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Matika Little // Queer, Female and Aboriginal: Surviving And Thriving As A Minority

pedestrian.tv // Queer, Female and Aboriginal: Surviving And Thriving As A Minority: Growing up in regional New South Wales, finding other queer people – much less Indigenous queer people – felt almost impossible. I didn’t look like the stereotype of either community. I have pale skin, blue eyes and brown hair so I definitely didn’t look like representations of Aboriginal women I saw in the media. As for the queer community, all I had to look up to was a dancing Ellen DeGeneres on daytime TV. While I loved Ellen, I was again faced with no true representation. I was an outcast in my own community at times – those who I had hoped would be educated about Indigenous Australians or queer-identifying people consistently let me down, deepening my feelings of isolation and loneliness.


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Brett Barrouquere // Judge upholds bulk of lawsuit against alt-righters in Charlottesville after 'Unite the Right,' dismisses Peinovich | Southern Poverty Law Center

Judge upholds bulk of lawsuit against alt-righters in Charlottesville after 'Unite the Right,' dismisses Peinovich | Southern Poverty Law Center: The decision, which relied on the lawsuit for its factual basis, didn’t draw any conclusions about the veracity of the allegations, only that it met the minimum legal standard to be allowed to proceed.

Judge Moon did dismiss alt-right podcaster Michael Peinovich from the lawsuit, finding that while he promoted the event, there was no evidence he took part in the violence at Emancipation Park on August 12, 2017 that spilled over to another nearby park and downtown pedestrian mall.

“This tweet does not plausibly allege an agreement to engage in racial violence at these events,” Judge Moon wrote. “There are no allegations Defendant Peinovich even used Discord.”


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Nightslantern Suppressed News // July 14, 2018 / #USA

Gerald and Maas 2018 Suppressed News

 
      USA: (previous 1  2  3  4). There remains a lack of information on where thousands of unidentified migrant children are being held in detention, and the conditions of their imprisonment. Download .pdf   8.5" x 11" leaflet


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Sara Tomevska // Domestic violence prevention brings together Indigenous men and women in outback community - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Domestic violence prevention brings together Indigenous men and women in outback community - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation): Domestic violence is not an issue unique to Indigenous communities. On average, an Australian woman dies every week at the hands of a current or previous partner.

So far this year, 34 women have been killed.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are 34 times more likely to be hospitalised as a result of domestic violence than any other group of women in Australia.

Domestic Violence Statistics

  • On average at least one woman a week is killed by a partner or former partner in Australia.
  • On average, police receive a domestic violence call every two minutes.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are 34 times more likely to be hospitalised as a result of domestic violence than any other group of women in Australia.
  • One in 10 men have witnessed violence towards their mother by a partner before the age of 15.
Source: Australian Institute of Criminology, Australian Bureau of Statistics and Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision


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Soldiers Attack An Engagement Party In Jenin– IMEMC News

Soldiers Attack An Engagement Party In Jenin– IMEMC News: Eyewitnesses said several army jeeps invaded the town, before installing the roadblock in front of the hall, and started searching cars while investigating the ID cards of the Palestinians, and interrogated many of them.


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