‘Conversion Therapy’ – Should we ban it?

Feb 9, 2021 by

by Dr Peter May, International Christian Medical and Dental Association: A growing international movement is calling for legal bans on any form of so-called ‘Conversion Therapy’, used to ‘convert’ homosexuals into heterosexuals. Based on untruths, half-truths and deliberately confused truths, the campaigners have so far persuaded Germany, Malta, three Canadian provinces and 50 US States to ban such therapy, while Australia, Northern Ireland and Great Britain are among those considering it....

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We Are All Criminals Now in Victoria

Feb 7, 2021 by

by Bill Muehlenberg: Christianity has just been declared to be illegal in Victoria: I have said it often enough: Victoria under Dan Andrews and the Labor government is becoming the Antichrist State. And a vote in the Victorian Upper House last night was the final nail in the coffin. There we had politicians formally voting to turn Christians and other concerned citizens into criminals. And all the media headlines got it wrong. It is not “conversion therapy” that is now illegal in Victoria. It...

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The BBC compares prayer for same-sex attraction with rape

Jan 4, 2021 by

by Carys Moseley, Christian Concern: The BBC continues to peddle vicious disinformation about ‘conversion therapy’ for same-sex attraction. This is despite the fact that even those pushing hardest for ‘conversion therapy’ bans have backtracked on this claim when we challenged them. The BBC should follow suit. ‘Group prayer’ equated with ‘corrective rape’ This Tuesday the BBC News website’s Family & Education section published a story about a man who is demanding an apology from Birmingham...

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‘Freedoms, Rights and Self-Determination.  Counselling Men and Women with Unwanted Sexual Attractions and Gender Confusion’

Dec 21, 2020 by

A report on the IFTCC online Conference, November 2020, by Dr Lisa Nolland, for Anglican Mainstream: Though I am an ‘old girl’ who has been involved with these sorts of issues for decades, I was pleasantly surprised, hugely encouraged and further educated by the recent on-line conference of the IFTCC [International Federation for Therapeutic and Counselling Choice]. It was a tour de force. Eighteen global experts gave updates, training, strategies and insights on pressing LGBT issues to an...

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Gay conversion therapy: Hundreds of religious leaders call for ban

Dec 16, 2020 by

By Harry Farley, BBC News More than 370 religious leaders from around the world are calling for a ban on conversion therapy – the attempt to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. The signatories to the declaration represent all the world’s major faiths and many are known LGBT advocates. They include South African cleric Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former Chief Rabbi of Ireland David Rosen. Other religious figures said a ban could risk criminalising pastors....

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When Baptists suppress Baptist beliefs in support of Government conversion Bill

Dec 8, 2020 by

by Murray Campbell: The Victorian Government’s Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Bill 2020 made the front page of Sunday’s The Age. Given the issues at stake, it is indeed headline news. I was interviewed for that article. Yesterday, another piece was published, this time, The Age found two baptist pastors who support the Bill. I’m sure there are a few more out there, but in light of the fact that there are 100s of baptist pastors in Victoria, we are talking about a...

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