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Pastor’s ‘prayer cleansing’ illustrates risks of ‘religious freedoms’

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Australian church leader Reverend Josephine ‘Jo’ Inkpin has described her joy after becoming the first openly transgender person inducted into a mainstream church. Originally from the UK, Rev Inkpin (pictured) has served within the Anglican Church in Australia for over 20 years. In 2017, she came out as transgender while head of the Anglican Church …

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Lil Nas X plunges down the longest stripper pole in history for some lapdancing in hell in the video for his latest track ‘MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)’. The ‘Old Town Road’ singer seduces Satan with a lapdance though without a happy ending for the dark overlord. Scroll down for the video of MONTERO …

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Elton John has called out Pope Francis and the Vatican for its “hypocrisy” over rejecting blessings for same-sex marriages in the Catholic church. This week, the Vatican’s top orthodoxy office formally responded to a question on whether Catholic priests can bless same-sex unions. The official response, approved by Pope Francis, declares priests can’t bless same-sex …

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LGBTIQ advocates have criticised federal Labor for “weak and diminished” commitments to LGBTIQ+ equality in its new draft policy platform. Labor is holding their national conference virtually on March 30 and 31. Over 400 delegates will get a say on the new draft platform during the conference. However responding to the latest draft, just.equal spokesperson …

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Struggling far-right attention seeker Milo Yiannopoulos has announced he’s “ex-gay” and wants to be the face of debunked and dangerous gay “conversion therapy”. Almost every social media platform has permanently banned the media personality for his hateful commentary. Apparently out of work, Milo has found a new grift, cosying up to the US religious right …

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Federal Liberal MP Kevin Andrew says Attorney-General Christian Porter will soon unveil a new iteration of the Morrison Government’s controversial religious discrimination bill. Andrews made the comments during a Family Voice Australia webinar earlier this month on the progress of the bill. He told Family Voice Australia he and other government MPs have worked with …

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A group of “Christian Lives Matter” protesters have picketed a “Heaps Gay” concert in Sydney, chanting hymns in a bid to drown out the music. The City of Sydney is running a month-long series of outdoor “Sunset Piazza” concerts in the publicly-owned St Mary’s Cathedral forecourt in the inner-city. As part of the series, event …

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A church in Tasmania has told a state inquiry they “make no apologies” for conducting forms of “conversion therapy” on gay and lesbian Tasmanians. The Tasmanian Law Reform Institute is conducting an inquiry into the discredited and dangerous practices. The TLRI define “sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) conversion practices” as “acts or statements aimed …

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The City of Sydney has removed an advertisement for a queer concert depicting a Sydney church after the Catholic Archbishop blasted it as “upsetting” and “provocative”. The council is running the month-long series of outdoor “Sunset Piazza” concerts in the St Mary’s Cathedral forecourt in Sydney. As part of the series, event producers Heaps Gay …

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A religious cleric in Iran has copped ridicule for telling followers to “keep away” from those vaccinated against COVID-19 as they’ve “become homosexuals”. Ayatollah Abbas Tabrizian made the false claims on the social media platform Telegram, according to the Jerusalem Post. “Don’t go near those who have had the COVID vaccine,” he wrote to nearly …

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