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Is an extremist ex-gay group coming to Australia?

By |2020-08-09T10:41:13+10:00August 9th, 2012|Categories: Media release|Tags: , , , , |

Some of us received a disturbing newsletter from the LGBT activist group AllOut yesterday saying. They're coming to Australia. This week, an extremist religious group is holding workshops for gays and lesbians on how to hate themselves for who they are. These type of "therapy sessions" collect cash for one purpose only: to sell the idea that people [...]

The impact of the churches anti-gay stand? – it’s killing them!

By |2020-06-10T12:50:00+10:00June 10th, 2012|Categories: Media release|Tags: , , , , |

Many Australians have been walking away from formal religion for some time. The Christian Research Association has found that attendance at traditional Uniting churches across Australia has declined by 30 percent over the past ten years, while parishioner numbers at Catholic churches have dropped by 19 percent. Anglican numbers are also dropping. “The steep decline [...]

‘Former’ Homosexual Ron Brookman, Misleads Senate Marriage Equality Inquiry

By |2020-02-06T16:39:41+11:00May 28th, 2012|Categories: Conversion therapy, Media release|Tags: , , , |

Ron Brookman - Living Waters Ministry Sydney 28 May 2012 – The Senate Same-Sex Marriage Inquiry called the National Marriage Coalition last week to speak to their submission against marriage equality. Joining Christian Activist Bill Muehlenberg, was Reverend Ron Brookman, whose ministry, Living Waters, works with people who have 'unwanted' same-sex-attraction. Rev. Brookman told the [...]

Daniel in the Lion’s Den – Exodus Leader Comes Clean

By |2016-11-08T01:49:54+11:00January 20th, 2012|Categories: Media release|Tags: , , , , |

SYDNEY, Australia, Jan 20. Time, reality and commonsense continues to erode the credibility of long-held beliefs within some religious organisations that they possess a kind of sexual orientation magic wand, according to respected LGBT affairs commentator, Anthony Venn-Brown. So convinced are they with the outcomes of their smoke and mirrors routine that a new category of [...]

LNP Fiona Simpson should come clean on ‘ex-gay’ issue

By |2016-11-08T01:49:55+11:00October 28th, 2011|Categories: Media release|Tags: , , |

8/10/11 The introduction of a bill in Queensland parliament to allow gay civil unions has brought to light some deep seated anti-gay views and the belief that homosexuals can change, still existing in the minds of some Australian politicians. It has been revealed that Queensland MP Fiona Simpson, made statements in 2002 that she knows ‘former’ homosexuals [...]

The 2011 ACON Honour Awards – Community Hero Award

By |2019-10-05T12:33:22+10:00October 5th, 2011|Categories: Media release|Tags: , , |

ACON Honour Awards 2011 Community Hero Award Presented by ACON Ulo Klemmer – exceptional GLBT community health promoter, volunteer and fundraiser with over 25 years of service to the GLBT community Gina Wilson – groundbreaking intersex rights advocate with more than 15 years of service to Australia’s intersex community Dave Sergeant – over 35 years [...]

Australians Tell U.S. Ex-gay….Not Here Thanks!

By |2018-03-11T18:24:44+11:00April 1st, 2011|Categories: Conversion therapy, Media release|Tags: , , , , , |

Read about the success of this campaign here  and here  Tweet: 1 Apr 2011 :gayambassador Anthony Venn-Brown "message from Aussie #exgaysurvivors to all USA 'ex-gays' thinking of coming to Australia to speak. "Don't bother" ACTION DETAILS BELOW An American ex-gay preacher, invited to speak in some Australian churches (Miracle Christian Center’s), is learning his message, [...]

2010: Another Great Year of Wins

By |2017-04-29T13:41:47+10:00January 9th, 2011|Categories: Media release|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It’s always good to sit down and evaluate what has been achieved over the year to ensure that you are on track. 2010 has been another full-on year and looking back certain themes have emerged, and I have become even more aware of how extensive and important this work has become. I hope that you [...]

Ex-gay Survivors Come Out at Sydney Mardi Gras

By |2020-02-12T17:32:14+11:00February 10th, 2010|Categories: Conversion therapy, Media release|Tags: , , |

The annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade is always colourful, outrageous and political but it is also often peppered with touching stories of courage and coming out. For the first time this year’s parade will include a group who call themselves ‘ex-gay survivors’. ‘Ex-gay’ survivors are people, who once believed their homosexuality was [...]

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