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More Than Half the British Public Support Primary School LGBTI-Inclusive Education

A majority of British people (60 per cent) believe it's right to teach primary school pupils about different kinds of families, including same-sex parenting. View article...

Australia discusses new legislation to protect religious bigots

... so Canberra is directly weakening protections for them, as well as for women, LGBTI people and anyone else who falls foul of traditional religious ... View article...

Accept-LGBTI Cyprus 'disappointed' by AG's decision on Morphou Bishop

The LGBTI community in Cyprus has voiced disappointment at the decision of attorney general Costas Clerides not to bring charges of hate speech ... View article...

'Homosoc' exhibition to show findings about LGBTI life in communist Bulgaria

An exhibition entitled “Homosoc” is to show the realities of life for LGBTI people in Bulgaria during the country's communist era. The exhibition will be ... View article...

Pastor alleges in court that he was axed for backing LGBTI rights

The Star reports that an international church of roughly three million members worldwide is embroiled in a contentious court war after a pastor was ... View article...

LGBTI in Turkey's prisons: A double punishment

Can companies be an ally in the fight for LGBTI equality? As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit for countries and companies of LGBTI ... View article...

Senator Jacqui Lambie raises concerns over Religious Discrimination Bill

Tasmania's LGBTI community have praised Lambie for questioning the proposed bill and its override of Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Act. View article...

'Often left in the dark': Plea on LGBTIQ suicide rates

The National LGBTI Health Alliance has said more must be done to address suicide rates in the Australian LGBTI community. Speaking on World ... View article...

Sutherland Library launches Aboriginal Australian collection of books

The chance to learn more about the nation's past will be given a literary boost as Sutherland Library launches it first official collection of Aboriginal ... View article...

Indigenous charities left in the dark over fees to use Aboriginal flag on clothing

Indigenous charities left in the dark over fees to use Aboriginal flag on ... seen by Guardian Australia, noted the design may be used by Aboriginal ... View article...

Shocking footage shows the moment an Aboriginal woman taken into custody for public ...

Shocking footage shows the moment an Aboriginal woman taken into .... A Victoria Police spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia: 'As the matter is ... View article...

Ethics teacher in Australia stood down for saying Stolen Generations due to bad parents

A volunteer ethics teacher in Australia has been stood down from a Sydney primary school for telling students that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... View article...

New history of first contact tells two sides of our past

... perspectives of European explorers and the Indigenous Australians they encountered. The First Wave includes poetry by Yankunytjatjara Aboriginal ... View article...

Seeking ideas to grow heritage tourism in SA

“Heritage already underpins many South Australian visitor experiences – such as showcasing Aboriginal cultural heritage, exploring the ruins from our ... View article...

Celebrating the experimental

An exploration of his insatiable cravings for father figures and the imperial all-consuming hunger for Aboriginal Australia, Daddy probes one of the ... View article...

Other states line up for housing debt write-off

Western Australia, which has the second-largest housing debt to the ... its historic responsibility of funding remote Aboriginal communities and should ... View article...

Te reo Māori on the menu at Kiwi cafes and fast food chains

Te reo Māori is being embraced by a number of Kiwi-owned businesses and international franchises across New Zealand. Cafes are serving up ... View article...

SIA launches cultural capability and language programme

"I'm very happy to be launching SIA's programme for Te Reo Māori," says Dorothy Adams. " Kia kaha means let's be strong and can also mean let's be ... View article...

People embrace Te Wiki o te Reo Māori challenges

The Māori Language Commissioner says the early response to Te Wiki o te Reo Māori shows more New Zealanders are identifying with Māori as the ... View article...

Hāpai Te Hauora welcomes study findings

"Almost 500 Māori participated in this study, making up 40% of those who took ... The 1124 participants - adults from all over New Zealand who were ... View article...

No more blushing on the inside

Commander calls for te reo Maori to be compulsory in schools ... Among the keynote speakers was New Zealand Police Rotorua Area Commander ... View article...

Colourful Māori Language Week celebrations at Pleasant Point School

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week celebrations commenced in a sea of red, black and white at Pleasant Point Primary School on Monday ... View article...

Project looks at carbon farming for Māori landowners

Over the last three years researchers at Motu Economic and Public Policy Research have worked with Hikurangi Enterprises Ltd to scope Māori ... View article...

VUW announces Emerging Maori Writer's Residency

The Residency, supported by Creative New Zealand, runs for three months and includes a writing room, a mentor, and a stipend of $15,000. Projects ... View article...

Nominations open for Queensland LGBTIQ mental health award

The LGBTI category is open to individuals or organisations providing community mental health related services, programs, projects or initiatives. View article...

Calls For Australia To Include LGBTI Categories in 2021 Census

Australian health professionals are urging the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to collect data on sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex ... View article...

How do we protect ourselves from the culture wars?

Unfortunately all this reignited public debate about the rights of LGBTI people, under the guise of 'religious freedom' this also has the potential, and ... View article...

US Ambassador Eric Nelson Marches In Bosnia's First LGBT Pride Parade

I will take part in the Pride March to give support to all LGBTI community members and their families,” Nelson said, speaking in the local language. View article...

25 years of 'The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert'

... LGBTI community at the centre of Australia's national identity. A few years later Priscilla was featured in the closing ceremony of the 2000 Olympics, ... View article...

South African Pastor Fights Back After Being Fired For Supporting LGBTI Equality

Klaas, who also works for LGBTI organisation The Other Foundation, was charged with heresy and had his employment suspended in October 2018, ... View article...

Defending LGBTI rights

Join us for an inspiring event and in conversation with brave LGBTI activist and Women Human Rights Defender Vitalina Koval to hear about her work ... View article...

First-ever Pride March successfully held in Sarajevo

“This is an important step in the protection of the fundamental rights of all citizens in BiH, including of LGBTI persons, who have the right to live their ... View article...

'Fred believed this was a social justice movement': Hollows' plan to stop Indigenous blindness

The Fred Hollows Foundation has launched a $40 million plan to stop Indigenous Australians going blind at three times the rate of other Australians. View article...

Peak body representing Central Australian art centres fights back against fakes

If you're buying a souvenir with an indigenous design on it, how do you make sure that it's the real deal? Last year a federal parliamentary committee ... View article...

Australia's formidable Northern Territory has new flights, stylish tent stays and even an outdoor ...

Given Australia's vast Northern Territory promises the most soulful of ... the country's largest proportion of indigenous Australians and their rich culture. View article...

Australia's formidable Northern Territory has new flights, stylish tent stays and even an outdoor ...

Given Australia's vast Northern Territory promises the most soulful of ... the country's largest proportion of indigenous Australians and their rich culture. View article...

'Deranged and pathetic': the author who bailed up Lionel Shriver speaks out

"What I didn't want was her to come to Australia, to Aboriginal land, to use hate speech and not face any consequences. That is why I bailed her up in ... View article...

Primary school teacher sparks outrage after telling students the Stolen Generations were taken ...

... when the conversation turned to the mistreatment of Australia's indigenous ... Stolen Generations refers to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who ... View article...

Vogue Australia's eating, drinking and arts guide to Darwin

Having recently celebrated the 13th year of the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (which included From Country to Couture, a fashion show celebrating ... View article...

Record crowds flock to SA Museum

“There's a real appetite to experience the Australian Aboriginal collection nationally overseas, people want to learn and hear the stories behind… View article...

The fight to develop Māori land despite strong opposition

A Māori land trust is not giving up its fight to build a holiday park on ... Of the 1.4 million hectares of Māori freehold land in New Zealand, about 540,000 ... View article...

250 years on Maritime Museum unfurls new perspectives

Seven contemporary artists explore early Māori and European encounters ... An upcoming exhibition at the New Zealand Maritime Museum Hui Te ... View article...

Minecraft: Education Edition gets a Maori-inspired world for New Zealand students

Minecraft: Education Edition has found plenty of use in classrooms, the latest allowing students to explore New Zealand's traditional Māori culture in ... View article...

'We'll strengthen it together'

Housing New Zealand has launched a kaupapa Māori language line in its Customer Service Centre as part of efforts to contribute to the continued ... View article...

“Horrendous” increase in New Zealand suicide rates

The Maori suicide rate now stands at 28.23 per 100,000 people, while the Pacific Island rate is at 11.49 per 100,000. Maori and Pacific peoples are ... View article...

Scarlett Johansson unveils 'Jojo Rabbit', 'Marriage Story' in Toronto

The New Zealand-born director, who is of Maori and Jewish descent, said the release of the film was timely in today's polarized political climate. View article...

Māori-led suicide prevention programme for men launched today to tackle 'Government inaction'

The initiatives include a new online resource to help people recognise if loved ones may need help, community-led "kōrero circles" and new health ... View article...

Jacinda Ardern hints teaching New Zealand's Land Wars could be compulsory

The Prime Minister kicked off Māori Language Week with a hint that teaching New Zealand's Land Wars could become compulsory in schools. View article...

Nominations open for Queensland LGBTIQ mental health award

The LGBTI category is open to individuals or organisations providing community mental health related services, programs, projects or initiatives. View article...

More Than 6000 Attend First-Ever Bermuda Pride Parade

Clarien Bank, which is based in Bermuda, ahead of Pride announced a $10,000 donation to OUTBermuda, a local LGBTI advocacy group. View article...

By the time there are xenophobic attacks, you're practically a refugee yourself

When we see human rights abuse against women, LGBTI persons, civilians and the like, when we see other governments fall to a corruption that ... View article...

Talking Point: If you want a state of kindness, stand against religious discrimination law

... humiliating and intimidating language against women, Aboriginal people, ethnic and religious minorities, people with disability and LGBTI people so ... View article...

Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe was a 'liberator turned oppressor'

Mugabe was also aggressively opposed to LGBTI rights, saying LGBTI people were “worse than dogs and pigs”. In efforts to escape persistent ... View article...

New Aged Care Resources To Support Safe And Inclusive Care For LGBTI People

Greater choice and better care to support and build safe and inclusive practices for LGBTI communities is now available through a series of learning ... View article...

Sarajevo Faces Tolerance Test With First Pride March

LGBTI people were denied two permits to publicly assemble in 2018. First, they were denied a permit by the Sarajevo authorities to observe the ... View article...

Domestic and family violence can happen to anyone

(Ben volunteers as a QPS LGBTI Liaison Officer. In addition to their regular duties, Liaison Officers provide support and assistance to LGBTI ... View article...

Indigenous charities left in the dark over fees to use Aboriginal flag on clothing

Indigenous charities left in the dark over fees to use Aboriginal flag on ... seen by Guardian Australia, noted the design may be used by Aboriginal ... View article...

Liberal Government expanding permanency options in South Australia

The State Government is aware of the views of the Aboriginal community about adoption of Aboriginal children and young people and accordingly, will ... View article...

White Australia has a Black History

The author writes: “Let me introduce you to William Cooper, a pioneer of the Aboriginal movement for basic human rights who shaped Australia's ... View article...

Lee University To Host Indigenous Film Festival This Fall

Lee University will host the Indigenous Film Festival Series beginning ... now lives in a remote Aboriginal community in the northern part of Australia. View article...

'How I came to live in a remote Aboriginal community, and what made me leave'

This turned into a magnificent adventure, travelling around Australia and ... of the jobs we got were such a great introduction to Indigenous culture. View article...

University of Newcastle's Colonial Massacres Map Project and The Guardian win premier's prize ...

"As an Aboriginal woman this is my history. ... An update in October will add massacre sites in Western Australia, which have so far been absent. View article...

National anthem is rewritten to reflect the experience of Aboriginals after slew of sporting stars ...

Half of the Indigenous team refused to sing the Australian national anthem played in the lead up to the NRL game against the Indigenous All Stars and ... View article...

Thirty years of Bangarra's greatest hits

Frances Rings'Unaipon is a meditation on the life and philosophy of Australia's first published Aboriginal author and thinker, David Unaipon, whose ... View article...

Te Wiki o Te Reo Maori hikoi

“New Zealand has had a successful year with sports, with the netball, and ... The walk was a way of reminding people that Te Reo Maori is alive and ... View article...

'I was petrified': the New Zealanders deported from Australia despite decades working there

'I was petrified': the New Zealanders deported from Australia despite ... New Zealanders of Māori and Pacific Island descent are over-represented. View article...

Māori Language Week returns amidst linguistic revival

Next week is Māori Language Week and as part of that, the NZ Herald's masthead - along with NZME's five other daily newspapers - will be published ... View article...

Official report exposes dire conditions in NZ prisons

The facility opened to much fanfare in 2005, with a stated aim of operating based on “Maori values”—47 percent of Ngawha prisoners are Maori—and ... View article...

Health and disability review falls short for Māori

Ngā Mataapuna Oranga is a health organisation that has programmes tailored for Māori. A spokesperson said the review has made a step in the right ... View article...

Maori filmmaker and producer documents Hawaiian connections

Julian Arahanga arrived in Hawaii on Aug. 31 for a 17-day Wananga/Wanana Residency at Bishop Museum where he and a second cultural ... View article...

One Third Drop Out Rate Should be End of Fees Free

Poor education outcomes for Maori, Pacific, and students from low income households are one of New Zealand's greatest problems, and fees free has, ... View article...

Experts share the Māori world and passion for traditional medicine

He is a former priest and fluent Te Reo Māori speaker. He has more than 20 years in teaching, researching traditional uses of New Zealand native ... View article...

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University of Kansas Professors Call Chick-fil-A a 'Bastion of Hate'

And let me drop another truth bomb as I drink my Chick-fil-A sweet tea: The company has never been accused of discriminating against the LGBT ... View article...

Big problem with Morrison government's new religion laws

So Canberra is directly weakening protections for them, as well as for women, LGBTI people and anyone else who falls foul of traditional religious ... View article...

Religious discrimination proposal could allow companies to stop employees expressing beliefs

"Almost no religious organisations have been consulted, certainly LGBTI groups do not appear to have been consulted. "It's time that the debate that ... View article...

Visibility matters' when establishing LGBTI-friendly practice for younger patients with cancer

Thompson proposed that Clarke lead a review of the service, which included a review of available literature on barriers to care facing LGBTI ... View article...

Tasmania's LGBTI community concerned about religious freedom laws

Tasmanian LGBTI advocates are gearing up to defend their state's strong discrimination laws from any potential federal override under the cover of ... View article...

National Bank adheres to the LGBTI Global Standards of Conduct for Business

National Bank today announced its adherence to the United Nations' (UN) LGBTI Global Standards of Conduct for Business Tackling Discrimination ... View article...

Group ranks best and worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights

Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia are the worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights, according to a new assessment from the International Lesbian, ... View article...

Inclusive rugby union team who train at CCSH sign new agreement

The agreement that was signed commits both organisations to engage and encourage LGBTI people to be fully involved in rugby union. View article...

NSW indigenous mental health care 'poor'

More needs to be done to provide indigenous people in NSW with adequate mental health care before they end up at crisis point in hospital, the ... View article...

Giving voice to more black writers

There's never been a better time to be an Indigenous writer in Australia. But that doesn't mean they are having an easier time than other writers. View article...

Indigenous Australians respond to climate change

Indigenous Australians living in low-lying tropical areas are particularly vulnerable to storm surges and floods, and many of these are cultural spaces, ... View article...

A haunting adaptation of “The Secret River”

It is estimated that more than 1m indigenous people, comprising 400 different nations, lived in Australia before British settlers arrived in 1788. View article...

The Nightingale" is a brutal, hard to watch tale of revenge in the outback

The convict-colonization of Australia was in full swing by 1825, when we ... The systematic annihilation of Tasmania's indigenous population is now ... View article...

Love for language: it's who we are and where we're from

Across Australia 90 per cent of the 250 Indigenous languages that existed before settlement are endangered, yet language was the "essence of who ... View article...

Victoria to decriminalise public drunkenness

The Victorian government has announced it will decriminalise public drunkenness, just days before the CoroniaI Inquest into the death of Indigenous ... View article...

Julia Gillard: Constitutional recognition needed in reform to help tackle suicide

Speaking at a public lecture in Adelaide on Tuesday, Ms Gillard said constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians should be part of the reform. View article...

Health review is the easy bit: it's leading the change that's hard

A modernised health system is especially important for Māori. The gross variations in service access and outcomes have been well researched by the ... View article...

Crown should apologise to Māori beaten as children for te reo, says Dover Samuels

By RNZ. Former Labour government minister Dover Samuels is calling on the Crown to apologise to a generation of Māori beaten for speaking te reo ... View article...

Land occupation at Ihumātao: why the New Zealand government needs to act cautiously but quickly

In return, treaty settlements provided for the establishment of new Māori authorities. These would represent claimants in the future, and would form the ... View article...

Research explores factors behind hazardous drinking among Māori

"So we expected to find a positive association between the experience of racial discrimination and hazardous alcohol use among New Zealand Māori, ... View article...

Helen Clark Foundation urges voters to tick 'yes' in cannabis referendum

Criminalisation was an inappropriate use of justice system resources and there was significant evidence that it was profoundly unjust to Māori, she ... View article...

Five 'must-see' places to visit in New Zealand

One of the best ways to see and travel around New Zealand is in a ... visiting the Te Puia – the New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute where you ... View article...

Taranaki schools to receive new classrooms worth $5.5 million

Hāwera's Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Ruanui will get two new classrooms, Inglewood School and Omata School will get one new classroom each ... View article...

Silence around health problems hurting women

The issue also broadens New Zealand's health inequity group – it unfairly disadvantages Māori, Pasifika and the poor, but if you have health ... View article...

Uniting Church LGBTIQ group express concern over religious freedom bill

... organisations, details of the legislation had been kept from LGBTI rights groups and people who are likely to be affected by the proposed new laws. View article...

Workplace harassment remains a problem in Myanmar

The study was launched at the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business and Colors Rainbow event, Working with Business to Promote LGBTI ... View article...