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Australian Conversion “Therapy” Organisation Closes

By |2022-12-29T12:21:02+11:00December 21st, 2020|Categories: Conversion therapy, Media release|Tags: |

MEDIA RELEASE | 21st December 2020 Australian Conversion “Therapy” Organisation Closes A just released paper “‘Beyond Egypt’ Closes - lessons from the rise and demise of an LGBTQ conversion organisation” reveals the duplicity of conversion “therapy” leaders, some of their bizarre beliefs and messages, and lifts the veil on what has been the most secretive [...]

Founder of ABBI awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for service to the LGBTIQ community

By |2022-12-29T12:23:43+11:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: Media release|

MEDIA RELEASE | 8th June 2020 The founder of ABBI receives OAM for service to the LGBTIQ community Today (MON 8 JUN 2020), Anthony Venn-Brown, Founder and CEO of Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International (ABBI), has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Mr [...]

Australian Christian Counsellors Say No to Conversion Therapy

By |2022-12-29T12:06:50+11:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Conversion therapy, Media release|

MEDIA RELEASE | 11th May 2018 Australian Christian Counsellors Say No to Conversion Therapy With all the recent media attention about gay conversion therapy (GCT), one voice has remained silent; the Christian Counsellors Association of Australia (CCAA). A report released today reveals that two years ago, the Christian Counsellors Association of Australia, revised their [...]

Pentecostal Church takes a stand for LGBTI people

By |2022-12-29T12:30:51+11:00October 17th, 2016|Categories: Media release|

MEDIA RELEASE | 17th October 2016 Pentecostal Church takes a stand for LGBTI people A Pentecostal Church in Adelaide has announced they are breaking ties with their denomination in order to stand in solidarity with their LGBTI members, leaders and community. Activate Church, a member church of the over 1,1000 strong Australian Christian Churches [...]

Australian Anti-gay Group, Salt Shakers, to Close

By |2022-12-28T18:44:47+11:00August 9th, 2016|Categories: Media release|Tags: , |

MEDIA RELEASE | 9th August 2016 Australian anti-gay group, Salt Shakers, to close The Salt Shakers, a right-wing Christian organisation, has announced in a private letter to their supporters they will cease operations in Australia. The organisation,  like the Australian Christian Lobby, has been relentless in its opposition to anything LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, [...]

Anthony Venn-Brown honoured for LGBTQ community work

By |2022-12-29T12:27:26+11:00October 1st, 2015|Categories: General, Media release|

MEDIA RELEASE | 1st October 2015 Anthony Venn-Brown honoured for LGBTQ community work. Now in their ninth year, the Honour Awards recognises outstanding achievements within or contributions to NSW’s LGBTI community. The awards are also a gala fundraising event for ACON, NSW’s leading HIV and LGBTI health organisation. This year there were a [...]

Gay conversion therapy began in Australia

By |2022-12-29T12:45:11+11:00April 14th, 2015|Categories: Media release|Tags: |

MEDIA RELEASE | 14th April 2015 Gay conversion therapy began in Australia Gay conversion therapy was not an American evangelical import into Australia as has been assumed. With the focus on recent developments in the United States, such as individual states banning ex-gay/reparative/conversion therapies and President Obama also calling for the practice to be [...]

Is celibacy the new ex-gay?

By |2022-12-28T17:19:45+11:00March 4th, 2015|Categories: Conversion therapy, Media release|Tags: |

MEDIA RELEASE | 4 March 2015 Is celibacy the new ex-gay? In a surprising move, one of Australia's remaining ex-gay/reparative/conversion therapy organisations, Liberty Christian Ministries (LCM) has invited a gay Christian, Dr Wesley Hill, to speak at their conference next week. Anthony Venn-Brown, founder and CEO of Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International says this [...]

‘Gay cure’ therapy will continue ….(to disappear)”

By |2022-12-29T12:48:56+11:00July 5th, 2013|Categories: Media release|Tags: , , |

MEDIA RELEASE | 5th July 2013 ‘Gay cure’ therapy will continue ….(to disappear)” Recent mainstream media reports about the closing down of world's leading 'gay cure' organisation, Exodus International, and its impact on Australia have been misleading claims Anthony Venn-Brown. The Sydney Morning Herald's headline, which went out to hundreds of Fairfax outlets, read [...]

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