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Tasmania to ban conversion “therapy”

By |2022-12-29T14:18:18+11:00November 11th, 2022|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|Tags: |

Tasmania to ban conversion “therapy” * After the release of the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute (TLRI) report, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Conversion Practices, Tasmania is following other Australian states that have passed legislation banning what has become known as “conversion therapy”. Religious opponents are attempting to block the legislation by clouding the issues with smokescreens and resurrecting [...]

Inside our Pentecostal PM’s church (SMH)

By |2019-12-12T22:51:33+11:00April 20th, 2019|Categories: News article (AVB/ABBI)|

Inside our Pentecostal PM's church As Australia’s first Pentecostal PM, Scott Morrison will worship this Easter in the fold of a fast-growing Christian movement that’s starkly different to many of its counterparts. By Jacqueline Maley APRIL 20, 2019 The heavens have opened, but Jackson the youth pastor will not let us get wet. It's a [...]

It will take more than policy to ban gay conversion therapy (Crikey)

By |2019-04-10T16:58:51+10:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

It will take more than policy to ban gay conversion therapy History has taught us that churches have been able to move dramatically on social issues. Eradicating gay conversion therapy will take pressure and a lot of faith. CHARLIE LEWIS FEB 15, 2019 The Andrews’ government announcement that “gay conversion therapy” would be banned was [...]

Banning gay ‘conversion’ isn’t enough (Sun Herald)

By |2019-04-10T17:00:18+10:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

Banning gay ‘conversion’ isn’t enough February 6, 2019 6:44am Seb Starcevic News Corp Australia Network Over the weekend, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced his government was finally putting an end to gay conversion therapy in Victoria, which he called “bigoted quackery”. “For far too long and for far too many Victorians, an evil practice has been [...]

Anthony Venn-Brown – gay conversion therapy survivor (Buzzfeed)

By |2020-06-15T09:11:13+10:00July 14th, 2018|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

This Is What It's Like To Have Exorcisms Performed On You Because You Are Gay Anthony Venn-Brown was 20 when he endured his first exorcism. It was the beginning of decades of conversion therapy. Now he tells BuzzFeed News how he's taking on the gay "cure" lobby. Patrick Strudwick  BuzzFeed UK LGBT Editor Posted on July [...]

‘I am profoundly unsettled’: inside the hidden world of gay conversion therapy (SMH)

By |2021-08-08T10:56:42+10:00March 9th, 2018|Categories: Australian Christian Lobby, Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|Tags: |

'I am profoundly unsettled': inside the hidden world of gay conversion therapy "Gay conversion" is discredited in Australia yet "fixing" same-sex attraction remains a mission for some groups – often with tragic results. By Farrah Tomazin 9 March 2018 It’s been 25 years since I realised I was gay, and for the first time in [...]

‘Ludicrous practice’ of gay conversion therapy to be scrutinised (TripleJ)

By |2020-10-21T10:42:36+11:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

‘Ludicrous practice’ of gay conversion therapy to be scrutinised Thursday 21 September 2017 6:30pm By Shalailah Medhora Western Australia and the ACT will re-examine their existing laws on so-called “gay conversion therapy” to see if they need strengthening. But opponents of the practice say governments should focus their attention on an un-regulated counselling sector first, [...]

VICE does AVB (anonymously?) – gay conversion therapy

By |2019-05-01T13:15:45+10:00April 28th, 2017|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI), Video|Tags: |

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