Posts Tagged ‘LGBTQI’

Religious exemptions targeted in anti-discrimination rally Comments 0

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

A Brisbane rally to oppose anti-discrimination exemptions for religious groups will be held this weekend. The proposed legal changes could see organisations owned by religious groups, such as schools, hospitals and aged care facilities, be given the right under federal law to legally expel students and fire staff on the grounds of sexual orientation, trans Read more

Claims alt-right aims to purge LGBTQ from church Comments 0

Monday, November 19th, 2018

An alt-right group has emerged in the Catholic church that aims to purge it of LGBTQ members. “We haven’t seen anything like this before,” US Fordham University theologian Jason Steidl says. “I think they are part of a bigger cultural movement. These people have hitched their wagons to Trump’s presidency, to his tactics.” Read more Read more

Religious leaders speak up about hate speech Comments 0

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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At the same time as the Race Relations Commissioner is encouraging religious leaders to take a stand against hate speech, the head of the Anglican Church in New Zealand has spoken out about the stance taken against gay and lesbian clergy by Bishop Brian Tamaki, the leader of the Destiny Church. During a sermon last Read more

Sydney’s ethnic communities say no to gay marriage vote Comments 0

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

More than 10,000 people from numerous ethnic communities rallied together in Sydney last weekend to demonstrate their ‘no’ vote in Australia’s gay marriage referendum. The rally combined a fiesta atmosphere with fairground rides, food stalls, music and dancing. There were addresses by Members of Parliament, the Coalition for Marriage, his Excellency Robert Rabbat, Melkite Bishop Read more