When I read the gospels it seems this Christ of Christmas has a message for us all and it’s relatively simple: Don’t be an asshole! This cardinal contemplative notion seems to underscore the words we have of Christ that are in print today. Nicole Conner – Reflections of a Mugwump
“As a survivor of the gay conversion movement, it feels amazing to know that our experiences are being heard nationally and that there is finally research that confirms the prevalence and damage of the gay conversion movement in Australia… The messaging of the movement that told me that I was “broken” has caused long-term damage to me” – Chris Csabs, survivor.
Each church must arrive at its own conclusion about LGBT theology and that journey will take time. I urge Christian leaders, regardless of theology, to make love and compassion their mandate. To unite specifically around ending hate-crimes and addressing the high levels of self-harm, depression and suicide among LGBT teens. We can create the tipping point. Vicky Beeching