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Living with both sexes

Intersex is a term that includes people who were born with variations of sex anatomy, and can't be classified in the typical way that "male" and "female" are. Intersex is a natural variation of human biology. Meet Siemmone Landsdowne, who started taking medication at 15 to transition as a girl. She has a powerful message to give:

Posted by DW Global Society on Monday, 2 April 2018
Living with both sexes, 2 April 2018
Australia Day: A day to celebrate?

Every 26th January Australians celebrate their national day with a public holiday - but is it really a day of celebration? Barry McKay reports on what Australia's Aboriginal people call "Invasion Day"

Posted by DW Global Society on Friday, 26 January 2018
"Australia Day: A Day to Celebrate?", 26 January 2018
Deaths in custody

"Makes you cry when you start thinking and talking about it." - too many Aboriginal people in Australia die in custody...

Posted by DW Global Society on Tuesday, 5 December 2017
"Deaths in custody", 5 December 2017
Racism in Australia

More than half of Indigenous Australians experienced racism not only in the workplace but at school, university, shops and restaurants. The man who ran over Indigenous teenager #ElijahDoughty with his 4WD is jailed for three years now. Barry McKay

Posted by DW Global Society on Monday, 30 October 2017
"Racism in Australia", 30 October 2017
"Do You Take..." The "No" case for Same Sex Marriage in Australia, 6 October 2017
"Marry Me!" - Sydney Rally to support YES vote in Same Sex Marriage Postal Survey in Australia, 12 Sept 2017
"Clinton Comes to Canberra" - Clinton Pryor, arrives in Canberra after walking from Perth, 5 September 2017
"Clinton's Walk For Justice", 30 August 2017

"Indigenous Rights in Australia", 2 June 2017
"Taken, Abused & Whitewashed" - Australia's Stolen Generations - Adelaide Wenberg's Story, 24 May 2017

Barry in the DW studio in Bonn

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