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Why I chose NOT to be a “gay activist”

By |2022-08-13T22:54:16+10:00May 4th, 2022|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, General|

Walking home alone, after speaking at my first gay rights rally in 2005. I couldn’t understand why I felt so empty and deflated.  It wasn’t that I didn’t have the skills to communicate with a crowd. As a high-profile preacher in Australia’s Pentecostal world, I used to preach to congregations in their 1,000s every weekend. [...]

LinkedIn Top LGBTQIA+ Voices: The 20 creators to follow in Australia

By |2022-08-01T19:49:35+10:00March 1st, 2022|Categories: General, News article|

LinkedIn Top LGBTQIA+ Voices: The 20 creators to follow in Australia Published on March 1, 2022 Photo: Getty Images LinkedIn News Australia 541,442 followers Following The inaugural LinkedIn LGBTQIA+ Voices list highlights 20 thought leaders within the Australian LGBTQIA+ community who are posting insightful content and shaping conversations around inclusion and diversity. The honourees in [...]

Citipointe Christian College stop it. Just stop it.

By |2022-02-01T16:00:23+11:00February 1st, 2022|Categories: Church, Conversion therapy|

Citipointe Christian College, in Brisbane, has done the unthinkable. The college has created a new enrolment contract which states, “We believe that any form of sexual immorality (including but not limited to adultery, fornication, homosexual acts, bisexual acts, bestiality, incest, paedophilia and pornography) is sinful and offensive to God and is destructive to human relationships [...]

World Suicide Prevention Day – a look at LGBTQ religious suicide

By |2021-09-11T13:13:20+10:00September 10th, 2021|Categories: Church, General|

LGBTQ Religious Suicide Why we'll never be able to count the cost The higher risk of LGBTQ suicide, which includes ideation and attempts (See stats here), is well documented. But thoughts of suicide and attempts are much higher for LGBTQ people from faith backgrounds. Why? Research is now demonstrating something I have been pointing out [...]

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