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sydney archbishop anglican school principal kanishka raffel same-sex marriage education statement of faith

A number of Anglican school principals have slammed the Sydney Anglican diocese for requiring principals and school board directors to sign a document affirming their belief that marriage is between a man and a woman. The Anglican Diocese runs dozens of schools in Sydney. The church has inserted the new clause against same-sex marriage into …

ncwq vicki howard bursary queer lgbtiq student brisbane city council

Female students in Brisbane who identify as LGBTIQ are now eligible to apply for a $1,100 grant to aid their studies. Central Ward Councillor Vicki Howard sponsors the bursary, which is available to female students within the Brisbane City Council area and who identify with the LGBTIQ community. It’s one of 36 various academic grants …

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Sexual assault survivor Grace Tame has blasted Sydney Liberal candidate Katherine Deves after she described inclusion initiative Wear it Purple Day as a “grooming tactic” by “gender extremists”. Deves (above right) is the Liberal’s candidate in the Sydney seat of Warringah. On Thursday, The Guardian published Deves’ 2021 comments from her now-deleted website. She described …

school chaplains

A former South Australian school chaplain has told the Guardian that Australia’s second-largest schools chaplaincy provider insists school chaplains must be married or live on their own. Qualified counsellor Caragh Larsen previously worked as a chaplain for Schools Ministry Group at two Adelaide public primary schools. The federal government pays over $60m annually to the …

citipointe christian college brisbane school teacher discrimination

A bisexual former student of Citipointe Christian College is reportedly suing the Brisbane religious school for discrimination. In late January, the Carindale school in Brisbane’s east caused outrage after demanding families sign a revised enrolment contract. The document required families denounce homosexuality and bisexuality and students identify by their sex assigned at birth, or risk …

Citipointe christian college

The now infamous Citipointe Christian College stopped very specific student support during the controversy about its now-cancelled enrollment contracts. The latest controversy arises just a week after news of a more recent but still discriminatory contract. The Guardian reports on a letter sent to teachers by the college principal earlier this year. Brian Mulheran reportedly …

florida republican governor ron desantis don't say gay bill

Florida’s Republican governor Ron DeSantis has signed the state’s contentious “Don’t Say Gay” bill into law, as LGBTIQ advocates vow to challenge it in court. The legislation is officially titled the Parental Rights in Education bill. It restricts “classroom discussion about sexual orientation or gender identity in primary grade levels or in a manner that …

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Australian universities must prioritise the safety of LGBTIQ+ students after shocking new survey findings, peak group LGBTIQ+ Health Australia said. Last year, the Social Research Centre surveyed 43,819 university students for the National Student Safety Survey. Results this week show one in six Australian university students had experienced sexual harassment since starting their degree. And …

citipointe christian college brisbane school teacher discrimination

Embattled Brisbane school Citipointe Christian College has responded after it emerged the school asked teachers to sign employment contracts warning they’ll face the sack for expressing homosexuality. The religious primary and secondary school is at Carindale, east of Brisbane. The school faced intense backlash last month for its “discriminatory” anti-gay and anti-trans student enrolment contracts. …

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A national study has found over 80 per cent of Australian parents support the teaching of gender and sexuality diversity in schools, as part of relationships and sexual health education. The study, the first of its kind in Australia, surveyed 2000 parents of public-school children from Kindergarten to Year 12. The research found 94 per …

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