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‘I am profoundly unsettled’: inside the hidden world of gay conversion therapy

By | 2018-03-24T16:57:59+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

'I am profoundly unsettled': inside the hidden world of gay conversion therapy "Gay conversion" is discredited in Australia yet "fixing" same-sex attraction remains a mission for some groups – often with tragic results. By Farrah Tomazin 9 March 2018 It’s been 25 years since I realised I was gay, and for the first time in [...]

‘Ludicrous practice’ of gay conversion therapy to be scrutinised

By | 2018-03-27T03:08:25+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

‘Ludicrous practice’ of gay conversion therapy to be scrutinised Thursday 21 September 2017 6:30pm By Shalailah Medhora Western Australia and the ACT will re-examine their existing laws on so-called “gay conversion therapy” to see if they need strengthening. But opponents of the practice say governments should focus their attention on an un-regulated counselling sector first, [...]

You Can’t Pray Away The Gay

By | 2018-04-03T15:51:50+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

You Can't Pray Away The Gay It's difficult to believe there are still people who believe they can 'cure' same-sex attraction. Matty Silver Relationship Counsellor and Sex Therapist 13/10/2016 9:38 AM AEDT Thousands of people celebrate in Dublin Castle Square as the result of the referendum is relayed on May 23, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. [...]

I HAVE A DREAM – marriage equality

By | 2017-08-26T04:25:43+00:00 September 11th, 2016|Categories: Church, Marriage Equality, News article (AVB/ABBI)|Tags: |

It’s 2031 and I just celebrated my 80th birthday.  That was a hoot. Great grandchildren and all. Of course we couldn’t have a party without playing the old disco classics. I really don’t get the music young people listen and dance to today. Give me “I will survive’ and “I am what I am” any [...]

How Churchies went from ‘pray the gay away’ to ‘gay without the lay’

By | 2018-03-24T16:34:42+00:00 August 9th, 2016|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

How Churchies went from 'pray the gay away' to 'gay without the lay' "Celibacy is the new ex-gay." Crikey - Josh Taylor — Journalist Aug 9, 2016 Australia’s ex-gay movement is almost dead, but out of the ashes have risen those who believe they can live a celibate life, free of all that gay sex, [...]

‘Pray away the gay’- conversion therapy still takes place in Australia

By | 2018-03-24T16:40:54+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

'Pray away the gay'- conversion therapy still takes place in Australia Tessa Hoffman | 29 February, 2016 | 4 comments Australian Doctor A crackdown on ‘gay conversion’ therapists raises questions about how widespread the practice still is. Australian Doctor investigates. When, as a teenager, Paul Martin (pictured above) discovered he was attracted to other young [...]

Pray away the gay conversion therapy still takes place in Australia

By | 2016-11-08T01:48:24+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|Tags: , |

'Pray away the gay'- conversion therapy still takes place in Australia Tessa Hoffman | 29 February, 2016 | A crackdown on ‘gay conversion’ therapists raises questions about how widespread the practice still is. Australian Doctor investigates. When, as a teenager, Paul Martin (pictured above) discovered he was attracted to other young men, it sent him [...]