With a federal election looming, the Morrison government has put religious freedom back on the political agenda with a new draft to be introduced by December.
In Arizona, attempts to build a massive copper mine have run into steadfast pushback by the Indigenous nation.
“Three men walk into a bar — a grifter, a bagman and a true believer. What could go wrong? Plenty if they are Donald Trump, Leonard Leo and William Barr.”
LGBTIQ activists lead the counter-attack on fake religious freedom.
This talk was presented by Alison Thorne on 30 October 2018 at an event hosted by Rainbow Atheists. I’d like to start by acknowledging that we meet this evening on the stolen lands of the Kulin Nation. I pay my respects to elders and pledge my solidarity, not only to elders, but also to the… Read more »
In the early ’70s, when Gay Lib blasted onto the political scene, gays, lesbians and trannies demonstrated against the repressive institutions of the Church and State. A police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York sparked two nights of riots. This, coupled with the mass arrests at Sydney’s first Mardi Gras, are credited with… Read more »
Given its intensely male-dominated hierarchy and extreme anti-woman, anti-sex culture, the sex abuse scandal rocking the American Catholic Church is no surprise. Nor is the church’s record of cover-up, lies, and hypocrisy on the subject, which resembles that of any mega-corporation anxious to avoid prosecution, safeguard its considerable assets, and calm its stockholders. The church’s… Read more »