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Journey to the Truth – here’s what’s been happening

By |2018-08-12T07:36:24+00:00August 12th, 2018|Categories: Conversion therapy, General, Help needed, The Quest to Cure Queers|

As the three months Journey to the Truth is coming to an end it is a good time to thank all who’ve contributed and share some exciting news. I want to especially those who kick-started the appeal so generously. We are now over 50%. Check that out HERE. The Journey to the Truth has been [...]

IDAHOT 2018 – Homophobia and Transphobia – what’s to fear

By |2018-05-17T19:58:33+00:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: Church, General, LGBTI|

Today is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) Have you ever wondered what people actually have to fear from sexuality and gender diverse individuals?  And how is fear translated into hatred and violence? Here are some relevant articles for you to read and share. Homophobia just doesn’t exist in others, it exists in LGBTI [...]

Additional thoughts on religious freedom and exemptions

By |2017-12-06T17:28:58+00:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: Church, General|Tags: |

You might like to also read my main article here Religious freedom? What did Jesus say? Are gay people being too precious? “What’s the fuss” some say. “Surely you’d just go to another baker. If you know some business will discriminate against you why would you go there.” The problem with this is that in [...]

Small Conversions, Big Victories

By |2018-03-24T01:19:33+00:00September 23rd, 2017|Categories: General, News article|

Small Conversions, Big Victories by John Corvino First published at 365gay.com on July 9, 2007 If I were the religious type, I might be preparing for Armageddon right now. You see, last weekend my partner Mark and I drove out to his parents' house to help with yard work. This in itself would be unremarkable [...]

Your marriage equality survival guide during the ‘debate’ (from a survivor)

By |2017-09-30T23:43:36+00:00September 18th, 2017|Categories: General, LGBTI, Marriage Equality, Video|

For many LGBTI Australians, tolerance has been the least they have experienced. Most though, have acceptance with their family, friends as well as workplace settings. Australia’s corporates and multi-nationals champion and celebrate diversity whilst homophobia is being stamped out in sport. We have a generation who essentially knew nothing of the horrors of imprisonment, institutionalisation, [...]

GAY LIFESTYLE – What is the gay lifestyle?

By |2017-09-16T01:18:59+00:00September 15th, 2017|Categories: General, LGBTI|

The term gay lifestyle is frequently used in Christian circles. Apparently straight people have ‘lives’ but gay people have ‘lifestyles’. Most people who use the term don’t realise just how offensive it is to the majority of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex) people. ‘Hillsong Church welcomes ALL people but does not affirm all lifestyles. [...]

Survivor Tips – Your Postal Survey Survivor Guide (from a survivor)

By |2017-09-19T01:36:30+00:00September 6th, 2017|Categories: General, LGBTI, Marriage Equality|

Survivor Tips (from a survivor) It has just been announced that Australia's marriage equality postal survey is going ahead. For many LGBTI Australians, tolerance has been the least they have experienced. Most though, have acceptance with their family, friends as well as workplace settings. Australia’s corporates and multi-nationals actually champion and celebrate diversity. Homophobia is [...]

IDAHOT 2017 Understanding homophobia and how to destroy it

By |2017-05-17T01:30:27+00:00May 17th, 2017|Categories: Church, General, LGBTI|Tags: |

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 [...]

YMCA International Becomes LGBT Affirming

By |2017-12-07T14:56:45+00:00April 7th, 2017|Categories: Church, General|

The Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) is a well-established, highly respected worldwide Christian organization based in Geneva, Switzerland. Operating in 119 countries, and reaching  58  million people the YMCA covers a wide variety of cultures, political and religious beliefs. The YMCA exists in countries where being LGBT is opposed and carries prison sentences. The life [...]