As a direct response to the events going on in the Anglican church and the church in general, I want to say what makes me a Christian.
There is no doubt that being the person someone trusts to share this with is a huge privilege. However, it can also be pretty confronting for everyone.
Philosopher Karl Popper once wrote that if a tolerant society extends limitless tolerance to the intolerant, then tolerance itself will be destroyed, and the tolerant themselves with it.
Church groups have asked Victoria’s Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission for tailored courses on conversion therapy law.
LGBTQIA+ believers who are harmed by conversion practices feel rejected by the faith community.