Dismissed Denied and Demeaned – introduction by The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG

By |2024-03-28T15:28:31+11:00March 18th, 2024|Categories: Church|Tags: |

Trying to get your head around to what extent religious individuals and organisations can discriminate against others who are not of their faith or beliefs but who also have basic human rights? This introduction, written by the Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG (former Justice of the High Court of Australia), for Equality Australia's comprehensive report [...]

Uniting Church clergy support Government ban on conversion therapy

By |2024-05-15T12:28:43+10:00March 15th, 2024|Categories: Church, Conversion therapy|Tags: |

15 March 2024 Media release Uniting Church clergy support Government ban on conversion therapy Over 35 Uniting Church clergy have endorsed an open letter to the Premier supporting a Government Bill which would ban conversion therapy on the grounds of gender identity and sexual orientation. “LGBTIQA+ people are the beloved children of God”, stated the [...]

Carlton Pearson – can a Pentecostal megachurch preacher become LGBTQ affirming?

By |2023-11-29T10:56:12+11:00November 28th, 2023|Categories: Church, General|

Carlton Pearson, famous Pentecostal megachurch preacher and one of the original televangelists, passed away last week at 70. So young. I had the delight of spending a day with the man in 2013. I had hoped to reconnect when I next visited Tulsa. Sadly, that will never happen now. He’s left an inspiring legacy; Pentecostal [...]

Michael Voris, anti-gay Catholic, resigns under a cloud

By |2024-02-25T15:04:04+11:00November 22nd, 2023|Categories: Church, General|

UPDATE: Told you so Michael Voris, the founder of the disgusting right wing Catholic organisation, The Church Militant, has resigned. The press release didn’t give any details except that Voris “has been asked to resign for breaching the Church Militant morality clause. The board has accepted his resignation.” The organisation was reluctant to give [...]

Faithfully Me – Transgender Stories

By |2023-11-21T21:30:20+11:00November 19th, 2023|Categories: Church, Gay Christian|Tags: |

Faithfully Me Coming out as transgender in a Christian environment from two different sides of the pulpit has its challenges. Faithfully Me is a 25 minute documentary that follows two transgender individuals. One being Rev Josephine Inkpin, Australia’s first openly transgender ordained priest, and the other, a transgender man, as they embark on [...]

Moving forward – Chapter 21 A Life of Unlearning (2nd ed)

By |2023-04-16T15:56:54+10:00April 16th, 2023|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Church|Tags: , , , , , , |

Chapter 21 A Life of Unlearning (2nd edition) - Moving forward The first and second  editions of A Life of Unlearning sold out. Information about the 3rd edition HERE  The week after the launch of the first edition of A Life of Unlearning, I invited the Honourable Justice Michael Kirby to lunch. This would be a [...]

Events – Faith@WorldPride

By |2023-03-09T10:40:12+11:00January 27th, 2023|Categories: Church, Event, General|Tags: |

FAITH AT WORLD PRIDE Sydney is about to experience our annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on steroids. For 17 days, Sydney turns queer for Sydney World Pride. There will be parties, exhibitions, cultural events, discussions, our world famous parade, fair day, the Harbour Bridge will be closed for a Pride March and there will [...]

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