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A Sunday homily: Grindr hookups – Sex in the (Vatican) City

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Breakfast with a Twist Religious Freedom Bill Panel

Pride Business Network (PBN) will devote their 14 September Breakfast With a Twist to a panel discussion on upcoming federal government legislation. The Religious Freedom Bill Panel will feature community leaders and political figures in addition to open discussion of the bill. PBN President Richard Bakker said members of the organisation expressed an interest in …

Ezekiel Mutua deputy jesus gay lions eric omondi

The censor known to Kenyans as Deputy Jesus recently got the sack. But little mourning attended the nailing of Ezekiel Mutua’s career to a cross. Deputy Jesus previously urged counseling for ‘gay lions’ and frequently chastised popular tighty-whities wearing comedian Eric Omondi. Despite his job as CEO of the Kenya Film Classification Board, many Kenyans …

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All hell has broken loose after a conservative Catholic blog published revelations of Sex in the City – the Vatican City. The Pillar claimed it obtained information about Vatican City and other priestly hookups from ‘publicly available data’. The data breach has led to the resignation of one high profile American Catholic priest whose phone …

anita bryant mother of modern homophobia

The news that Anita Bryant’s granddaughter will soon marry a woman no doubt brought a smile to the faces of people of a certain vintage. In the 1970s, Bryant positioned herself as America’s leading anti-gay rights activist. But to her chagrin, her gig as the mother of modern homophobia did not set her singing career …

acl the truth of it perth theatre trust ptt australian christian lobby

Perth Theatre Trust (PTT) announced today it would allow the Australian Christian Lobby to hire state-owned facilities despite an earlier refusal to hire either the Albany Entertainment Centre or the Perth Concert Hall to the organisation. ACL attempted to book the venues for The Truth of It LIVE show featuring managing director Martyn Iles. However, PTT …

national survey

Religiously affiliated schools in NSW can sack LGBT+ teachers, but in Tasmania, they can’t. Researchers from the University of Tasmania say that difference has a profound impact on the lives of LGBT+ people. The researchers are conducting a national survey — the first major study of this kind in Australia. Government-funded organisations with religious affiliations …

noosa temple of satan black mass noosa council

Members of the Noosa Temple of Satan say they’ve received death threats from “hypocritical” people of faith ahead of their Satanic “Black Mass” this Halloween. The Sunshine Coast Satanists are planning the Black Mass ceremony for Friday, October 30 at The J Theatre. The Temple was formed last year in the wake of the Morrison …

jerry falwell jr liberty university

The Board of Trustees of the holier than thou Liberty University in Lynchburg Virginia today asked homophobic college president Jerry Falwell Jr to take an ‘indefinite leave of absence’. Falwell agreed to stand aside following a controversy surrounding a photo of him with his pants unzipped. The image also showed him holding a drink that …

Moreton Bay Boy's College

Moreton Bay Boy’s College responded yesterday to a parent backlash to the Teen Sex By The Book sex education resource. Kylie Lang reports in the Courier-Mail that the school principal sent a letter to parents about the issue on 3 August. Until yesterday the school used the handbook to Teen Sex By The Book in …

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A Queensland boy’s school which uses a sex education handbook that asks students to consider whether “God hates homosexuals’, received over $4 million in taxpayer funding in 2018, the last year for which figures are available. The Teen Sex By The Book handbook by Belinda Elliot provides class exercises based on excerpts from Patricia Weerakoon’s …

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