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Never before in Australia – homosexuality, gender indentity and Christianity

By |2017-04-29T12:30:55+11:00February 20th, 2014|Categories: Event|Tags: , , , |

Never before in Australia has such a broad range of people come together to discuss homosexuality, gender identity and Christianity. A Different Conversation provides a respectful space to talk about LGBT people both in and out of the church in order to bring greater understanding. A Different Conversation has an enormous range of twenty, yes [...]

Mardi Gras and Pride Celebrations – To participate or not????

By |2018-04-23T08:43:08+11:00March 4th, 2013|Categories: Church, Gay Christian|Tags: , , , |

This article orginally was published Jan 27, 2009 but I have just updated it with a relevant video at the end. Everyone has an opinion about a Pride March such as the annual Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras; often very strong opinions. Predictably, conservative Christians condemn it. Rev Fred Nile, leader of the Christian [...]

2010: Another Great Year of Wins

By |2017-04-29T13:41:47+11:00January 9th, 2011|Categories: Media release|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It’s always good to sit down and evaluate what has been achieved over the year to ensure that you are on track. 2010 has been another full-on year and looking back certain themes have emerged, and I have become even more aware of how extensive and important this work has become. I hope that you [...]

Freedom 2 b[e] in Mardi Gras 2009

By |2017-04-29T14:00:32+11:00April 27th, 2009|Categories: Gay Christian|Tags: , , , |

n 2009, Freedom 2 b[e] marched in the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras for the 3rd time. Freedom 2 b[e] is a non-profit organisation which provides support and information for GLBT people from church backgrounds. Based in Australia, with meetings held in Sydney and Melbourne. There is also a growing international online community. The [...]

A Divine Moment in the Mardi Gras Parade

By |2019-02-14T11:24:01+11:00March 6th, 2007|Categories: General, LGBTI|Tags: , , |

We’d been standing for nearly three hours waiting for the parade to begin. The participants next to us began to move off indicating we were only minutes away from making history........I looked around at our Freedom2b group of 40 and couldn’t hold back the tears any longer. It had been a tough few days……there had been [...]