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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 [...]

100 REVS – Australian Ministers Say Sorry to GLBT Community

By |2020-06-21T13:37:25+10:00February 8th, 2008|Categories: Church, LGBTI, Media release|Tags: , |

In an act of reconciliation that demonstrates times are changing, Australian Christian Ministers are signing a document which says sorry to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community and at least 100 representatives are marching in this year’s Sydney Mardi Gras parade to show it’s not just words. “This wonderful act reminds me of the [...]

Australia Conversion Therapy Leaders Change Perspective

By |2022-12-28T18:09:49+11:00August 19th, 2007|Categories: Conversion therapy, Media release|Tags: , , , , , |

Ex-gay/reparative/conversion therapy ministries' credibility around the world is being substantially challenged as an increasing number of people come out with their stories saying - it just doesn’t work. In fact, reparative/conversion therapy causes harm that can take years to overcome. For some time I’ve been collecting testimonials from men and women who have gone [...]

Rev. Jerry Falwell – Lessons from a Sincere and Intelligent but Deluded Man

By |2019-05-18T12:40:01+10:00May 15th, 2007|Categories: Church, Media release|Tags: |

Rev. Jerry Falwell – Lessons from a Sincere and Intelligent but Deluded Man The American religious leader and morals crusader, Jerry Falwell, well known for making outrageous statements, passed away today at the age of 73. People in religious circles held the famous televangelist and founder of the Moral Majority, in great honour and will [...]

Koorong Withdraws A Life of Unlearning for sale

By |2022-02-19T16:30:55+11:00April 19th, 2007|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Media release|Tags: , |

Koorong Withdraws A Life of Unlearning Koorong Bookshop, the leading Christian booksellers in Australia, originally stocked my book and taking orders on line. It was withdrawn from sale at the beginning of March. I’ve sent 3 emails (see below) to Paul Bootes, the General Manager, and have heard nothing back. The last one I sent [...]

ANOTHER CHRISTIAN LEADER STEPS DOWN OVER HOMOSEXUALITY

By |2017-04-29T13:09:35+10:00December 23rd, 2006|Categories: Media release|Tags: |

ANOTHER CHRISTIAN LEADER STEPS DOWN OVER HOMOSEXUALITY It’s only been weeks since Ted Haggard, 54, former president of the National Association of Evangelicals and pastor of a mega-church in Colorado, stepped down after it was revealed he’d been having sex with a male prostitute for some time. This week, Paul Barnes, also 54, resigned as [...]

The Closet is a Dark Place for Anyone but Especially a Preacher

By |2019-11-13T20:16:06+11:00November 13th, 2006|Categories: Church, Media release|Tags: , , , |

Media Release THE TED HAGGARD SCANDAL REVEALS MORE THAN WHAT GOES ON BEHIND THE SCENES Evangelist Ted Haggard, now the ex-president of the National Association of Evangelicals and ex-pastor of a mega-church in Colorado, admitted that he bought methamphetamine and received a massage from a male prostitute. The whistle blower, Mike Jones, said he spoke [...]

CHRISTIAN ACTIVIST GROUP THE SALT SHAKERS RESORTS TO LIES

By |2019-04-16T23:28:10+10:00September 14th, 2006|Categories: Media release|Tags: , , |

14 September 2006 Medial Release CHRISTIAN ACTIVIST GROUP RESORTS TO LIES In a recent email newsletter (read below) to his supporters, Peter Stokes of the Christian lobby group the Salt Shakers, has falsely claimed that the American Psychological Association (APA) have done a turn around and now believe it’s okay to practice "reparative" or "conversion" [...]

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