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Amsterdam Canal Pride parade celebrates Stonewall anniversary

... over 500,000 visitors from around the world expected to cheer on 80 boats representing a wide variety of organizations from the LGBTI+ community. View article...

Chris Smith says the Evie Amati case should be a wake-up call

Smith says LGBTI people need to look at the case of Convicted murderer Evie Amati and realise that surgery is not the answer for all transgender ... View article...

Deloitte Supports Bermuda's First Pride Parade

“As part of Deloitte Bermuda's ongoing diversity and inclusion practices, and our continued support for the LGBTI community, we are delighted to ... View article...

Montenegro politicians block law recognising same-sex unions

In 2018 LGBTI ERA study, 51 percent of LGBT+ people from Montenegro said they were closeted, 76 percent said they avoided holding hands with a ... View article...

Gender is where the feminist and LGBTI movements meet. Here's why

The ill-treatment of women in our societies and the ill-treatment of LGBTI persons have the same root cause. It is all about sex and gender – and they ... View article...

'Relieved and happy': Tribunal finds councillor vilified man

Mr Comensoli, who works in LGBTI health, didn't have the money to hire a lawyer so represented himself at the “very adversarial” tribunal, where he ... View article...

“LGBTI” for “sexuality and gender diverse” for new Strategic Plan

ACON has adopted new language in referring to the people who access its services, dropping “LGBTI” and instead referring to “people who are ... View article...

School Under Fire For Allowing Homophobic Pastor To Preach In Assembly

A school is under fire after it allowed a homophobic pastor to speak at an event, where he preached to students that LGBTI people go to hell. View article...

How to increase the relevance and use of social and behavioural science

An agreement between the University and the Aboriginal Corporation ... may help establish viable Aboriginal-owned industries in remote Australia. View article...

Fears ancient disease that killed millions could break out in Australia - as doctors issue urgent ...

Eleven patients were born in Australia, including seven Torres Strait Islanders. There were no cases among Aboriginal Australians. A 28-year-old ... View article...

Indigenous but not disadvantaged: Langton

Prominent indigenous academic Marcia Langton says Aboriginal people in big cities are not disadvantaged, and handing out taxpayer funds to help ... View article...

All Australians can learn from Goodes' story

Former Footy Show panellist Sam Newman has agreed to undergo cultural awareness training with respected Aboriginal consultant Eddie Moore. View article...

Australia to be sued for destruction of Aboriginal land

The Australian federal government is facing a lawsuit over damage done to Aboriginal land by the decades-old mining project that sparked the ... View article...

'Thoughtful, progressive … misunderstood': Research challenges youth stereotypes

A report titled Young Blood: The New Australia has shed light on the ... “Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders have systematically been ... View article...

'I feel sad. Why are they climbing?' Aboriginal woman urges tourists to stop scaling Uluru ahead of ...

Climbing on the Uluru will be banned from October 26, which has resulted in droves of Australian's and tourists travelling to climb Uluru while they still ... View article...

The Secret River — a powerful confrontation with Australia's colonial past

Neil Armfield's staging is sparse, putting the focus on a 19-strong cast of all ages, of both white and Aboriginal Australians. Kids slide across the stage ... View article...

World's largest hāngi pit dug in Christchurch

The world's largest public hangi pit has been dug in Christchurch's CBD. Locals learned to cook and serve traditional Māori kai from hāngi masters. View article...

Actor Julian Dennison joins Ihumātao protestors outside Parliament

Today, he spoke to the crowd about the Youth Parliament agreeing Māori history, including raupatu (land confiscations), should be taught in New ... View article...

Māori social networks revealed by obsidian

Māori in the Auckland and Northland regions were historically quite social, a recent study employing "social network analysis" of obsidian rock has ... View article...

Kiwis with asthma at risk during whooping cough outbreak

Rates of pertussis are higher in Maori and Pasifika people aged 15+, with rates of respiratory diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive ... View article...

NZ Maori Council calls on National Leader to apologize

The New Zealand Maori Council has called on National Party Leader, Simon Bridges, to apologize to the Tokelauan people, who are also citizens of ... View article...

'Complex, fragmented' health system is fuelling inequities

Māori, Pacific and low-income New Zealanders in particular are losing out and the way the health system is organised is partly to blame, they say. View article...

Newshub tries to childishly shame Green MPs for Ihumātao anger & why Jacinda is warning ...

Jacinda is walking a political tight rope here. The best solution is one agreed and decided on by Māori and sorted quickly enough before those darker ... View article...

Palmerston North protesters picket in support of Ihumātao occupation

The land is sacred to Māori and archeological valuable as the site of one of the earliest Māori settlements in New Zealand, dating to the 14th century. View article...

The far right, LGBTIQ people and a strategy for resistance

As the far right has risen, examples of its attacks on LGBTI rights have multiplied. Brazil's new far-right president Jair Bolsonaro is a prominent and ... View article...

Homo-opponent Tom Price confirmed as Trump's health minister

LGBTI activists were appalled: The Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTI organization in the US, said immediately after confirmation that Price ... View article...

Do you respect Lgbti people?

Of course, yes. Everyone deserves respect regardless of their sexual and gender orientation ... View article...

Turkish LGBTI+ activist says Friday sermons target gender diverse persons

Niyaz Uslu from the Lambdaistanbul LGBTI+ Solidarity Association said Friday sermons in Turkish mosques spread hate and discrimination, and ... View article...

Religious Schools and LGBTI Rights: a Delicate Balance

The rancorous debate concerning religious freedom and the rights of the LGBTI community has produced several troubling side-effects, not least of ... View article...

Labor wants to ban a provocateur who makes horrid comments about some minorities

He has regularly attacked the LGBTI community with homophobic and transphobic comments on social media. We should not allow a career bigot — a ... View article...

Working Effectively with LGBTI People

The workshop will focus on the experiences of LGBTI people in regional and rural Australia, the three critical points of an LGBTI person's mental health ... View article...

The Irish Times view on growing anti LGBTI sentiment in Poland: Pogrom mood spins out of control

Regional LGBTI marches have turned into riots. Terrified marchers have been confronted by stone- and bottle-throwing football hooligans, far-right ... View article...

Australia needs a national plan to reduce sepsis deaths: researchers

Children and Indigenous Australians are among the most at risk, with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the Northern Territory having the highest ... View article...

Mick Dodson, Ursula Raymond stress importance of young Aboriginal voices in treaty consultations

Mick Dodson says a treaty would be a "settlement or agreement" between Indigenous Australians and the government; Deputy commissioner Ursula ... View article...

Ken Wyatt 'gauging support' in government for Indigenous recognition

Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt says he was consulting fellow MPs to gauge their support for constitutional recognition of Aboriginal people ... View article...

A Hard-Edged Revenge

Set in 1825, it depicts Australia's colonial period as an orgy of rape and ... white colonizers of Australia are trying to kill off as many Aboriginal people ... View article...

Indigenous clean-up program preventing evictions

Aboriginal people who have saved themselves from eviction are helping others to keep their rental homes — and the concept is as simple as it is ... View article...

Australia's government wants to amend the constitution. But how?

William Ferguson, a pioneering campaigner for Aboriginal rights, founded an organisation ... More than 3% of Australia's 25m people are Aboriginals. View article...

Indigenous voice of division would force parliament's hand Daniel Wild

All major policy decisions made by parliament affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait ... Laws are passed by parliament on behalf of all Australian citizens ... View article...

Kaurna Aboriginal remains returned to SA

The head of humanities at the South Australian Museum Professor John Carty said the graves of many Kaurna people were disturbed in the ... View article...

Where New Zealand lets its children down

It's a three year scheme that will try to bring a new Te Ao Māori point of view into the classroom. It will work with communities to bring their perspective ... View article...

Māori social networks revealed by obsidian

Obsidian was used as a tool by Māori before European contact and it turns up ... Most important archaeological site in New Zealand continues to lure ... View article...

Health system partly to blame for inequity in New Zealand, academic says

When Māori did see a doctor, Goodyear-Smith said they often received information they didn't understand about how to manage their condition and ... View article...

Health system partly to blame for inequity in New Zealand, academic says

New Zealand's complex and fragmented health system needs restructuring ... Institutional racism was also an issue, she said, with Māori not getting ... View article...

NZ Maori Council releases data on whanau violence campaign

The New Zealand Maori Council has released data showing its campaign around whanau and domestic violence when it comes to Children has been ... View article...

Shane Jones labels protestors at Ihumātao 'freedom campers'

The Māori King visited the site at the weekend and asked that both sides meet this week to find a way to move forward after weeks of mana whenua ... View article...

New Zealand Geographic Board retracts Ohakune macron after iwi complaint

New Zealand Geographic Board retracts Ohakune macron after iwi ... that following the announcement of 824 Māori place names made official on ... View article...

Renewed calls for sugar tax to help health outcomes for Māori and Pasifika

A genetic discovery in New Zealand's first and largest longitudinal study ... It has also prompted a call for better social support for Pasifika and Māori ... View article...

Rallies around Australia to oppose religious exemptions

“Consult with the LGBTI community at every point. Stop the religious culture war that is putting the mental health of LGBTI Australians at risk.”. View article...

China: 30 million users blocked from popular e-book platforms

... but some of the books available on the apps have covers depicting women in revealing clothing or include content with sexual or LGBTI themes. View article...

Waiting in Juárez: Women and LGBTI asylum seekers stuck in a dangerous limbo

Longer wait times in Mexico for would-be US immigrants mean longer exposure to danger – especially for lesbian women in cities with high femicide ... View article...

“I have no place in society”

Many LGBTI people in Zimbabwe suffer from low self-esteem; they are isolated and often depressed. “I have no place in society,” a young Lesbian in ... View article...

Florida politician says LGBTI people 'love' being in prison

He also wrote 'many residents' believe the Pride flag should be erected outside prisons 'since the LGBT population is so great in those institutions'. View article...

Mother of trans Salvadoran woman who died after leaving ICE custody demands answers

Medina's death sparked widespread outrage among LGBTI and ... Medina de Barrientos also told the Blade that LGBTI activists in El Salvador and the ... View article...

The LGBTI group occupies a building in Copacabana and causes controversy among neighbors

The property group is part of the collective caseme "Casem", composed of 23 members of the LGBTI community in a vulnerable situation. The leader of ... View article...

Why it's important not to lose our sense of fun on the fight for equality

I'm told to feel miserable, the world is a terrible place, especially for LGBTI people. Even if you yourself aren't facing problems, your LGBTI siblings are. View article...

Indigenous voice of division would force parliament's hand Daniel Wild

All major policy decisions made by parliament affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait ... Laws are passed by parliament on behalf of all Australian citizens ... View article...

Fix it or we'll throw Constitution into sea: Galarrwuy Yunupingu

One of Australia's most respected Aboriginal leaders, Galarrwuy Yunupingu, has made what he describes as a final demand for substantive ... View article...

When Rape Onscreen Is Directed by a Woman

She is accompanied by an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, played by the first-time actor Baykali ... This is a discussion that Australia needs to have.”. View article...

Jennifer Kent's Brutal New Film The Nightingale Spits on Your Colonialism

Set in Tasmania in 1825, during the colonization of Australia (a time often ... A desperate Clare seeks revenge with the aid of an Aboriginal guide ... View article...

A vote on recognition

Constitutional recognition of Aboriginal people as the traditional owners of the land in Australia will go to a public referendum in this term of the ... View article...

Yothu Yindi Foundation chief says Australian governments 'dining out' on Aboriginal misery

Aboriginal people are prisoners to incompetence and maladministration by governments that spend on urban centres and tourists instead of tackling ... View article...

Prominent Aboriginal leader Galarrwuy Yunupingu to sue over Arnhem Land mining

Prominent Aboriginal leader Galarrwuy Yunupingu has announced plans to sue the Commonwealth Government for compensation over mining on the ... View article...

The Inside World: Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Memorial Poles

“The Inside World: Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Memorial Poles” features 94 works from the Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection of Miami, Fla. View article...

Will Jacinda come? Māoris pin their hopes on PM in fight for sacred site

Hundreds of Māori have travelled from across New Zealand to join the occupation and protect what they consider to be sacred land from a private ... View article...

Rangi Hetet's life carving for the people honoured in new film

Over the years he taught at a number of institutes, marae and held wānanga for his carving classes - teaching Māori all around the motu. "It was good ... View article...

Ex-Warrior Sione Faumuina returns to New Zealand to help athletes move into Second Phase

Pacific Island/Māori athletes make up about 42 per cent of the NRL's player base and almost half of the professional rugby players in New Zealand. View article...

A damning report of New Zealand's health system has been published in medical journal The Lancet

They say Maori, Pacific and low-income New Zealanders in particular are losing out and the way the health system is organised is partly to blame. View article...

NZ Māori Council calls for Simon Bridges to apologise for Tokelau comments

The New Zealand Māori Council says Simon Bridges should apologise for dismissing Tokelau in his criticism of the Prime Minister. Jacinda Ardern ... View article...

Thousands of Kiwis Living with Asthma at Risk

Rates of pertussis are higher in Maori and Pasifika people aged 15+[5], with rates of respiratory diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive ... View article...

Police remove guns from Ihumātao, protesters worried

Campaign spokesperson Pania Newton said they "should be chasing white supremacists, not Māori protectors". Read more: Explainer: Why Ihumātao ... View article...

'Complex, fragmented' health system is fuelling inequities

Māori, Pacific and low-income New Zealanders in particular are losing out and the way the health system is organised is partly to blame, they say. View article...

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New Mandate for LGBTI Rights at the UN

Stamps commemorating the UN Free and Equal Rights Campaign in defense of LGBTI rights, launched in 2016, which caused unrest in 54 African ... View article...

The night Victorian police raided the Tasty nightclub

“We still have a long way before trust can be rebuilt,” Ms Brown says, pointing to the botched raid on an LGBTI bookshop in Melbourne, Hares and ... View article...

The forgotten factor

Not everyone who opposes abortion is a raging misogynist; not everyone with qualms about the latest frontier in LGBTI rights is a hate-filled ... View article...

Action needed to end school bullying torment of LGBTI students

LGBTI young people are five times more likely to be victims of intimidation and attacks - forcing many to skip classes or drop out of school completely. View article...

Cameroon: Trans people form trans advocacy network

“Now we can show what we are capable of. ” Steeves Winner, the author of this article, is an activist for LGBTI rights in Cameroon who writes under a ... View article...

U.S. Embassy in Germany hosts meeting with LGBTI activists

U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell participated in a panel with a group of LGBTI activists that took place at the U.S. ... View article...

How a hashtag looks set to offer LGBTI people a MeToo moment in Poland View

Ten days ago, approaching the main city square where Białystok's first ever LGBTI pride march was due to start, I was met with a scene of chaos. View article...

The New Humanitarian

Notorious in the early 2000s for its high rate of femicide, Juárez is a dangerous city to wait in, especially for migrants and women, not to mention LGBTI ... View article...

Brisbane's path to Indigenous recognition since the Uluru Statement from the Heart

will have a chance to vote to recognise First Nations people in our constitution in the next three years and momentum for reform is ... View article...

A feasible pathway towards achieving a voice mechanism

He begins by emphasising the reality of indigenous history and culture prior to the colonisation of Australia, and the further waves of migration that ... View article...

Found in Translation: The journey of a multilingual dictionary

2019 is the international year of Indigenous languages. ... I wanted to make it available to Central Australian Aboriginal communities since it remained ... View article...

Why the huge Aboriginal painting coming to Sharjah this November is a must-see

The Ngurrara are Aboriginal people who originally lived on the Great Sandy Desert, in the north west of Australia. They were reportedly some of the ... View article...

ABC dramatises British nuclear tests

Carried out in secret, the tests were later blamed for their long-term health effects on the Aboriginal custodians of the land and former Australian ... View article...

Sam Newman's shock move after Adam Goodes controversy

We see that Australia's history of dispossession and disempowerment of ... impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander players and communities. View article...

Burrup partnerships to go on

The University of Western Australia, Rio Tinto and the Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation have had a partnership to monitor the art for the past five years ... View article...

Attack on national anthem aired in school

Indigenous students at a Canberra school have screened controversial footage of popular Aboriginal rapper Adam Briggs denouncing the Australian ... View article...

Hands Off Our Tamariki marchers reject collaboration

"We want an alternative system and we want our way to do that, our pathways for our whānau Māori and especially tamariki to heal. We're not ... View article...

$11.5 million project to revolutionise ocean forecasting

A bold new project that will revolutionise New Zealand's ability to comprehensively ... Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board, Chair Robert Edwards says the ... View article...

First Māori writer to receive Michael King Fellowship

... Kahungunu and Ngāti Pahauwera) is the first Māori writer to be awarded the prestigious Creative New ZealandMichael King Writer's Fellowship. View article...

Kelvin Davis rejects calls for PM to visit Ihumātao ater return

Minister for Crown Māori Relations Kelvin Davis has rebuffed protesters' calls for the Prime Minister to visit Ihumātao after her return to New Zealand ... View article...

Te Arawa all-stars unite for Aronui Indigenous Arts Festival

The whāriki (foundations) of the ahurei (festival) have been woven together by the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute (NZMACI), Te Tatau o ... View article...

High hopes to get more Māori completing university, with the help of US programme

He became the first aviator to circumnavigate the globe in a New Zealand made aircraft that is also believed to be the smallest single engine aircraft to ... View article...

Revolutionising ocean forecasting project launches

A bold new project that will revolutionise New Zealand's ability to comprehensively ... Whakatohea Maori Trust Board, chair Robert Edwards says the ... View article...

Māori-Crown tertiary education advisory group positive step

“Our hope is that the new governance structure ensures direct lines of ... in education in New Zealand, and in honouring the relationship expressed in ... View article...

Singapore PM's wife turns heads with pro-LGBTI posts

Ho Ching, the wife of Singapore's Prime Minister, has turned heads in the conservative city-state this week by sharing pro-LGBTI posts on her ... View article...

LA to become largest US city to formally include LGBTI-owned businesses

Los Angeles is set to become the largest city in the US to formally include LGBTI-owned and operated businesses. The Californian city will be the ... View article...