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An Open Letter to Armidale‚Äôs Churches and Religious Congregations

It’s Christmas season, as well as an important time for several other faiths. A time for peace and goodwill to all. So Equal Love Armidale is calling upon the religious faiths and groups of Armidale to address the growing rate … Continue reading

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The lies about being Gay being worse than smoking

Many people will have read the letter in yesterdays local paper that claimed that numbers from Denmark show that Gays who get married die 20 years before heterosexuals who get married and that this makes being gay worse for your … Continue reading

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Our first Rally

Our first rally was held on Saturday. Despite a number of hurdles and all of us involved having no experience in organising public events we still managed to get there on time, with a sound system (though cameras it seems … Continue reading

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Transgender Day Of Rememberance

Today is the day used internationally to mark the deaths of Transgender people all over the world that are murdered. And while Australia has less murders of Transgender people than many other countries a recent study in Queensland found that … Continue reading

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Homophobic Bullying in Schools on the Increase!

Despite or perhaps because of the increasing acceptance of Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender and Intersex youth by their Families Friends and Authorities there has been a measured increase in homophobic bullying in Australian schools with the numbers obtained by LaTrobe … Continue reading

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Wear It Purple campaign to address problems at schools

The founders of the Australian chapter of the Wear It Purple campaign are looking to address the growing problem of Homophobic (and hopefully Transphobic and Intersexphobic) bullying in school. Sydney Star Observer has an article about this here. I was … Continue reading

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Tony Windsor on Marriage Equality

From http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2010/s3068312.htm LEIGH SALES: Let’s whip around some of the other subjects that are featuring in the political debate at the moment. What’s your view on gay marriage? TONY WINDSOR: Well, I married a woman. Ah – the – I … Continue reading

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