshop helps true colours shine

Allen said LGBTIQ inclusion had come a long way since the pilot of the LGBTI Equality Roadshow in 2016. “I've noticed a real difference as opposed ... View article...

Russell Tovey unveils plaque dedicated to Oscar Wilde

The Rainbow Plaque is a national scheme that identifies key moments and figures of LGBTI history. This is the second plaque of its kind, the first ... View article...

UN renews Global LGBTI expert role

South Africa was amongst the countries that voted in favour of the global expert despite having abstained from the landmark vote to back the position ... View article...

This is why all of the gay footballers are choosing not to come out

There are very few industries that doesn't have at least some LGBTI representation. Yes, we've not had a LGBTI UK Prime Minister or President of the ... View article...

Aboriginal art and activism, Queensland style

And yet, one of Australia's oldest gestures of activism by artists, as we ... has continued through Aboriginal art activism led by Queensland artists. View article...

Annual event encourages kids to play, learn and belong

The day is acknowledged annually across Australia and is an opportunity for all Australians to show support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island ... View article...

Women's empowerment program seeks social enterprise support

An Aboriginal women's program is calling on locals of NSW's Northern ... a program through women's organisation YWCA Australia, has applied for ... View article...

Darlinghurst Theatre Company Presents Of Jane Harrison's Award-Winning RAINBOW'S END

Director Liza-Mare Syron says, "Jane Harrison's play is a classic story of love and family against the backdrop of Aboriginal Australia in the 1950's. View article...

Tasmania's parliament is looking at having seats for indigenous MPs

The push comes as the federal government grapples with questions of constitutional recognition for Australia's indigenous people. The proposal, put ... View article...

New Songwriting And Digital Production Course For Indigenous Australians In SA

The Aboriginal Sobriety Group Indigenous Corporation (ASGIC) in South Australia has a new digital music production and songwriting program that is ... View article...

Liberal senator Andrew Bragg wants Indigenous voice to Parliament enshrined in constitution

But freshly-elected New South Wales senator Andrew Bragg said Australia "should not wait any longer" before properly recognising Indigenous ... View article...

Indigenous garden opens at Carlton North Primary School

I think we need to understand that Australia is the oldest society on Earth ... us to maintain the sustainable agricultural practices of Aboriginal people.”. View article...

Can Parker get the votes to reform the RMA

Much then would depend on whether Environment Minister, David Parker, could persuade Labour's Maori caucus and NZ First to agree on Maori ... View article...

Why Kiwi animation will never be the same after Aroha Bridge

Then there's Mum Hook (Madeleine Sami), who is pakeha on the outside, wannabe Māori on the inside and Dad Manu Hook (Frankie Stevens), who ... View article...

Māori resolute in calls for total justice reform

Māori have delivered a clear call for widespread justice sector reform, led by Māori, in the hopes this time the Government will listen. Laura Walters ... View article...

Maori lead the way in bowel screening participation in the South

MÄ ori residents are participating in the Southern DHB's National Bowel Screening Programme in higher numbers than other locals, with MÄ ori ... View article...

A waiata for Rotary and a taonga for us all

Te Reo Māori is one of our official languages of Aotearoa/New Zealand. It is a taonga- treasure and can be used by everyone. Words such as whanau ... View article...

We lead, you follow message for justice reform

A spokesperson for the Ināia Tonu Nei: Māori Justice Hui report says ... She says the foundations of New Zealand's criminal justice system were ... View article...

CTU Rūnanga calling on Fletchers to return sacred Ihumātao

The collective voice of Māori working people,Te Rūnanga o ngā Kaimahi Māori, the partner of the Council of Trade Unions, iscalling for the sacred ... View article...

Asians most confident in NZ financial markets

The survey found that Asians were the most confident in NZ financial ... confidence compared to only 48% of Pacific Islanders and 49% of Maori. View article...

Oliver Stone calls Russia's anti-gay propaganda law 'sensible'

Russian president Vladimir Putin called trans people 'transformers' · Vladimir Putin claims Elton John is 'mistaken' about LGBTI rights in Russia ... View article...

Titus Introduces Bill To Protect LGBTI Rights Across The World

The GLOBE Act would codify in law the Special Envoy position, and require the State Department to document human rights abuses against LGBTI ... View article...

Amnesty International to hold its highest decision-making meeting in Johannesburg

Amnesty International's Secretary General, Kumi Naidoo, youth activists fighting to protect the climate, LGBTI rights, refugee rights and the right to ... View article...

Lebanon: Authorities must ensure Mashrou' Leila concert goes ahead

... its criticism of various social, religious and political issues in Lebanon, as well as its support for the right to freedom of expression and LGBTI rights. View article...

Russian LGBT Activist Found Stabbed and Strangled After Allegedly Receiving Death Threats

This means anyone who is suspected of being LGBTI in Chechnya is at extreme risk," the rights group Amnesty International said in a statement. View article...

Opposition to State Department human rights advisory commission grows

The measure, among other things, would codify into a law the position of special envoy for the promotion of LGBTI rights abroad. Other lawmakers ... View article...

Anonymous gay footballer isn't coming out, but denies it's a hoax

Though this coming out story isn't happening right now, there are still efforts to dismantle anti-LGBTI attitudes in professional sports, including football. View article...

HRC Praises Reintroduction of the GLOBE Act

“Under the Trump Administration, the U.S. is failing to protect the rights of LGBTI people at home and abroad. This bill will help restore our role in ... View article...

Tingha talk to explain Indigenous Australians' greater risk of dementia

With Indigenous Australians up to five times more likely to be diagnosed with dementia than non-Indigenous people, a health service provider has set ... View article...

Diabetes Checks Become Necessary as Australia Reports the Endemic

The study also states that Aboriginal Australians are more likely to develop diabetes than non-Indigenous Australians. The number of people living ... View article...

The Time-Lapse Company Provides Australian Construction and Infrastructure Projects with the ...

Along with working on Australia's most iconic projects, the Time-lapse ... as MS Australia, Dementia Australia and provides support to The Aboriginal ... View article...

Program offers pathway into home care for Indigenous workers

The program, run by Australian Unity, offers an innovative pathway into a career in aged and disability care for Aboriginal people who in the final ... View article...

On display: one of the first Bible translations in an Aboriginal language

Among stories of colonisation and assimilation policies, several early missionaries working among Indigenous Australians stand apart. One was ... View article...

NATSIAA finalist Danie Mellor takes the expanded world view

It's obvious at a glance that Aboriginal Australia is not a homogeneous group but a United Nations of desert people, forest people, islanders and ... View article...

See the star-filled skies of the outback on an astro-tourism trail through Western Australia

Visitors can also learn more about Aboriginal Australia's astronomy culture and heritage. Worl Wangkiny is the new Aboriginal Astronomy Centre at ... View article...

Aboriginal communities in WA are being neglected, and in some cases, demolished

Aaron Fernandes reports from Western Australia's Goldfields ... The WA Government is currently considering the future of 37 Aboriginal communities ... View article...

Whanganui's Taylor Renata Nikora represents Te Tai Hauāuru MP Adrian Rurawhe in Parliament

His Youth Parliament experience came about after Te Wānanga o Aotearoa students were hosted by Labour Māori MPs at Parliament last year. View article...

Cook landing commemorations will be different

There was no mention of the deaths of more than a dozen Māori in the first two days of ... marking the first onshore encounter between Europeans and Māori. ... of Cook and people still talking about Cook's discovery of New Zealand. View article...

New report calls for Māori to take lead role in the redesign of justice system

It is time for Māori to take leadership in crafting the future of the country's ... justice system's negative impact on Māori was a "crisis" for New Zealand. View article...

Why Ihumātao is being occupied by 'protectors'

The agreement to have this land returned to mana whenua was negotiated between Fletchers, Makaurau Marae Māori Trust and Te Kawerau Iwi ... View article...

Ihumātao – Statement from the New Zealand Maori Council

The first thing I would remind everyone about is this land has significant historical value to Maori. In 1863 British and New Zealand troops evicted the ... View article...

Passions boil over as Ihumātao protest continues overnight

Protesters occupying a sacred Māori site in Auckland are setting up tents to spend another night there, and the Prime Minister has been asked to get ... View article...

Asians, men more confident in financial markets

Asians are far more confident in New Zealand's financial markets than Pacific Islanders and Maori while the confidence ... View article...

I am proud of my Maori heritage

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has withdrawn his candidacy for the New Zealander of the Year award. The Christchurch-born Stokes was nominated ... View article...

LGBTI people are frequent victims of forced marriage

LGBTI people are vulnerable to this crime when their family or culture don't approve of homosexuality. Forced marriage includes people making an ... View article...

Indonesian city pushing for anti-LGBT law

Last month, the head of Indonesia's population and family planning agency has labeled LGBTI citizens the 'main enemy of national development'. View article...