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Former gay conversion therapist warns of suicide risk

In an interview with 60 Minutes reporter Sarah Abo, Mr Smid said the "treatment" he provided was based on the ideology that members of the LGBTQ ... View article...

The author of this trans children's book has just won a major book prize

... said that the response to the book had been “overwhelmingly positive”, despite “the occasional 'dangerous book spreading the gay agenda' article.”. View article...

Award-nominated play explores growing up gay in the 80s

Shortlisted for the Brighton Fringe Award for Excellence and following sold-out dates in London and Edinburgh Fringe 2018, Really Want to Hurt Me ... View article...

Gareth Thomas and HIV stigma: 'It takes people like him to fight against it'

Gareth Thomas' revelation that he has HIV will make "a whole new demographic of people" aware of the condition, says George Westwood, who has ... View article...

Eswatini government officially rejects LGBTI group

The government of Eswatini confirms that it views LGBTI people as criminals and second class citizens who are not entitled to basic human rights. View article...

LGBTI Attack Dressed as Religious Freedom

These examples are painted by the right as martyrs against the LGBTI people 'forcing' poor bakers to betray their religion, when they were merely ... View article...

Government should not tell business what to talk about

... to attract and retain an educated and diverse workforce it is a no-brainer to promote values such as support for LGBTI rights or climate activism. View article...

Research reveals stigma remains as Australia marks World AIDS Day

LGBTI advocate Dean Beck, who has been living with the virus for five years, said while he welcomed the announcement, he said Australia still trailed ... View article...

Australia's Got Talent: Meet the Top Ten

Australia's Got Talent: Meet the Top Ten .... Mitch Tambo's modern Indigenous musical dance performances have ... “Australia shouldn't vote for me. View article...

How are we preserving the hundreds of Indigenous languages from around Australia?

Important conservation work is being done right here in Canberra to expand and rebuild language knowledge for Indigenous communities. Last week ... View article...

Here's Why Australia Banned Climbing on Uluru

Considered sacred by Australia's indigenous Aboriginals, the rock currently sports a sign that reads, “Please don't climb. This is our home. View article...

Environmental groups warn against push for nuclear power in Australia

Environmental groups warn against push for nuclear power in Australia ... the Aboriginal-led Australian Nuclear Free Alliance, climate action groups, ... View article...

How footy really got started in Australia

Tom Wills was a champion cricketer with a larrikin streak whose father was killed in the biggest massacre of white men by Aboriginals in history, yet ... View article...

Socio‐economic disadvantage and cardiovascular risk factors in young Aboriginal and Torres ...

That cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death among both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non‐Indigenous Australians is ... View article...

Tarnanthi artist invites an exchange of 'blood money'

... than 1000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists from around Australia ... Presley then came up with other notable Aboriginal and Torres Strait ... View article...

Broad coalition opposes nuclear power

More than 40 groups representing millions of Australians have come ... "The groups maintain nuclear power has no role in Australia's energy future and is ... coalition of faith, union, environmental, aboriginal and public health groups. View article...

Principals give tick to history lessons

The curriculum will be revamped to put New Zealand history, including Māori history and the New Zealand Wars, in every classroom by 2022. View article...

David Tokohau Samuels starts role as new Te Puni Kōkiri chief executive

... at the New Zealand Embassy in Beijing. He was also the former director of policy at Te Puni Kōkiri. Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta said ... View article...

Is this New Zealand's most reckless selfie spot?

The high cliffs in west Auckland's Waitakere ranges are the setting for the tragic tale of Te Ahua o Hinerangi, a broken hearted Māori daughter who fell ... View article...

NZ-wide call for marae to copy Tūnohopū's fizzy drink, plastic bottle ban

National Māori public health agency Toi Tangata is congratulating Rotorua's Tūnohopū Marae for adopting a fizzy drink and plastic bottle ban, and is ... View article...

Elms Foundation endorses giving 11 Mission St to ŌtamatahaTrust

The Tauranga City Council passed a resolution by a one-vote majority last week to give the 1400sq m section to the Māori trust if the Elms endorsed it, ... View article...

The power of tikanga Māori in rehabilitating young offenders

The power of tikanga Māori in rehabilitating young offenders ... Parekarangi have seen more violence, drugs and poverty than most New Zealanders. View article...

Rangitikei College student wins second place at national speech competition

"We learn a lot about other people's history and that is things we should learn, but as Māori and as New Zealanders we should be learning more about ... View article...

Is this New Zealand's most reckless selfie spot?

The high cliffs in west Auckland's Waitakere ranges are the setting for the tragic tale of Te Ahua o Hinerangi, a broken hearted Māori daughter who fell ... View article...

Far-right activists came to LGBTi event at Literature Museum in Kharkiv and attacked several ...

Far-right activists came to LGBTi event at Literature Museum in Kharkiv and attacked several participants. Explore live News Interactive map. Russia ... View article...

Trump administration's asylum ban could be a death sentence for people seeking safety

We have previously found that LGBTI-identifying asylum-seekers from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras face tremendous risks of sexual assault, ... View article...

EU promotes actions to protect LGBTI community

“The rights of LGBTI individuals constitute fundamental rights of individuals and the Republic of Cyprus is bound by European and international ... View article...

AIA NZ wins award for diversity and inclusion

The members of its executive leadership team are also ambassadors for key areas including age, gender, LGBTI, ethnicity and culture, disability, and ... View article...

Cuban police detain LGBTI activist in Havana

Cuban police on Monday detained an independent LGBTI activist in Havana. Leandro Rodríguez García, director of the Cuban Foundation for LGBTI ... View article...

Pride March - A long walk ahead

... activities, including a report on an event where children discussed what they understand by Pride and what the Maltese LGBTI community needs. View article...

Peter Black on the Religious Freedom Bills

As a firm advocate of equality and fairness for the LGBTI communities, Peter Black was also Queensland Convenor of Australian Marriage Equality. View article...

Quoting Roger Waters

Irresponsible for deluding the LGBTI community while now the children they are raising are being made to feel different by their schoolmates, ... View article...

Helping mums be more healthy

Part of an initiative of the Wheatbelt Aboriginal Health Service, Yarning Good Ways was hosted at the Southern Wheatbelt Primary Health Service in ... View article...

We are 'one', not 'young': Change to national anthem proposed

Participants of the Central Australian Aboriginal Ladies folk's Choir will payment a new model of the nationwide anthem that they are glad to utter on ... View article...

Diatreme to embark on new engagement

... the Office of Aboriginal Affairs, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund, Hope Vale Aboriginal Shire ... View article...

No Government commitments to back new South Australian Arts and Culture Plan

South Australia's newly released Arts and Culture Plan, the state's first arts policy ... While the South Australian Government's response either accepts or ... A proposed Aboriginal Art and Cultures Gallery and upgrades to existing ... View article...

Battle of One Tree Hill: remembering an Indigenous victory and a warrior who routed the whites

Battle of One Tree Hill: remembering an Indigenous victory and a warrior who .... There were Bonners in the crowd, for the nation's first Aboriginal senator ... the anthropologist who condemned half a century ago “the great Australian ... View article...

Tourists Disrespected A Sacred Landmark In Australia. Now, It's Closing To The Public

A famed natural landmark in Australia — and one of the country's top tourist ... Land Council, which represents Aboriginal people in central Australia. View article...

Tanya Day inquest: beyond the symbolic, police dodge serious questions

Thomas, who was in charge of the Aboriginal and youth portfolios in ... An investigation by Guardian Australia found Indigenous women were the least ... View article...

By rail, ship and on foot - 8 epic ways to explore Australia

The Ghan has been dubbed Australia's Greatest Train Journey by ... Nearly 1,600 miles long, the Murray river is steeped in aboriginal history (with ... View article...

Local artists on exciting ways to keep Māori culture alive at the Aronui Māori Market

Fancy a paua pie or kina on fry bread? You'd be in luck in you headed down to the Aronui Māori Market. Walking past you see the "Poi Palace" open ... View article...

How te reo Māori inspired champion kapa haka group Ngā Tūmanako

The co-leader of Ngā Tūmanako says a desire to pass te reo Māori on to his children inspired him to join the champion kapa haka group. Founded in ... View article...

Bowel cancer in young people campaigner and father of four dies

Anaru Gray, who taught te reo Māori, was diagnosed with metastatic bowel ... Bowel Cancer New Zealand welcomed the announcement of a cancer ... View article...

Multuggerah's military genius revealed in new book

Such was the ferocity of the resistance that the British were forced to re-direct soldiers from the Maori wars in New Zealand, sending them to the ... View article...

Compulsory New Zealand history curriculum will 'open Pandora's box'

The government has said it's too early to say what will be taught at each school level but the overall aim is to cover off: the arrival of Māori to Aotearoa; ... View article...

Racism often confused Pākehā woman raised in Māori family

She was whāngai adopted, raised as Māori in east Christchurch, and was often "deeply hurt" when her family were abused for being brown. View article...

Japanese children sing New Zealand national anthem at All Blacks' fan day

Japanese children sing New Zealand national anthem at All Blacks' fan day ... Kashiwa, as a group of children performed the New Zealand national anthem. ... Nailing both te reo Māori and English, the children were given a round of ... View article...

Relations between Australia and NZ have rarely been so strained

Relations between Australia and NZ have rarely been so strained ... By contrast, New Zealand does not deport non-citizens who have resided for 10 ... to New Zealand from January 2015 to April 2018, at least 60% were Maori or ... View article...

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Remembering Mark Bingham, the gay hero who helped take Flight 93 back from hijackers on 9/11

On the 19th anniversary of 9/11, we remember Mark Bingham, one of the fallen heroes of the tragedy that inflicted the US on September 11, 2001. View article...

New Orleans radio station tweets anti-gay slur about its own employee

But he received a significant amount of backlash from the LGBTQ community, who objected to Focus on the Family's past anti-LGBTQ activism, ... View article...

Griezmann pro stopping matches for anti-gay abuse

France forward Antoine Griezmann has said stopping matches for anti-gay chanting is a "good thing" -- just one day after French Football Federation ... View article...

Chicago Forum on LGBTI Solidarity in Africa

Chicago Forum on LGBTI Solidarity in Africa. 245 J'aime. The Chicago Forum on LGBTI Solidarity in Africa centers on events taking place during Pride ... View article...

China's transgender community risk self-surgery and illegal drugs

The Chinese government accepted recommendations by the UN Human Rights Council to ban discrimination against LGBTI people in March, and the ... View article...

Bosnians Come Together For First-Ever Sarajevo Pride March

The capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, has hosted its first-ever LGBTI pride parade, with over 2,000 people marching against ... View article...

Serial killer's dealer jailed for Grindr murder

Matovu and lover Brandon Dunbar, 24, stole from other victims targeted via gay dating apps, The Old Bailey heard. Sentencing, Judge Anne Molyneux ... View article...

Most Slovaks support partnerships for everyone

The results of the poll conducted by the AKO polling agency for the Dúhový PRIDE Bratislava organisation advocating LGBTI rights has shown that ... View article...

Bega funds to build multi-storey health facility secured

Kalgoorlie-Boulder's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practice this week received a $3.5 million grant to help fund a new multi-storey social ... View article...

Buried treasure: the tale of Tasmania's hidden carvings

Tools of hard quartzite and basalt have also been found, perhaps the Aboriginal sculptors' chisels. Giants of Australian archaeology were once ... View article...

Aboriginal Ranger Program round two recipients announced

“The McGowan Labor Government's Aboriginal Ranger Program is creating opportunities for Aboriginal communities across Western Australia. View article...

Kids Stress Less conveys positive mental health messages to children

... Mental HealthCentral Australia, Mental Health Central Australia Child and ... Atwemme Drummers, Bluearth,Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, ... View article...

Martin Clunes reveals his Doc Martin character is a big hit in the Australian Outback

It is aired in New Zealand and Australia and has been adapted for ... But the realisation by the aboriginal community that Doc Martin was paying a visit ... View article...

Community radio's Amrap to boost First Nation music

The Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA)'s Amrap initiative is set to raise the profile of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... View article...

I am cheeky, but no kid should be in jail. This is why I addressed the UN at just 12 years old

It shows what it feels like to be an Aboriginal kid in Australia and how we are treated every day. Many things happen to me in this film. View article...

Planning schemes to support ATSI knowledge, culture and tradition

Queensland's planning legislation is leading Australia in its recognition of the need to value, protect and promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ... View article...

Huakina exhibition opens new pathways for prisoners

In te reo Māori Huakina means “to open.” For prisoners in Aotearoa New Zealand, art is often a means of opening up new forms of expression – and ... View article...

Smaller prisons, better visiting hours mooted as part of 'whānau-facing' justice system to address ...

Smaller prisons, better visiting hours and more whānau involvement are some of the ideas researchers suggest to break the cycle of Māori ... View article...

New Zealand history will be compulsory in all schools by 2022

History lessons are expected to include the arrival of Māori, early colonisation, the Treaty of Waitangi, immigration to New Zealand, and the evolving ... View article...

My te reo journey: Whaea Kaa Williams

Whaea Kaa Williams is a lecturer in te reo Māori at Te Wānanga Takiura o Ngā Kura Kaupapa Māori o Aotearoa. She remembers a time when she ... View article...

Māori language has real-life applications

It's the time of year when debate ignites about whether te reo Māori should be taught in schools, or if it ... After all, I live, work and play in New Zealand. View article...

Key aspects in New Zealand history we should all know

It was once thought Māori first came to New Zealand in a great fleet of seven canoes. The modern understanding is that many canoes made the ... View article...

Air NZ trying to trademark Kia Ora logo 'offensive to many Māori'

An intellectual property rights expert says Air New Zealand applying to trademark its 'Kia Ora' logo is overreaching and "would be offensive to many ... View article...

Māori Language Week: How simple steps are exposing young minds to Te Reo

"We don't expect everyone to be fluent overnight but we want to be able to create an environment that supports New Zealanders to connect to the ... View article...

Kevin Hart, Person Who Has Never Come Out, Questions Importance Of Lil Nas X's Coming Out

Yes, the obvious rose-tinted goal is to reach a point where no one will ever feel the need to come out, but until we get to a point where LGBTI folk ... View article...

LGBTI Health Alliance calls for Census inclusion on World Suicide Prevention Day

The National LGBTI Health Alliance is calling for an LGBTI question in the 2021 Census to improve data collection around LGBTI health issues. View article...

Batu Kawan MP calls for more efforts to prevent suicide

... who are constantly facing and experiencing discrimination and prejudice, such as refugees and migrants, indigenous people, the LGBTI community ... View article...

Many LGBTI persons still experience discrimination, bullying and abuse that ...

Many LGBTI persons still experience discrimination, bullying and abuse that can lead to feelings of isolation and depression, or suicidal thoughts. View article...

Who are the real bigots?

“A survey by the National LGBTI Health Alliance showed that LGBTI people aged between 16 and 27 are five times as likely to attempt suicide than ... View article...

New tools improve quality of life for LGBTI seniors

“Discrimination against LGBTI people continues to exist in our society and in health and wellbeing settings despite increasing social acceptance and ... View article...

20th Sebastiane Awards

Like every year, San Sebastian will host the Ibero-American LGBTI Film Festival Meeting, with the participation of 16 festivals from eight countries. View article...

AME church fires 'homophobic' bishop

In court papers, Klaas alleged: “He (Kawimbe) does not believe that the LGBTI people should be accorded similar privileges in the AME or that, as an ... View article...

2019 report card on welfare of Australians released

In recent years there have been improvements in a range of areas of wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians,' Mr Indraharan ... View article...

Minecraft Education Edition is all set to inspire Kiwi students with Te ao Maori culture

In a similar attempt, Minecraft Education Edition's New Zealand team has released a new world for students, focussing on New Zealand's indigenous ... View article...

Labor labels Coalition's drug-testing plan 'demeaning'

Guardian Australia understands Labor will not support the Greens' move to ... Indigenous Australians, new migrants and people from different ethnic ... View article...

Indigenous boy to address UN on the age of criminal responsibility

He'll be imploring Australia to stop putting ten-year-olds in jail, which is currently legally possible in all states and territories, despite repeated official ... View article...

Losing te reo could threaten Kiwi 'humanity' and follow in Australia's footsteps

Te reo Māori fluency is declining among Kiwis, and if the language is lost forever, New Zealand could run the risk of losing its indigenous identity, ... View article...

Indigenous art knock-offs result in $2.3 million fine

The Federal Court has sent a strong message to businesses who mispresent the provenance of art and souvenirs as Australian Indigenous products, ... View article...

More indigenous move into ownership group

More indigenous Australians than ever are homeowners, fewer live in overcrowded accommodation and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people ... View article...

Indigenous group dispute blocking major highway duplication

A bitter dispute between indigenous groups over trees that stand to be bulldozed to make way for Victoria's Western Highway duplication is ... View article...

WatchMojo to create Māori Youtube channel

Te Māngai Pāho and Māori Telelevision have inked a deal with Canada-based video content producer, publisher, and syndicator WatchMojo.com for ... View article...

Wairarapa's Māori place names

During Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, the Wairarapa Times-Age is publishing a story a ... There are many places in Wairarapa that retain their Māori names. View article...

Māori sidelined in suicide response

The Government's suicide action plan is being described as extremely disappointing for Māori who had been pushing for a standalone Māori suicide ... View article...

Singing off the same song sheet for Māori Language Week

Singing off the same song sheet for Māori Language Week ... This year Vodafone New Zealand decided to step up its efforts creating an original ... View article...

West Auckland seniors embrace te reo

​As part of Te Wiki o te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week — seniors from Metlifecare's Waitākere Gardens have taken up beginner te reo lessons ... View article...

Rob Ruha's big plans for te reo Māori Hollywood musical

The last job I quit was … as senior lecturer at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, head of discipline for the Bachelor of Māori Performing Arts degree ... View article...

Māori Council threatens to take Air NZ to court over 'hairbrained' request to trademark Kia Ora

The New Zealand Māori Council is threatening to take Air New Zealand to court and call for a Māori boycott of the airline over its bid to trademark "Kia ... View article...

Huakina exhibition opens new pathways for prisoners

In te reo Māori Huakina means “to open.” For prisoners in Aotearoa New Zealand, art is often a means of opening up new forms of expression – and ... View article...

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...