Why Safe Schools program must be kept March 12, 2016 Farrah Tomazin The Sunday Age’s state political editor. Coming out in high school can be agonising at the best of times. The first step for me involved confronting the fear of being cast out by my mates or bullied by my peers, which is often […]
Calls to investigate ‘ex-gay’ movement January 17, 2016 Farrah Tomazin Brian Coogan believes the “ex-gay” movement remains an insidious part of Evangelical church. Brian Coogan spent much of his life searching for answers.
‘Sitting on the edge of the cliff I cursed the day I was born.
Malcolm Turnbull should pursue free vote on gay marriage to boost economy Date September 15, 2015 Jessica Irvine Senior writer View more articles from Jessica Irvine Follow Jessica on Twitter Email Jessica Legalising same-sex marriage would spark an outburst of love, acceptance and celebration and an economic spike. Illustration: Kerrie Leishman. What the Australian economy […]
The astonishing village where little girls turn into boys aged 12 In a remote village in the Dominican Republic girls become boys at puberty because of a rare genetic disorder Catherine and his cousin Carla photo credit BBC/Jon Sayers By Sarah Knapton, Science Editor 20 Sep 2015 In every way, Johnny is physically and biologically […]
Throughout history the three major branches of the Christian Church – Eastern Orthodox, Roman Catholic, and Protestant – have disagreed on many things, but they have shared a rare point of unity in their antipathy towards the ‘Christ-killing’ Jews. For two millennia this anti-Judaism/anti-Semitism was fuelled mainly by three New Testament passages: Matthew 27:25 (‘his […]
Opposing same-sex marriage a denial of the greatest commandment The Revd Wayne Walters (
(‘Cheeky!’ Rowland) July 30, 2015 When same-sex marriage is legal, we
August 4, 2015 David Glasgow Marriage equality increasingly appears inevitable, but its opponents are using religious freedom to undercut the terms of the victory. Illustration: Andrew Dyson Australians should ignore the recent calls to water down our discrimination laws. As the question of same-sex marriage moves from if to when, opponents have shifted their attention […]
An excellent/irenic/well-researched article on Traditional understandings of Christian Marriage. See