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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 [...]

International Day Against Homophobia,  Biphobia and Transphobia  (#IDAHOBIT)

By |2020-05-17T10:29:28+10:00May 17th, 2020|Categories: General|

Today is International Day Against Homophobia,  Biphobia and Transphobia  (#IDAHOBIT) Have you ever wondered what 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. Homophobia just doesn’t exist in others, it exists in [...]

Crazy preachers and vulnerability

By |2020-04-10T23:35:08+10:00April 10th, 2020|Categories: General|

Whilst the above meme is an amusing response to crazy preachers, it also has a tragic element to it. The rainbow community has been used as the scapegoat and blamed for a whole range of natural disasters, such as earthquakes, tsunamis and bushfires by Christian conservatives for decades. So it comes as no surprise that [...]

Homosexuality must be wiped out in Sydney (1953)

By |2020-03-02T12:39:07+11:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: General, The Quest to Cure Queers|

Homosexuality must be wiped out in Sydney Post war hysteria about homosexuality was drummed up in the press. First it was that these perverts were here and must be eliminated. Then, that the problem had reached epidemic proportions and homosexuals were recruiting.  The NSW police Commissioner Colin Delaney called it 'Australia's greatest menace, and fastest [...]

2019’s TOP 10

By |2019-12-31T14:49:09+11:00December 31st, 2019|Categories: Conversion therapy, Gay Christian, General, Mixed Orientation Marriage|

Do you want some holiday reading? You’ll find something of interest here I’m sure. Here are the top 10 most popular posts on the Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International site in 2019. Welcoming, accepting, affirming – When a church says they are welcoming and accepting, what does that really mean? Is it safe for LGBTQ people [...]

Why have an International Transgender Day of Remembrance?

By |2019-11-20T13:26:16+11:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: General, LGBTI|

The International Transgender Day of Remembrance, is a day to memorialize transgender people who have been murdered because of transphobia and raise awareness on the needs and challenges faced by  the trans and gender diverse communities. Please have a look at these statistics. Stigma and extreme violence against trans and gender-diverse people are a global reality. Religious groups [...]

Marty Sampson and the spiritual journey

By |2019-08-17T21:39:59+10:00August 17th, 2019|Categories: Church, General|Tags: |

Hillsong's Marty Sampson has shaken up the Pentecostal and Evangelical worlds by declaring on social media his faith is on shaky ground. This is familiar territory for many of us, especially if we are LGBTI from that background. Some years back, I came across an incredibly insightful article 'Stages of Faith - A Map for [...]

A willy in a bottom

By |2019-08-06T11:52:55+10:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: Church, General|

Anthony: Hi I’m Anthony and I’m gay. Church leader: Hi, I’m Joel. Why do you have to say you’re gay? I don’t feel the need to announce I’m heterosexual. Anthony: Well I was thinking of coming to your church and I know that churches like yours have been anti-gay. It’s my way of checking if [...]

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