A school in Brisbane has been the subject of public remonstrance over an enrolment contract foisted on to parents last week which appears to allow the school to expel LGBTI students and those who present as anything other than their “biological sex”. The Citipoint Christian College is a Pentecostal school whose governing body believes that homosexuality is morally equivalent to paedophilia. The contract is almost certainly in breach of the state of Queensland’s Anti-Discrimination Act (and the state education board is investigating) but if the federal Liberal government gets its way, that won’t matter. In any case, the contract is abhorrent and could potentially get the school in trouble — but not for the reasons you would think.Continue reading “Citipointe contract is just the start of the Liberals’ war on queer kids”
The Liberal-National coalition is the only major Australian party that seems to openly invite homophobes into their ranks. They do not nearly enough to openly condemn homophobia among their members and supporters and even have homophobes in public office.Continue reading “Reflections on the campaign so far: Liberals and homophobia”
Kirralie Smith is an outrage merchant who peddles conspiracy theories about people who are either from non-white or non-straight backgrounds for attention.Continue reading “Interstate transphobe who can’t read intervenes in ACT election”
Today in Melbourne, posters with the slogan “STOP THE FAGS” next to a litany of homophobic canards were being distributed. The claims made on the poster are questionable, have not been peer reviewed, and ignore reality.
This article was originally posted on Govora in 2015. It is presented here without editing or modification from the version which was published.