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Murder of trans woman sparks fears of rising anti-LGBT+ violence in Ecuador

Diane Rodriguez, president of the Ecuadorian Federation of LGBTI Organizations and the first trans woman elected to Ecuador's National Assembly, ... View article...

Chilean Senate Once Again Begins Equal Marriage Debate

LGBTI activists and Eduardo Court, a civil law professor, attended it. Court referred to the advancement of equal marriage in Latin America, as well as ... View article...

Lawsuits in four Caribbean countries challenge colonial-era sodomy laws

LGBTI people in four Caribbean countries over the last year have filed lawsuits against their nations' colonial-era sodomy laws. Javin Johnson and ... View article...

LGBTI advisory centre deals with increasing number of discrimination cases

The LGBTI community turns to the inPoradňa advisory centre mostly due to discrimination. They witness it mostly in health care, employment and ... View article...

Polish archbishop compares LGBTI community to 'red plague'

Polish archbishop compares LGBTI community to 'red plague' ... A leading Polish archbishop has compared the country's LGBTI community to the “red ... View article...

Drag queens teach preschool children about 'inclusion and diversity' at local libraries - as critics ...

... has expressed his concern the events serve as a 'backdoor' for the Safe Schools campaign - which pushes for greater inclusion for LGBTI students. View article...

ACON praises Cricket Australia's trans inclusion policy

“Data from the National LGBTI Health Alliance state that trans and gender diverse adults are nearly eleven times more likely to attempt suicide than the ... View article...

Alcohol giant takes sober leap for parenthood

I'm not speaking for the whole LGBTI community, and I don't have much detail on the announcement; I am learning about the situation as it develops. View article...

$3 billion pledge to give Indigenous suppliers a bigger slice of business

Mr Smith is hoping a new Business Council of Australia program, pledging to buy $3 billion in supplies from Indigenous companies, will provide a ... View article...

Make remote school attendance a priority

... the Northern Territory, Western Australia and South Australia with former indigenous envoy Tony Abbott, Dr Dillon said solutions should “start now”. View article...

ATO hones Indigenous super support

The Australian Tax Office has identified lack of awareness of multiple super accounts among remote Indigenous communities as a recurring theme ... View article...

'Raising the Bar' to build a successful and vibrant Indigenous business sector in Australia

In an effort to continue building a successful and vibrant Indigenous business sector in Australia, some of Australia's corporate giants will today pledge ... View article...

Indigenous Australians Minister rules out judicial inquiry into Native Title

In response to questions from The Transcontinental, Indigenous Australians ... "We do not have a position on the Aboriginal Reform Group of SA." ... View article...

One of world's oldest cultures turn to new technology to preserve languages

Australia is home to some of the world's oldest languages but ... Hoping to save Australia's vast diversity of Aboriginal languages, it is ... View article...

Men's Swimwear Brand Pays Tribute To Aboriginals' Artistic Heritage While Following Sustainable ...

While traveling in the secluded Kimberley region of North West Australia, Alexandre learned about tribal aboriginal art and began working closely with ... View article...

Aboriginal rapper's explosive attack on the national anthem is shown at Dickson College

'Essentially students wanted to get non-indigenous Australians thinking about why the anthem is such a hotly discussed topic and why indigenous ... View article...

'Being here makes me feel more Māori' - the night shift at Ihumātao

... the land at Māngere continues as protestors try and stop Fletcher Residential building several hundred houses on the site which is sacred to Māori. View article...

National won't support granting prisoners voting rights

A law change may hinge on New Zealand First's position, as Labour voted against the ... The high likelihood that Māori released from prison would not re-enrol to vote is shows a ... But New Zealand First's support would be needed. View article...

Dr Ann' spent her life putting others first

On one occasion she was taken by toa (Māori warriors) to tend Tītokowaru, the famous Māori resistance fighter of the New Zealand Wars, then living ... View article...

Exclusive top Māori language academy comes to an end

Te Panekiretanga o Te Reo Māori trained some of the nation's best Māori orators and broadcasters to reach the pinnacle of the Māori language. View article...

'We are already home': Ihumātao group responds to Simon Bridges' comments

The land at Ihumātao, confiscated from Māori in 1863 and sold to the Wallace family in 1869, was designated a SHA in 2014 under the National-led ... View article...

Jacinda Ardern against blanket right to vote for all prisoners

But she will need the support of New Zealand First to bring about that ... that said a 2010 ban on prisoners voting had disproportionately hurt Māori and ... View article...

Izakai claims 'outstanding new venue' award

The restaurant, which blends Japanese food with a New Zealand Maori influence, is located in the new Bayfair dining precinct, and is centred on the ... View article...

National attacks 'all talk and no action' education plan

While New Zealand students left school with qualifications comparable to other developed countries, Maori, Pacific, students from low socio-economic ... View article...

FBI arrests Las Vegas man accused of plotting to attack synagogue or LGBT bar

Federal prosecutors said a southern Nevada man, who was employed as a security guard, was charged and arraigned in ... View article...

Perth LGBTI Professionals

Perth LGBTI Professionals. Join us in August for our usual evening of networking, drinks and new friends at The Stables Bar, on Wednesday August ... View article...

5 Stories from Europe You May Not Have Seen

How a hashtag looks set to offer LGBTI people a MeToo moment in Poland Ten days ago, approaching the main city square where Białystok's first ... View article...

Murder of trans woman sparks fears of rising anti-LGBT+ violence in Ecuador

Diane Rodriguez, president of the Ecuadorian Federation of LGBTI Organizations and the first trans woman elected to Ecuador's National Assembly, ... View article...

Scotland: street festival to be held in Edinburgh for transgender rights

Playwright Jo Clifford, who will perform at the event, said, “This is a difficult time for everyone in the LGBTI and queer community, and it's really ... View article...

Lights dim, but Australia's LGBTI media fights on

The community LGBTI radio station in Melbourne has been operating for 25 years and has about 550000 listeners a month, but last week it let go two ... View article...

Australia: Lights dim, but country's LGBTI media fights on

Australia: Lights dim, but country's LGBTI media fights on. Radio and print outlets say some companies splash the rainbow flag during pride month, but ... View article...

Poland's ruling party fuels anti-LGBT sentiment ahead of elections

“Bialystok and the things that happened around the march were a tipping point in the public discourse regarding LGBTI issues in Poland and this part ... View article...

Growing up in Australia isn't easy when you're made to feel different

So to the young African Australian that will experience micro and major aggressions ... Solicitor and contributor to Growing up Aboriginal in Australia. View article...

Why learning to love yourself can be harder for some

Growing up non-white in Australia can make you self-conscious about a lot of .... I'd go to castings and they'd be like, "You're not Aboriginal enough" or ... 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...

When rape onscreen is directed by a woman

She is accompanied by an Aboriginal tracker named Billy, played by ... Tasmania, off Australia's southeastern coast, with her first serious boyfriend. View article...

'We will return it to a pre-European state' – Australia's brave mission to rewild

Aboriginal people worked with the natural world – not living off it but living with it, realising this was the way to survive. Being an island, Australia was ... View article...

When mining royalties become radioactive for local communities

Decades later, he became South Australia's first Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission commissioner and then Native Title commissioner. View article...

An Aboriginal healing ceremony at Auschwitz

Represented Australia along with a cousin, Bruce Pascoe and assisted by Slow Foods Australia at the World Indigenous Conference for Sustainability ... View article...

Why are Darwin babies better vaccinated than Palmo bubs?

Aboriginal bubs in Darwin suburbs are more likely to be ... For non-Aboriginal bub — Darwin City babies were most likely to be ... said overall the NT coverage was “very similar” to the Australia-wide coverage. View article...

The man hijacking the Cook commemorations to tell the story of Polynesian exploration

Goldie's famous painting The Arrival of the Maoris in New Zealand portrays ... Generations of Māori and Pacific people have grown up without the ... View article...

Let's direct our anger to the real cause of child abuse, not the social workers

He became yet another symbol of New Zealand's child abuse rate – "our ... Last week, I interviewed Māori social workers who are proud to work for ... View article...

History of recent protests by Māori in New Zealand

Thousands of indigenous Māori are protesting in New Zealand, demanding land rights and more reforms for the community, ... View article...

Colonisation and archaic British law behind state welfare

“One in 12 Māori boys in Aotearoa New Zealand were placed in care between 1960 and 1980. One in a 1000 Pākehā boys were placed in care during ... View article...

Bridges criticises Jacinda Ardern for handling of Ihumātao land dispute, says she should tell ...

"She talked about solutions for Māori by Māori with no clear view on how to resolve matters," he said. "Since the Prime Minister's involvement, the ... View article...

In New Zealand, young Māori women lead the battle for indigenous rights

Using social media and crowd-funding websites, the groups are mobilising community support to demand land rights and other reforms for Māori in ... View article...

Kaipara catchment first for Govt's healthy waterways fund

He is a member of Kahui Wai Māori, the Government's Māori freshwater ... "Every New Zealander should be able to swim in their river without getting ... View article...

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 28

Thousands of indigenous Māori are protesting in New Zealand, demanding land rights and more reforms for the community, in the highest-profile ... View article...

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A new guidebook on mental health for LGBTQ community tackles associated stigma, misinformation

Due to long-standing stigma surrounding mental illnesses and the perception of the LGBTQIA+ community as a 'minuscule minority', no substantial ... View article...

What LGBTQ coming out stories and superhero origin comics have in common

The worlds of superheroes have long been allegories for people on the margins of society; Superhero origin stories are engineered, made up to ... View article...

The One Money Issue You Probably Won't See Coming

... people who have a mental of physical disability; those with poor financial literacy; people from LGBTI communities; people reliant on others for their ... View article...

Concerns emerge as company behind Australia LGBTI Awards liquidates

The future of the Australian LGBTI Awards are in doubt after the operating company Twin Media Group begins the liquidation process. ABC have ... View article...

Georgia's government is failing to take on right-wing extremism

Some of the worst violence has been inflicted upon members of the LGBTI community, with a violent anti-LGBTI pogrom taking place in Tbilisi in 2013, ... View article...

This Is Why Cricket Australia Just Launched A Transgender Policy

... cricket legend Alex Blackwell, who played 251 games for Australia in all formats of the game, and who is a leading advocate for LGBTI rights. View article...

LGBTI Discrimination in Swaziland Leads to Big Mental Health Issues, Report Finds

LGBTI people in Swaziland/eSwatini suffer mental health issues and many have attempted suicide because of the way they are discriminated against ... View article...

Australian LGBTI Awards in doubt after organisers go into liquidation

The future of the Australian LGBTI Awards are up in the air after organisers Twin Media Group were placed into liquidation as a result of a financial ... View article...

World's top content creators to capture beauty of Kimberley as GoPro summit ...

“Getting up close to marine wildlife in its natural environment, flying over Australia's only horizontal falls, learning about the Aboriginal history of the ... View article...

Children's Day a celebration of indigenous culture

FOR the past 30 years, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... It is also a way for all Australians to show their respect and support for ATSI ... View article...

'We thought the flag belonged to the people': Calls for government to buy Aboriginal flag copyright

Indigenous Australians are calling on the Australian government to buy the copyright licence for the Aboriginal flag. Luritja artist Harold Thomas ... View article...

Finding your Aboriginal history

Overview. People of Aboriginal descent can use the records in our collection to obtain information about family members they have ... View article...

Kenneth Hayne decries 'democratic decay' as calls for royal commissions rise

In an extraordinary attack on the calibre of Australia's modern political ... 'truth-telling' between government and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... View article...

Sharjah Architecture Triennial: Just-announced projects to explore urbanism and climate crisis

Their work centres on the role of the public platform in society, drawing on historical examples such as Australia's Aboriginal Bora Rings, which were ... View article...

Theodore Bruce seeks more magical figures in tribal art

Several pieces stand out among the Aboriginal artefacts. A broad shield from south-eastern Australia with an all-over incised zigzag design has a ... View article...

Ngeneration is the best chance for closing gap

We have made remarkable steps towards acknowledging our Aboriginal ... Week; we recognise and rejoice with indigenous citizens achieving their best. ... proposed declaration of Australia: British settlers, non-European immigrants ... View article...

A 18-day itinerary for first-timers visiting New Zealand

New Zealand has far more to offer than most realise, with rich Maori culture, small but perfectly formed cities and magnificent natural landscapes. View article...

Map-gate and other bizarre misconceptions about New Zealand

New Zealand sometimes is thought of as a small country, so it's interesting to .... At least a few Brits out there seems to think Māori are either akin to an ... View article...

Tauira (students) essential to raising army of Māori nurses

"The Nursing Council of New Zealand register identified in 2017 that 7 per cent of the nursing workforce is Māori, but the Māori population is 15 per ... View article...

First Māori King's 160-year-old flag handed back to 'rightful owners' in Auckland ceremony

The first Māori King's flag has been returned to its "rightful owners", after being owned by the Anglican Church for around 160 years. Bishop Ross Bay ... View article...

Police to reduce presence at Ihumātao after tensions flare

The presence would likely involve greater use of Iwi Liaison Officers and Māori Responsiveness Managers, plus other community staff. View article...

New study pathway for Bay students to address Māori health outcomes

Kia Ora Hauora was a national Māori workforce development programme which aimed to increase the number of Māori working in the New Zealand ... View article...

Cook Islanders celebrate culture and language

Cook Islanders across New Zealand are celebrating their culture and ... It's Cook Islands Language Week - Te 'epetoma o te reo Māori Kūki 'Āirani. View article...

Maori nationalist parties exploit protest against property development

In recent weeks the New Zealand media has given intense media coverage to an occupation led by Maori activists protesting against a proposed ... View article...

The journey towards inclusive financial institutions.

Engaging financial institutions on LGBTI inclusion, including the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the private sector, and ensuring LGBTI voices ... 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...

LGBTI acceptance in the Netherlands: "Transpersons in particular have a hard time"

The event, where the LGBTI community shows itself to the city, is becoming increasingly popular. But how does that relate to society? View article...

... which includes "respectful interactions" with LGBTI detainees. It also stressed the company's zero tolerance policy for harassment or sexual assault. View article...

... which includes "respectful interactions" with LGBTI detainees. It also stressed the company's zero tolerance policy for harassment or sexual assault. View article...

Washington Blade returns to US-Mexico border, Central America

The Washington Blade on July 13 returned to the U.S.-Mexico border to continue its coverage of LGBTI migrants. Héctor Ruiz of ... View article...

Lgbti Family Still Shepard's Matthew Death Rights Fighting His Is For

to prevent the participation, consideration, or inclusion of. the stiff entry fee is intended to Lgbti Family Still Shepard's Matthew Death Rights Fighting ... View article...

Laws, Legal Frameworks, and the Displacement of LGBTI Persons

Instances of homophobic and transphobic violence continue unabated or are on the rise in many countries that do not have laws criminalizing LGBTI ... View article...

Australian LGBTI Awards in doubt after operator Twin Media Group goes into liquidation

The future of the nation's premier LGBTI awards is in doubt after the company that operates the event was placed into liquidation amid a financial ... 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...

Children's Day offers Australia the chance to centre, and focus on what's really important

As Australia celebrated National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children's ... Day, with 15,000 Children's Day bags distributed across Australia. View article...

Jasper Jones and the face of Australia

For her interpretation of Mulvany's work, Jelk says she heightened certain elements, like the set, to highlight how Australians and Aboriginals have ... View article...

Crucial timing for global suicide congress

“Suicide rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are continuously ... “Having the IASP 2021 World Congress in Australia will give invaluable ... View article...

Australia's first Aboriginal Minister for Foreign Affairs praises Jacinda Ardern

Australia's first Aboriginal minister for indigenous affairs wants greater recognition for the people who have been living in the country for more than ... View article...

Screen Australia announces development funding for 17 projects

Screen Australia has announced five television series, six online projects ... Inspired by true events, Musquito tells the story of an Aboriginal warrior ... View article...

Native title 'cultural loss' compensation payouts likely to cost billions of dollars — so how does it ...

Dr Lisa Strelein from the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) said the wider community did not have a good ... View article...

Yarning circles bring Indigenous culture to ADF recruit training

"The first yarning circle aimed to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... Indigenous members in their contributions to the defence of Australia. View article...

Relatives across the ocean visit Kahnawake to share stories

“They shared some amazing stuff, especially the fact that Maori is the official second language of New Zealand. That knowledge motivates us as ... View article...

A kuia lives in a garage and uses a long drop while above her, people enjoy modern luxury

A report in February for Māori development agency Te Puni Kōkiri found 6000 Māori homes, or 29 per cent of the total, were in serious or poor ... View article...

Burden of trauma highlighted in MTS annual report

Māori in our region are on average 20% more likely to be hospitalised due to an injury and the numbers are increasing. This is especially prominent in ... View article...

Hui considers structure for Katorika Maori Commission

The hui was pivotal as part of a consultation process to establish and formalise the structure of a Katorika Māori Commission — the first ever in ... View article...

Former Warrior says NRL need more cultural awareness in wake of racism allegations

The NRL is not doing enough in the player welfare space when it comes to dealing with its huge Māori and Pasifika player base, ex-Warriors player ... View article...

Science boost for teachers

The programme also links to Maori as Aotearoa's first scientists by linking Maori myths and legends to the science topic. House of Science plans to ... View article...

My visit to Ihumātao as an urban Māori millennial

This story was originally published in Newsroom.co.nz and is republished with permission. An essay by Wellington poet Tayi Tibble on her experience ... View article...

Sean Plunket blasts Ihumātao protesters, says they want the world to burn

... because what they want to do is overthrow the system of law and governance in New Zealand." ... "The talks need to be between Māori for Māori.". View article...

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...