Category Archives: Religion

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Priestly Exemptions

Gregory Storer asks, why is the Victorian Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby apparently condoning discrimination against gays who want to be priests?

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Keep Religion Out of Schools

One of many fine ideas to come out of the United States of America: that in a pluralistic, multicultural society, state and religion must be kept strictly separate. And that…

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Toxic Religion

Being gay is supposed to be bad for your health: but being religious can be far worse.

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Rainbow Report: Religion in Secular Schools

Get the PodCast of this Rainbow Report on Religion in Schools here http://www.cpod.org.au/page.php?id=25

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I’m pro-Israel, but . . .

Andy Schmulow asks us to look past the angry Muslim protests over ‘that film’ and see the bigger picture emerging in the Arab world.

Sounds Familiar

The Pope has once again attempted to paint gays and lesbians as less than fully human, and a threat to the whole of society. It all sounds disturbingly familiar.

Freshly Doug on Thursday

Tassie marriage doomed; Vatican ramps up hate; gay takeover of Swiss town; Pink Oktoberfest; gay-free pro-gay ads: and a little Adam Lambert.

Sex & the Archbishop

Jane Douglas – a recovering ex-Christian-fundamentalist who left both her marriage and the church – ably dissects Abp Peter Jensen’s objections to the marriage equality campaign. This post originally appeared on Jane’s blog http://puttingheroarin.wordpress.com, and is reproduced here ‘cos it’s a damn fine piece of word, and she’s fantastic. Also, she said we could 🙂

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Freshly Doug on Wednesday

The end of ex-gay – but not in Russia. The Anglicans wait on their new Archbishop. Millionaire offers bounty to turn his daughter straight. When will Oz follow the UK and wipe ot past gay convictions? Plus blasphemy at the UN,Paris Hilton dumped, and the Bigot of the Year. What do YOU think? Want to write more than just a comment on one of these stories? Send your pitch to doug@thestirrer.com.au.

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Queer Jewish Crisis

The problem isn’t how to stop Jews leaving the Jewish community. The problem is how to make the Jewish community fit for all Jews – especially GLBTI – to live in.