Uniting Church Minister Margaret Mayman writes “The recent decision to legalise marriage for same sex couples in Ireland has been cast as a victory against the Catholic Church. What secular commentators miss is that it was a decisive victory for ordinary Christians.” Continue reading →
I realise my understanding of LGBTIQ not being sin and why…. will fall on deaf ears with most church people.
I also realise it is a hard job speaking up about this with secular society and people who do not believe in God.
But, I feel the need to speak up where I can. And I do. And I know I will encounter people disagreeing with me.
When I do speak up, it sometimes is exactly what someone needs to hear, as happened today. For that, I am thankful and it helps me to realise, I need to continue.
I spoke up today and it was confirmed by a man, that it “meant a lot to him”, to read my views and “this gay guy can get along with you any time any where. Thank you for speaking out! More need to. If more were like you we would not have to put up with the likes of the gay bashing ACL”
I am so sad to know how much ‘gay bashing goes on’ by church people and the Australian Christian Lobby.
But, I am glad to be able to help this man and anyone else, who may have read it. Continue reading →
Read this article about a judge who asked a rape victim “why didn’t you keep your knees together?” Appalling, disgusting and absolute victim blaming and victim shaming. Taking the responsibility of this rape from the rapist, to the victim.
This judge has been forced to apologise, due to complaints made.
This women has already been traumatised, in one of the worst ways possible, then Continue reading →