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queer indigenous performer mojo juju

Melbourne musician Mojo Juju has taken home Song Of The Year and Album Of The Year at the National Indigenous Music Awards. The annual awards, celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music, were held at Darwin’s Amphitheatre at the weekend. Mojo Juju took home the two gongs for 2018 album Native Tongue and its powerful …

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indigenous elder uncle jack charles

Indigenous elder Uncle Jack Charles has been honoured with the prestigious Red Ochre Award for lifetime achievement in the arts. The 73-year-old Boon Wurrung and Dja Dja Wurrung man received the honour at the National Indigenous Arts Awards (NIAA) in Sydney on Monday night. Uncle Jack Charles is an actor, musician, gay man and beloved …

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2 spirits condoman queensland aids council indigenous sexual health

Labor has announced $1.8 million in federal funding for a Queensland indigenous sexual health program, after funding for the program was axed two years ago. Labor’s health spokesperson Catherine King said Labor would provide the funding over four years for the 2 Spirits program administered by the Queensland Aids Council, which has welcomed the commitment. …

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A contingent of First Nations people will again lead the 2019 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade this weekend, highlighting their proud Indigenous history and ongoing fight for equality. In line with Mardi Gras’s 2019 theme of “Fearless”, the float will be incorporate themes of Visibility, Blak Fearlessness, Resistance and the overarching message “Always …

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courtney act

Courtney Act has selected indigenous suicide prevention charity Black Rainbow as the recipient of her $50,000 in prize money if she wins the new series of Dancing with the Stars on Channel Ten. Black Rainbow was established in December 2013 to provide a nationwide and online support network for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people …

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The Queensland AIDS Council is excited to be recruiting for the role of 2Spirits Statewide Program Manager. Based in our Brisbane office, the 2Spirits Statewide Program Manager will support the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Sistergirls and Brotherboys in Queensland through a whole of community approach to social …

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Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Australian Flag

A major grant received by the Telethon Kids Institute will be used to fund research into the social and emotional wellbeing and mental health needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer (LGBTIQ). The $716,000 grant for the Institute was announced in the latest …

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HIV antibody

More must be done to address rising rates of HIV transmissions among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people or Australia’s goal of ending new HIV transmissions by 2020 could be at risk, researchers say. New research published in the Medical Journal of Australia shows rates of new HIV transmissions among Indigenous Australians have risen by …

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Darwin-based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTI support group Black Rainbow has announced a new initiative to help prevent suicide in the community. From December 1, the not-for-profit group will offer small grants to members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander LGBTI community, as part of their “Preventing Suicide Through A Contagion of Love” …

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