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100 Revs – It’s not over

By |2016-11-08T01:50:00+10:00March 6th, 2008|Categories: Church, LGBTI|Tags: , , |

If every person who originally put their names down marched then there would have been 100 ministers marching in the Mardi Gras Parade, as an act of contrition. But as soon ecclesiastical and denominational hierarchies knew who was involved they threatened to excommunicate/defrock those who participated. For some, with families, mortgages etc to support the [...]

A Crack in the Wall

By |2017-04-29T14:47:54+10:00February 26th, 2008|Categories: Church|Tags: , , |

Straight, Evangelical Church Leaders Apologise to Gays Like the crack in a fortress after an earthquake, every now and then a cataclysmic event opens the way for social transformation. One such event happened last week when Baptist, Churches of Christ, Pentecostal and Anglican ministers began signing a document that said: “We recognise that the churches we [...]

100 Revs – Time for Action!

By |2016-11-08T01:50:16+10:00February 20th, 2008|Categories: Church, LGBTI|Tags: , |

As the 30th Anniversary of Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras quickly approaches, the 100 Revs project has generated a great deal of controversy. Initially conceived 12 months ago, the 100 Revs, is a group of Christian Ministers who are signing a formal apology to the GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender) community, which states, amongst [...]

100 REVS – Australian Ministers Say Sorry to Gay Community

By |2016-11-08T01:50:16+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 and lesbian 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 time the [...]

100 Revs Australian Christian ministers apologise to the GLBT community

By |2017-09-14T06:12:14+10:00February 2nd, 2008|Categories: Church|Tags: , |

The '100 Revs' Statement Saturday, February 2, 2008 As ministers of various churches and denominations we recognise that the churches we belong to, and the church in general, have not been places of welcome for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) people. Indeed the church has often been profoundly unloving toward the GLBT community. For [...]