IDAHOT 2017 Understanding homophobia and how to destroy it

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IDAHOT 2017 Understanding homophobia and how to destroy it

Today is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT)

Here are some relevant articles for you to read and share.

Homophobia just doesn’t exist in others, it exists in LGBTI people as well. This article talks about the 4 main factors that create it. READ Homophobia – 4 factors – internal and external

How many times have you heard someone say ‘I’m not homophobic but’ …..and obviously what they said after ‘but’ indicated they were.  READ I’m not homophobic but (fill in the blank)

George Weinberg, the man who invented the word homophobia in 1965 died in March this year at the age of 87. Find out why the word ‘homophobia was invented in this interesting article. READ Who invented the word homophobia and why

Understanding the difference between homophobia and heterosexism can be helpful for us to identify it in ourselves and others. READ Homophobia and/or Heterosexism – knowing the difference

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About the Author:

Anthony Venn-Brown

Anthony Venn-Brown is one of Australia’s foremost commentators on faith and sexuality. His best-selling autobiography ‘A Life of Unlearning – a preacher’s struggle with his homosexuality, church and faith‘, detailing his journey from married, high profile preacher in Australia’s growing mega-churches, such as Hillsong, to living as an openly gay man, has impacted 1,000’s globally. Anthony was the co-founder and former leader of Freedom 2 b[e], Australia’s largest network of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) people from Christian backgrounds. He is also an educator and consultant on LGBT/faith issues and leader in deconstructing the ‘ex-gay’ myth. Anthony is the founder and CEO of Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International and has been twice voted ‘One of the 25 Most Influential Gay and Lesbian Australians’ (2007 & 2009).

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