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Cumberland Council’s Book Ban Hypocrisy

By |2024-05-15T11:48:01+10:00May 14th, 2024|Categories: Uncategorized|

Cumberland Council’s Book Ban Hypocrisy This was first published on The Big Smoke   14/05/24 Last week, Cumberland City councillor and former mayor, Steve Christou, lead a motion to ban all same-sex parenting books from the eight local government area’s libraries. Six councillors voted in favour of the ban and five voted against. One councillor abstained [...]

MAPPING HOMOPHOBIA IN AUSTRALIA

By |2023-11-18T18:33:59+11:00November 18th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

IT'S PROBABLY TIME FOR ANOTHER MAPPING HOMOPHOBIA IN AUSTRALIA. Please note the influence gender, age,  and education have on attitudes towards homosexuality. Also worth noting is that obviously church leadership is out of step with their congregants' attitudes and beliefs. A study Mapping Homophobia In Australia by the Australia Institute released in July shows that [...]

Senior Leader Summit – Out Leadership. Sydney, 19 May 2016

By |2022-05-20T14:08:33+10:00May 19th, 2016|Categories: General, Uncategorized|

On May 19 2016, Tony Cripps, CEO of HSBC Australia hosted the first Out Leadership Summit in Australia, convening a standing-room only crowd of more than 140 senior LGBTI and Ally executives to discuss important issues at the intersection of LGBTI and business impact. Tiernan Brady, Executive Director (Campaigns) CEO, Australian Marriage Equality, introduced and [...]

Creating a space for LGBTQ and Christian dialogue

By |2023-04-07T15:40:18+10:00June 24th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|

This concept, originally created in 2008, is the foundation of Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International’s philosophy and approach. It has been the structure to create a safe space for churches, religious organisations and leaders to engage and learn more about LGBT people and their community. Examples given are: * The 100 REVS https://www.abbi.org.au/2008/02/australian-ministers-say-sorry-to-gay/ * Bayside [...]

Christian parents misguided love and their gay son

By |2023-04-07T15:31:27+10:00June 21st, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|

TRIGGER WARNING: This video contains intense emotional content. Read some background here Why I wept in a West Hollywood hotel room for 35 minutes https://www.abbi.org.au/2013/07/linda-and-rob-mueller/ In June 2013, at the final Exodus Conference, Rob and Linda Mueller Robertson, reminded attendees of the devastating consequences of misguided love. Rob and Linda's story of their son [...]

Homosexual Recruitment?

By |2024-01-31T20:43:18+11:00February 25th, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Peter Madden’s recent media release  PROTECTING CHILDREN FROM HOMOSEXUAL RECRUITMENT ’ is just another of the many outrageous statements made about gay and lesbian people that is based on nothing more than ignorance and fear. Research has shown it is impossible to recruit people or even to try and change a person’s innate sexual orientation. In the late 70’s a similar campaign was [...]

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