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Faithful tackle tough questions in Christians Like Us on SBS

Faithful tackle tough questions in Christians Like Us on SBS

A new SBS documentary will follow the lives of ten Australian Christians with a range of different beliefs as confront controversial topics of faith while living under one roof for a week. Christians Like Us follows the success of the critically acclaimed Muslims Like Us, as the ten participants discuss what makes a ‘good Christian’ and the […]

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Israel Folau outlines his beliefs, responds to criticism in new column

Israel Folau outlines his beliefs, responds to criticism in new column

Aussie Rugby star Israel Folau has published an article in response to backlash to his recent social media comments, where he said gay people would go to “hell” if they didn’t repent for their sins. In an essay for Players Voice, the Wallaby begins by stating that he believes others lives are not his to judge. […]

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Christian website say this symbol is a secret sign in the gay community

Christian website say this symbol is a secret sign in the gay community

One of the world’s leading news sites for Christian news has published an opinion piece claiming the some of the symbols embraced by the LGBT community have secret meanings. Writing at Lifesite Doug Mainwaring claims that the symbol used by America’s Human Rights Campaign in not what it seems. The author says that while many […]

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Equal Voices: Christian group seeks apology

Equal Voices: Christian group seeks apology

A newly formed collective of Australian Christians has come together to call for an apology to the LGBTIQ community and “address the harm” inflicted by the organised Church. Equal Voices will be holding their AGM at Pitt Street Uniting Church by former High Court justice Michael Kirby on January 30. Speaking to Buzzfeed, Equal Voices […]

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Peter Abetz MLA talks Safe Schools, religion and marriage equality

Southern River MLA Peter Abetz has declared he’s ready to stand at the forefront of the campaign to uphold traditional marriage. The former pastor entered politics in 2008 and has often spoken about his concerns about changing the definition of marriage. In recent months the MP has regularly promoted posts on his social media channels […]

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Here I Am: Queer Christians tell their stories in new documentary

Here I Am: Queer Christians tell their stories in new documentary

Queer Christians are telling their unique stories in a new Australian documentary by producer John Wallace. The video gives LGBTI Christians and their families and support networks a platform to detail their personal experiences navigating life as queer people of faith. Wallace tells Same Same he was inspired by a mother of a gay son […]

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Open Arms Fellowship: A Warm Welcome

Open Arms Fellowship: A Warm Welcome

Religion is always a contentious topic. For many in the queer community it’s an especially difficult issue. Many LGBT people are told that their identity won’t fit in with their faith, or have passages from religious texts brought up in arguments against their human rights. However, some religious organisations are extending a welcome to the […]

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