Category Archives: Religion

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 🙂

Gay and Christian boat by Amber De Bruin http://www.flickr.com/photos/amberdebruin

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.

Daniel Lobo http://www.flickr.com/photos/daquellamanera

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.

Joint Chiefs of Staff http://www.flickr.com/photos/thejointstaff/

The Smoking Gun

Andy Schmulow wonders why Anglican Archbishop Peter Jensen chose to back the Australian Christian Lobby claim that homosexuality is as bad for your health as smoking.

by Forest Runner http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimbaker/

Toddler Tantrums

They may not like the word, but the parliamentarians who voted against marriage equality are bigots, whether they admit it or not. They stick to their positions despite all the evidence against them.