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trans kids acl feminist

At Queensland’s Parliament House last night representatives of both a feminist and a lesbian group joined forces with the Australian Christian Lobby (ACL). An event billed as about ‘gay conversion therapy’ in fact focused almost entirely on trans kids. — gay conversion therapy dismissed as ‘misguided’ thing of the past — no mention of former …

israel folau martyn iles australian christian lobby's silence

The last week brought many surprises. However, nothing equals the Australian Christian Lobby’s silence on Israel Folau’s signing with Catalans Dragons. Martyn Iles appears to have said not a word. In a statement issued by the club following his signing, Folau promised to make no further public statements on his personal beliefs. However, last year, …

drag storytime votes

The two drag storytime ePetitions before the Brisbane City Council end today. And we are asking people all around Australia to give us their drag storytime votes today. UPDATE: Voting closed on both petitions at 5 pm 31 January 2020. The petition to keep drag storytime attracted 8,674 votes and the petition to ban it …

drag storytime epetition

The drag storytime ePetition requesting Brisbane City Council continue to allow drag storytime events in their libraries needs your help. Majority of signatures on anti drag storytime ePetition not from Brisbane ‘Conservative’ religious groups enjoy little real support QNews.com.au VS acl.org.au Adult entertainment? Portraying LGBTIQ people as inferior beings Special surprise bonus pic The ePetition …

keyboard fiction Brisbane drag storytime wilson gavin

The trauma that began with the disruption of Rainbow Families Qld’s Brisbane drag storytime last Sunday continues. Following the death of protest leader Wilson Gavin, efforts to tweak the narrative to fit personal and political agendas flooded both mainstream and social media. The inaccuracies of keyboard fiction, when repeated often enough, become accepted wisdom.  What …

national representative body lgbtiq communities

Australia’s LGBTIQ communities head into the year 2020 with huge achievements in our immediate past. There are also massive challenges in our immediate future. Is it time for a national representative body for Australia’s LGBTIQ communities? Over the last half-century, our communities achieved decriminalisation of homosexuality, some discrimination protections, and marriage equality. We achieved that …

western australia drag queen storytime perri oxide peter abetz

The Australian Christian Lobby’s Peter Abetz this week called for the City of Perth to cancel a Drag Queen Storytime event scheduled to take place at a library next week. However, the council says the event will go ahead. ACL Western Australian Director Peter Abetz said the events “indoctrinate” and “sexualise” children and “normalise homosexuality …

a very naughty christmas lyle shelton brisbane powerhouse

Lyle Shelton boosted interest in A Very Naughty Christmas at Brisbane Powerhouse when he shared a video promoting the production. Shelton, former leader of both the Australian Christian Lobby and the NO campaign against marriage equality, expressed his disappointment that “ratepayers are subsidising this on the watch of a conservative council administration.” Scroll down for …

homosexuality jesus martyn iles israel folau australian christian lobby

Martyn Iles of the Australian Christian Lobby and Israel Folau like to discuss the Bible. Although neither is a minister of religion, they are two of the most prominent Christians in Australia today. When they discuss the Bible or the teachings of Jesus Christ, they both  invariably mention homosexuality. So one might assume a preoccupation …

pauline hanson one nation truck fire

Pauline Hanson from One Nation claimed earlier this week that a left-wing activist torched a vehicle plastered with her face. The activist who attacked the One Nation billboard truck then apparently fled into the night. However Tasmanian Fire Service investigators say a discarded cigarette probably caused the conflagration. Police said there is no evidence of …

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