NSW Conversion Therapy Ban

More behind-the-scenes information about NSW’s ban on conversion “therapy”

By |2024-05-15T12:25:53+10:00April 27th, 2024|Categories: Australian Christian Lobby, Conversion therapy|Tags: , , , |

You may recall that in 2022 Alex Greenwich said he would create an Equality Bill that would deal with discrimination of the LGBTQ people in New South Wales and also legislation that would follow in the footsteps of other Australian states that had banned conversion "therapy". Submissions were called for to ensure that all [...]

Behind the scenes of New South Wales ban on conversion ‘therapy’

By |2024-05-15T12:26:17+10:00April 18th, 2024|Categories: Conversion therapy|Tags: , , , , |

This article was origially published on The Big Smoke "NSW bans conversion therapy" April 2, 2024 During a marathon session of the Upper House of the New South Wales Parliament, which stretched from 11pm to 6:30am, the government's Conversion Practices Ban Bill 2024 was going through the final processes. With 22 votes in favour [...]

New South Wales Bans Conversion Therapy

By |2024-05-19T09:18:45+10:00March 25th, 2024|Categories: Conversion therapy|Tags: |

New South Wales Bans Conversion Therapy At last. Sanity has prevailed. After a marathon debate on Thursday night that concluded with a vote at 6.30am, conversion “therapy” is banned in New South Wales. Considering that homosexuality was removed from the list of mental illnesses half a century ago, this legislation signifies that, as [...]

Uniting Church clergy support Government ban on conversion therapy

By |2024-05-15T12:28:43+10:00March 15th, 2024|Categories: Church, Conversion therapy|Tags: |

15 March 2024 Media release Uniting Church clergy support Government ban on conversion therapy Over 35 Uniting Church clergy have endorsed an open letter to the Premier supporting a Government Bill which would ban conversion therapy on the grounds of gender identity and sexual orientation. “LGBTIQA+ people are the beloved children of God”, stated the [...]

Open letter to NSW Parliamentarians – Conversion “therapy” ban

By |2024-05-15T12:29:04+10:00March 14th, 2024|Categories: Conversion therapy, Correspondence|Tags: |

Dear Members of the New South Wales Parliament For over two decades, I've been a vocal advocate to end so-called conversion "therapy" and actively supported and worked alongside over 4,000 survivors. My journey as a survivor began in 1972 when, unbeknownst to me, I became one of the initial individuals worldwide subjected to what would [...]

New South Wales Equality Bill ABBI Submission

By |2024-05-22T15:19:00+10:00July 17th, 2022|Categories: Conversion therapy|Tags: |

"It is time to remove all remaining discrimination of LGBTIQA+ communities and achieve holistic equality. Over the last 40 years, we have broken down many barriers for LGBTIQA+ people to create a brighter future for younger generations. But not all barriers have been removed with discrimination still embedded in a number of laws. The recently released NSW [...]

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