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ABC Conversations Podcast – Anthony Venn-Brown

By |2021-06-05T18:08:00+10:00June 2nd, 2021|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Audio, Conversion therapy, Mixed Orientation Marriage|

One of Australia's most popular podcasts, ABC's Conversations, interviews Anthony Venn-Brown OAM about his Life of Unlearning. Discovering he was gay in the 1960s was frightening. Homosexuality was a criminal offence and mental health professionals were attempting to cure gay men and lesbians. In 1969 Anthony turned to God for help, became a born-again Christian, [...]

The Ideas Digest Podcast digs deep with Anthony Venn-Brown

By |2021-06-01T00:43:54+10:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Audio, Conversion therapy|

The Ideas Digest podcast is about understanding the people we disagree with & humanising our enemy. It humanises controversial ideas by learning about where we found them and how they change us. Whether they be religious, political, taboo or politically incorrect. On 21st March I did two things I've never done before. Firstly, I did an [...]

I was a Teenage Fundamentalist

By |2021-05-22T17:53:10+10:00May 22nd, 2021|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Audio|

In the 1980s and 90s, B and T, hosts of the "I was a Teenage Fundamentalist" podcast, were members of large Pentecostal churches in Australia. In these podcasts, these two GenXers, look back on these years to contextualise, deconstruct and ask, “WTF were we thinking and how does this impact who we are now?” This [...]

The Department of Conversation chats with AVB

By |2018-12-08T21:37:04+11:00December 8th, 2018|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Audio, Video|

Award winning presenter Pat Brittenden's online program, the Department of Conversation has a unique philosophy. We chat until we are finished...we are not hampered by adverts or sponsors...we want interesting people telling stories that you haven’t heard before...and from people you know but maybe haven’t seen in this kind of light before. Don’t think ‘interview’ [...]

ABC Nightlife with Sarah Macdonald

By |2019-08-31T18:24:06+10:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Audio, The Quest to Cure Queers|

This Mortal Coil - Anthony Venn-Brown On Nightlife with Sarah Macdonald Broadcast: Sun 26 Aug 2018, 10:00pm Anthony Venn-Brown resigned as a minister after coming out as a gay man. He believes there comes a time when we have to face realities in our lives. He speaks to Sarah Mac about his life then and now. [...]

Postal Survey Survival Guide on This Way Out

By |2017-10-05T01:41:06+11:00October 5th, 2017|Categories: Audio|

Following an update on the marriage equality campaign in AUSTRALIA (with a brief excerpt from MACKLEMORE and MARY LAMBERT controversially performing "Save Love" at the National Rugby League Grand Final in Sydney; and comments by DR. JOHN McALOON of the University of Technology, Sydney on ABC’s "The World Today" program), "This Way Out" correspondent BARRY McKAY [...]

What the Bible really says about homosexuality (Part 2)

By |2017-05-18T00:51:52+10:00April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Audio, Church, Gay Christian, Speech|Tags: , |

Homosexuality, Christianity and the Church (Part 2) What does the Bible really say about homosexuality To download audio, right click here and save. You can download the PDF transcript HERE. Founder of Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International, Anthony Venn-Brown, was the first openly gay man invited to speak in an Australian evangelical bible [...]

Homosexuality, Christianity and the Church (Part 1)

By |2017-05-01T04:21:40+10:00April 1st, 2017|Categories: Audio, Church, Gay Christian, Speech|Tags: , |

Homosexuality, Christianity and the Church (Part 1) Getting a few things clear first.   To download audio, right click here and save. You can download the PDF  transcript HERE. Founder of Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International, Anthony Venn-Brown, was the first openly gay man invited to speak in an Australian evangelical bible college. [...]

Andrew – gay, Sydney bible belt mega-church

By |2017-05-16T03:16:50+10:00November 26th, 2016|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Audio, Church, Conversion therapy|

From the 1,000's of emails I've received and 100's of individuals I've spoken to over the last 15 years, Andrews story is far from unique. Sadly it is all too common and has been happening in Pentecostal and Evangelical churches in Australia for decades. Andrew shared his story at the recent launch of ‘A Life [...]

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