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I HAVE A DREAM – marriage equality (Gay News Network)

By |2018-10-14T15:06:21+10:00September 11th, 2016|Categories: Church, Marriage Equality, News article (AVB/ABBI)|Tags: |

It’s 2031 and I just celebrated my 80th birthday.  That was a hoot. Great grandchildren and all. Of course we couldn’t have a party without playing the old disco classics. I really don’t get the music young people listen and dance to today. Give me “I will survive’ and “I am what I am” any [...]

How Churchies went from ‘pray the gay away’ to ‘gay without the lay’ (Crikey)

By |2018-10-14T15:05:51+10:00August 9th, 2016|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

How Churchies went from 'pray the gay away' to 'gay without the lay' "Celibacy is the new ex-gay." Crikey - Josh Taylor — Journalist Aug 9, 2016 Australia’s ex-gay movement is almost dead, but out of the ashes have risen those who believe they can live a celibate life, free of all that gay sex, [...]

‘Pray away the gay’- conversion therapy still takes place in Australia (Australian Doctor)

By |2018-10-14T15:01:05+10:00February 29th, 2016|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

'Pray away the gay'- conversion therapy still takes place in Australia Tessa Hoffman | 29 February, 2016 | 4 comments Australian Doctor A crackdown on ‘gay conversion’ therapists raises questions about how widespread the practice still is. Australian Doctor investigates. When, as a teenager, Paul Martin (pictured above) discovered he was attracted to other young [...]

Pray away the gay conversion therapy still takes place in Australia (Australian Doctor)

By |2018-10-14T14:59:59+10:00February 29th, 2016|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|Tags: , |

'Pray away the gay'- conversion therapy still takes place in Australia Tessa Hoffman | 29 February, 2016 | A crackdown on ‘gay conversion’ therapists raises questions about how widespread the practice still is. Australian Doctor investigates. When, as a teenager, Paul Martin (pictured above) discovered he was attracted to other young men, it sent him [...]

Here’s What It’s Like To Go Through Gay Conversion Therapy In Australia (BuzzFeed)

By |2018-10-14T14:56:28+10:00December 8th, 2015|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

Conversion therapy is all but dead in Australia – but what will it take to kill it? Posted on December 8, 2015 Lane Sainty  BuzzFeed News Reporter, Australia "Please take this from me, I don’t want to be gay." Brisbane man Johann De Joodt knows first hand the horrors of gay conversion therapy. A participant [...]

Former preacher Anthony Venn-Brown spent two decades on a futile fight against being gay (news.com.au)

By |2019-03-24T12:23:41+10:00October 15th, 2015|Categories: A Life of Unlearning, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

Former preacher Anthony Venn-Brown spent two decades on a futile fight against being gay HE WAS one of the most famous names in Australia’s mega churches. But he was hiding a secret that would lead his parishioners to desert him while he contemplated suicide. Benedict Brook news.com.au October 15, 2015 8:12am Former preacher Anthony Venn-Brown [...]

Push to outlaw gay conversion therapy in the US should be mirrored in Australia (ABC)

By |2018-12-10T14:49:11+10:00August 6th, 2015|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|

Push to outlaw gay conversion therapy in the US should be mirrored in Australia, gay rights group says By Isabella Higgins - Updated 27 Jul 2015, 3:58pm Listen online A gay rights group in Australia is pushing for psychiatric therapies designed to convert people to heterosexuality to be outlawed as a bill is put before [...]

Push to ban conversion therapy growing (ABC)

By |2018-12-10T14:52:31+10:00August 6th, 2015|Categories: Conversion therapy, News article (AVB/ABBI)|Tags: |

Obama moves to ban gay conversion 'therapy' Isabella Higgins reported this story on Monday, July 27, 2015 From The World Today ABC website. You can Listen online to this interview here ELEANOR HALL: Psychiatric therapies designed to convert people to heterosexuality may sound like something from an outdated era, but gay conversion therapies are still [...]

Undercover in a gay conversion camp (Womens Weekly)

By |2018-10-14T14:46:33+10:00June 2nd, 2015|Categories: News article (AVB/ABBI)|Tags: , |

Undercover in a gay conversion camp Published in the Australian Womens Weekly written by Clair Weaver Jun 1, 2015 Across Australia, religious groups are offering to help gays and lesbians overcome same-sex attraction. Clair Weaver goes undercover to find out what’s going on. HANDS in the air, eyes to the sky and bodies swaying to [...]