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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 [...]

Shane Clifton, Anthony Venn-Brown, Ron Brookman – interview

By |2021-07-18T16:50:40+10:00July 18th, 2021|Categories: General, Video|

In 2004, after reading Anthony Venn-Brown's recently published autobiography, A Life of Unlearning, Dr Shane Clifton from Southern Cross College, the Australian Assemblies of God Bible College of the time (now Alphacrucis College), met with the author. As the college leadership refused to have Anthony speak on campus, Dr Clifton arranged to interview both Anthony [...]

Christian, Jewish and Islamic Sacred Texts and LGBTQ

By |2021-07-06T15:31:18+10:00June 29th, 2021|Categories: Church, General|

Sacred texts and LGBTQ -an interfaith trialogue Sacred texts and LGBTQ – an interfaith trialogue is a fascinating webinar with internationally famous gay Imam, Mushin Hendricks, Australian former high-profile Pentecostal preacher, Anthony Venn-Brown, and Jewish Bar Mitzvah teacher and Radical Faerie, Kim Gotlieb. Facilitated by educator and therapist, Sekneh Hammoud-Beckett, this panel will explore the communality of [...]

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia #IDAHOBIT

By |2021-05-17T14:17:26+10:00May 17th, 2021|Categories: General|

Today is International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia  #IDAHOBIT What do 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. How many times have you heard someone say ‘I’m not homophobic but’ [...]

Margaret Court – a Bible-believing Christian?

By |2021-05-27T12:46:40+10:00January 24th, 2021|Categories: General|Tags: |

Margaret Court, pastor of Victory Life Centre, a Pentecostal church in Perth, has been extremely vocal about LGBTQ people and their relationships. This was particularly true during Australia's agonising marriage equality debate. One of her most infamous efforts was an open letter to the CEO of Qantas, Alan Joyce, stating that she would no longer [...]

Happy Pride 2020 (LGBTQ Pride Quotes)

By |2020-06-02T20:30:33+10:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: General, LGBTI|

LGBTI Pride Quotes “Every single courageous act of coming out chips away at the curse of homophobia. Most importantly it's destroyed within yourself, and that one act creates the potential for its destruction where it exists in friends, family and society.” Anthony Venn-Brown "I am always amazed how powerful that three letter word 'gay' can [...]

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