Dear GetUp! RE: Your Anti-Plebiscite Video

Dear GetUp! I recently watched your ‘Anti-Plebiscite’ video, in which you condemn the Plebiscite as a bad idea. It’s clear that you’re against the Plebiscite, for a variety of reasons. You’re adamant that same-sex marriage is an important human rights issue. And you believe Parliament, not a ‘people’s vote’, should redefine marriage. That all comes […]

The Totalitarian Push To Rid Religious People of “Prejudice”

When Churches Aren't Allowed To Believe The Bible's Teaching on Marriage.

It’s a morning I’ll remember for a long time. Jan 20, 2009. The historic inauguration of the first African-American President of the USA, Barack Obama. It was an exciting time for many people. Not least the gay community of America. Unlike George W. Bush, Obama was seen as a very pro-gay: a supporter of gay […]

The Coming Darkness: An Interview With Archbishop Glenn Davies

The Western world is rapidly changing. And with this change comes many challenges, particularly for Christians. So to get a better understanding of these upcoming challenges, I interviewed a few key Christian leaders. What follows is an edited version of an interview I did with Archbishop Glenn Davies, from the Sydney Diocese of the Anglican Church.   […]

Are You Over The Same Sex Marriage Debate? Here’s Why You Should Still Care.

I get it. You’re sick of seeing articles about Same-Sex Marriage (whether for or against) as you scroll through your Facebook feed. You’re over it already. I know. My wife Sarah was telling me recently how she and many of her Christian friends are just sick of seeing SSM related articles on Facebook. A fatigue […]

When Tony Jones Asked The “Bigot” About SSM.

The Daughter Of Loving Gay Parents Argues Against SSM.

Katy Faust is an American traditional marriage advocate. She runs a blog advocating for traditional marriage, called askthebigot.com (hence the title of this blogpost). However, she is anything but a bigot: she was raised by her Lesbian mother and her partner, and loves both of them dearly.  Oh, and she was interviewed this week on Australian […]

Do We Love Gay People?

If you want to stir up controversy in any group of educated secular westerners, whether online or off, just mention that you oppose same-sex marriage. Chances are that you’ll get a variety of responses, from a dumbfounded ‘you can’t be serious‘, to a more pointed ‘you homophobic bigot’. Next, tell them that you believe sex is […]

On The Right Side Of History, But On The Wrong Side Of Science – Part 1

It was the famous African American Pastor and Civil Rights Activist, the Reverend Dr Martin Luther King Jr., who once said: ‘the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice‘. In Dr King’s view, history is inevitably moving in the direction of justice, civil rights, and human rights: and whoever opposes these […]