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Russian LGBT activists urge government to investigate 'gay-hunting' site

Violence against the Russian LGBT+ community has surged in recent years after Russia's parliament passed a federal law banning “gay propaganda” ... View article...

LGBT Content Creators Sue YouTube, Say The Company Is Biased Against Gay People

A group of LGBT content creators is suing YouTube and its parent company, Google, for allegedly discriminating against gay material. View article...

The Real Secret Theocracy in Netflix's The Family Will Give You Chills

The organisation has been all about power and wealth, using Family members and friends in politics to support its anti-gay, anti-abortion, and ... View article...

Bus driver is suspended after refusing to drive a vehicle with gay-pride rainbow colours on it ...

'Norwich doesn't appreciate homophobia. 'I complained to the staff at the station and they were already aware of who I was talking about, so why has ... View article...

NI paper review: An electricity price hike and more 'gay cake' row

The customer, gay rights activist Gareth Lee, sued the company for discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and political beliefs. View article...

North Macedonia's prime minister apologies for using gay slur

North Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has apologised after using the Macedonia word for  ”****” to describe a gay man at the centre of a ... View article...

Strategies to prevent torture against LGBTI persons: national encounter in Brasil

LGBTI persons are particularly exposed to institutional violence in detention settings. The APT is convening a meeting of torture prevention experts as ... View article...

Alleged gang rape victim's continued trauma amid constant court delays

“He lives in the community where the gang resides and this gang has terrorised the community, especially the LGBTI community, for many years. View article...

'The Chef's Line' Judge Mark (aka The Black Olive) Is Bringing Bush Food to the World

Mark has been making waves in Australia as one of the country's most famous indigenous chefs. The 57-year-old got his start with a cooking segment ... View article...

Indigenous consultancy to lead Kakadu tourism master plan

“Kakadu is one of Australia's iconic tourism destinations, welcoming more than ... and delivering benefits for sustainable and Indigenous-led tourism. View article...

'Desert Painters' are coming to Beverly Hills: Gagosian exhibition to take place in Beverly Hills.

This birthplace story of Indigenous Australian painters looks somewhat like the root story of Native American painters. As is so regularly the case with ... View article...

Remote community of Yuendumu in Central Australia rapidly running out of drinking water

The largest remote Aboriginal community in Central Australia is rapidly running out of drinking water. And as the quality of what remains deteriorates, ... View article...

The best street style from Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2019

Artists and art collectors alike gathered in the Northern Territory capital to fete the meeting of fashion and Indigenous textiles at the 2019 Darwin ... View article...

'One of Australian theatre's greatest treasures': Wangkatjungka performer remembered

Ningali trained as a dancer at the Aboriginal Islander Dance Theatre, then continued to perform professionally with Bangarra Dance Theatre in ... View article...

Statement on passing of Graham “Polly” Farmer

After growing up at Perth's Sister Kate's Home for Aboriginal children Polly went to East Perth Football Club and became a young Western Australian ... View article...

Rabbit Proof Fence actress Ningali Lawford-Wolf dies at Edinburgh Festival aged 52

Ningali Lawford-Wolf, Australian actress and performer, has died at the age of 52. The actress, who was of Aboriginal descent, was performing a ... View article...

Plea for inclusive society earns teen top youth award

Her aim was to became a museum curator and her ultimate dream was to work in a museum overseas promoting New Zealand and Māori history to ... View article...

Crew to sail to NZ from Tahiti using celestial navigation

“The passage from French Polynesia to New Zealand will be difficult and dangerous, and a testament to the skill of Māori ancestors who voyaged ... View article...

First urban growth partnership signed

New Zealand's first urban growth partnership between the Government, local ... Māori Development and Associate Housing Minister – and MP for ... View article...

Ngāti Kuri wants new model for Kermadec sanctuary

The chair of northernmost iwi Ngāti Kuri says new thinking is needed to ... part of New Zealand's Exclusive Econmic Zone, National ignored Māori ... View article...

New River Primary school pilots new programme on bowel health

... School was chosen for the pilot as a low-decile school with a large proportion of Māori and Pacific students, which the programme aimed to target. View article...

Racism a key concern in Rotorua hui about Oranga Tamariki legislation changes

It's the first time in New Zealand's history that the Treaty of Waitangi has ... She said it was important Maori realised it was not a truth that their lives ... View article...

Mouldy, damp homes linked to respiratory infection hospitalisations

Māori and Pasifika children made up two thirds of children under two ... Dr Tristram Ingram said in 2015, 7.6 percent of New Zealand children in this ... View article...

'We only survive on this land' - Māori landowners fight back after council claims they own $18m in ...

Māori landowners in the Far North have gathered to dispute the way their properties are rated and a Northland lawyer's backed them, saying the ... View article...

North Macedonia's Zaev Condemned for Calling Detainee “Faggot”

But he controversially added that he would not allow “a few criminals, one vain journalist and, I apologize in advance to the LGBTI community, a faggot ... View article...

Two more trans individuals were killed in the US last week

Cofer was only out as trans to a handful of close friends, and was remembered as “extremely bright” and “well-liked”. A friend of Cofer's, who chooses ... View article...

A musical about Princess Diana's life is heading to Broadway

Simply entitled Diana, the original musical follows the 'people's princess' as she prepares to marry Prince Charles and become a royal. View article...

UK pharma reputation falls due to Brexit and other factors

UK pharma reputation falls due to Brexit and other factors ... Less than one-third of UK patient groups rate the reputation of the pharma industry as ... with one group representing people with HIV/AIDS, saying that companies should ... View article...

'Queer Eye' style guru Carson Kressley talks LGBT media, raising funds for HIV/AIDS outreach in Indy

And when he's not working, he's showing American Saddlebred horses or raising awareness for philanthropies serving the LGBT community. 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...

15th Truth Commissioner New Participate in Meet

And also there its inhabitants ask that the truth be told and known about what happened to men, women, children, Barí people, black people, LGBTI ... View article...

Ally Network training for ANU students

The half day workshop will be facilitated by Pride in Diversity, a specialist program for LGBTI inclusion, which is dedicated to improving the health and ... View article...

Remote community of Yuendumu in Central Australia rapidly running out of drinking water

The largest remote Aboriginal community in Central Australia is rapidly ... The NT Government said it was also working with Geoscience Australia to ... View article...

Young Māori women lead the battle for indigenous rights

Maori, who account for about 15% of the population, were dispossessed of much of their land during colonization View article...

Dr John O'Sullivan awarded prestigious grant

Aboriginal Australians are affected disproportionately by this disease. Dr O'Sullivan is collaborating with indigenous researchers in Redfern NSW, and ... View article...

Sydney choir take musical stand for ecology

Deb explains how the song came about: "The choir were on the lookout for a song that gave voice to how we as non-indigenous Australians feel about ... View article...

Adelaide Festival Centre Presents OUR MOB 2019 - Art by South Australian Aboriginal Artists

Since 2006, Adelaide Festival Centre has showcased the quality and diversity of art created by South Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... View article...

Rio Tinto awards $41mn Koodaideri contracts to Aboriginal businesses

Bea Bea Creek quarry, the first indigenous-owned and operated quarry in Western Australia, will be established to fulfil the contract. Rio Tinto Iron Ore ... View article...

La Trobe offers new studies into Multicultural Australia and the Greek contribution

La Trobe offers new studies into Multicultural Australia and the Greek ... of reconciliation with Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. View article...

New antenatal and postnatal care unit for Aboriginal families

Aboriginal families having their baby at the Women's and Children's Hospital will now have access to South Australia's first ever purpose-built unit for ... View article...

Census fallout won't be solved easily

The Māori Council says that's absolutely not good enough. ... The report recommended that rather than a new census, Stats NZ would be better to hold ... View article...

Māori tourism 2019 Dragons' Den Winners are...

Expect to see Aotearoa's oldest dish more prominently on the menu after Tāmaki Makaurau's Hangi Master took out the New Zealand Māori Tourism's ... View article...

Follow rather than lead, says quality agency in challenge on Māori health

Ria Earp is chair of Te Rōpū Māori, the commission's Māori advisory group. New Zealand Doctor asked whether advisory groups and DHB Māori ... View article...

'They didn't listen' - Iwi leader on botched census

The country's biggest iwi says the botched 2018 Census has left Māori ... Stats NZ is confident it has plugged most of the data gaps, including Māori ... View article...

For the love of tikanga, please stop putting food on your head!

She called me out, and so she should, because upholding tikanga Māori is more important than my .... Now is an exciting time for New Zealand food. View article...

Rates pressure aims to shame

A far north Iwi leader says the Far North District Council's rating policy is designed to strike fear among Māori landowners, and it needs to change. View article...

Polytech offering first health science diploma with a Māori worldview

A Rotorua-based polytechnic is trying to turn around the region's poor health outcomes by offering the first health science diploma with a Māori ... View article...

Bayfair's IZAKAI wins “Outstanding New Venue” award

IZAKAI has won “Outstanding New Venue” in the Bay of Plenty Hospitality Awards. IZAKAI blends traditional Japanese food with a New Zealand Māori ... View article...

Here are the 10 most financially successful LGBTQ films in history

The late Robin Williams stars as Armand Goldman, the openly gay owner of a ... Starring Taron Egerton as the iconic British singer-songwriter, fantasy ... View article...

10 best LGBT shows of 2019 (so far)

Not only are there more LGBT TV characters on small screens this year, but many are also written with much more care than the gays of years past. View article...

Openly gay lawyer seeks Tunisian presidency in first for Arab world

Mounir Baatour heads the country's main LGBT rights group. ... and “recognising the rights of people of the Amazigh" ethnic group and LGBT rights. View article...

LGBT+ murders at 'alarming' levels in Latin America

The Regional Information Network on Violence against LGBTI People in Latin America and the Caribbean said it was the first time data had been ... View article...

Czech Republic needs to catch up on LGBTI rights

Activists drew attention to the fact that the liberalisation of Czech society and the reduction of stigmatisation of LGBTI people have stagnated for ... View article...

Hundreds of thousands attend Medellín's annual Flower Fair parade

There were no overt references to Medellín's LGBTI community among parade participants, but one of the flower arrangements did note the city's ... View article...

Trans Rights are Human Rights – Ellen Murray's Amnesty NI lecture at Belfast Pride

In an address titled Trans Rights are Human Rights, Murray argued that “we're currently in the middle of a backlash against LGBTI rights more broadly, ... View article...

Pride Week spotlight: Artistic freedom in LGBTI communities

In 2019, LGBTI artists and art continue to be at greater risk when it comes to expressing themselves artistically. These risks may vary from death ... View article...

'Virtuosic' Yolngu leader wins top prize at National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

The curator of Aboriginal art at the Museum and Gallery of the Northern ... Artist Kaylene Whiskey from Indulkana in South Australia won the painting ... View article...

Ban tourists to protect Australia's sacred sites

From mountains to beaches, Aboriginal groups across Australia are pushing back against public access to heritage sites in an attempt to preserve ... View article...

SBS and Screen Australia increase opportunities for under-represented screenwriters

These include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally ... Lee Naimo, Screen Australia Investment Manager – Online adds:. View article...

A shocking lesson for Tasmania after centuries of forgetting

In 1992 the High Court threw this out, ruling that customary Aboriginal laws ... stories are also the stories of countless other Australian communities. View article...

The Sound of Violence

The multiple murders of Aboriginal Australians and settlers are depicted without gore, possessing instead a cold matter-of-factness. What remains ... View article...

Progress made on closing the vision gap for Indigenous Australians

Australia has made strong progress closing the eye health and vision gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people but there is still a long way ... View article...

Diversity draws attention

The time's long gone when the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards were seen just as Australia's premier indigenous art awards. View article...

SBS partners with Screen Australia to increase opportunities for under-represented screenwriters

These include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people living with a ... View article...

Respected elder Romana's death investigated after 'unexplained' incident at housing complex

The death of Māori elder Romana Tautahi Romana is under investigation ... Māori Party president Che Wilson acknowledged Romana as a party ... a quiet, respected man who'd lived at the Housing New Zealand complex in Felix St ... View article...

New health degree offered at University of Waikato

He says New Zealand's health system is under increasing pressure to ... needs, including those with high numbers of Maori and Pacific residents. View article...

Amazon Alexa can now teach English and te reo Māori

New Zealand personality and author Miriama Kamo, and illustrator Zak Waipara, gifted their children's book, Stolen Stars of Matariki, for Alexa's use. View article...

New report on criminal justice from The Salvation Army

This year has seen an unusually large number of important New Zealand criminal justice ... and the more recent Māori hui's manifesto (Inaia Tonu Nei ... View article...

Reimagining Biodiversity in Aotearoa

In doing so, we could emulate the great Oceanic voyagers (Māori and Pākehā) ... Sadly, New Zealand biodiversity losses match this global decline. View article...

More than census data is compromised after resignation of chief statistician

The result? A national survey that failed to count one in 10 New Zealanders, that missed so many Māori, that failed to reach so many in the East Cape, ... View article...

Creating a place for Māori in the University of Otago's 150 year history

Initially, the proposal of a “New Zealand university” was rejected by ... “The increasing engagement with Māori led Otago to take note, at last, of its ... View article...

Iwi forging closer relationship with Stats NZ

Iwi forging closer relationship with Stats NZ over Māori data solutions. The Data Iwi Leaders Group supports the findings of an independent review into ... 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...

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...