Supporters of same-sex marriage during a rally in Brisbane this year. Several faith leaders are sending out the message that advocacy for LGBTI rights and religion go hand in hand. Photograph: Sarah Motherwell/AAP Earlier last month, Australia’s first inter-faith forum on marriage equality in Canberra saw progressive representatives of various
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The Rev’d Dr Ray Barraclough is an Anglican Priest and is a member of the APCVA Committee. In this piece he reminds us that some use the Bible to sanction violence towards LGBTI people. He calls for this to be ‘outed’ and rejected. To read the full piece click here.
The Rev. Dr Noel Preston ethicist, retired Uniting Church minister, adjunct Professor, Griffith University and a member of APCVA. reflect on 40 years of advocacy. Read the full piece here.
APCVA President, Peter Catt, explains why a majority of Christians in Australia support marriage equality and calls on Federal Parliament to embrace marriage equality. The following opinion piece was published by Fairfax Press Click here to read the opinion piece
A Progressive Christian Voice (Australia) is a cross-denominational group of Christians. Our group supports Marriage Equality and abhors the use of religion to legitimise the marginalisation and persecution LGBTI people. We believe that God is love and that God honours loving relationships. We believe that our view is the majority