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So far no word from Armidale’s Faith Groups on Violence and Bullying of GLBTI people and Kids

Of course the Christmas post is slow so replies by mail to the letter sent to them in the mail may not arrive for some time yet. However of all the emails sent several bounced back because the addresses appear … Continue reading

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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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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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Petition against UK invite to Dr Ken (no-more-trans) Zucker

Dr Zucker is someone every person who cares about the welfare of children around the world needs to know about. Because while he’s Canadian and this petition is about him visiting the UK his words have international reach and beyong … Continue reading

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NSW parliamentary forum on homophobic bullying in schools tomorrow

Tomorrow I, Equal Love Armidale member Bayne MacGregor and my partner will be attending the NSW parliamentary forum on homophobic bullying in schools. And hopefully there will be a good turnout from each of the political parties and that they … Continue reading

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Bigoted Housepaint? Taubmans needs to explain this!

I was in a Bunnings store in Sydney the other day looking at paint options for a room when i saw something that made my blood run cold. One of the paints on a large display of Taubmans Easy Coat … Continue reading

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Australian Human Rights Comission Roundtables in Sydney a great success!

Yesterday I, Equal Love Armidale member Bayne MacGregor, was one of the attendees of the two Australian Human Rights Roundtable meetings in Sydney, (though i attended independantly as i was invited because of my previous submissions to the AHRC on … Continue reading

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