Never before in Australia - homosexuality, gender indentity and Christianity

Never before in Australia has such a broad range of people come together to discuss homosexuality, gender identity and Christianity.

A Different Conversation provides a respectful space to talk about LGBT people both in and out of the church in order to bring greater understanding.

A Different Conversation has an enormous range of twenty, yes 20, speakers.

Speaking at 8 different forums

  1. Same-sex attraction in Christian churches and ministry families. - Thursday 27 February 7:00pm.
  2. The challenge of talking about same sex issues in Christian churches, schools and colleges - Thursday 27 February 8:15pm.
  3. Same sex orientation, celibacy and change - Friday 28 February  9:30am (rego: 8:30; open: 9:00).
  4. Interlude. Q&A with LGBT politicians and lobbyists. - Friday 28 February  11:15am.
  5. Same sex intercourse and biblical morality. - Friday 28 February  1:00pm.
  6. Pastoral care and the LGBT communities - Friday 28 February  3:15pm.
  7. Same sex marriage, biblical ideals of marriage and political advocacy. - Saturday 1 March 9:30am (rego: 8:30; open: 9:00).
  8.  “LGB ... T?” -- Transgender experiences of church. - Saturday 1 March 11:30am.

Come for one session, a night, the day or for the entire conference.

Full speaker bio's and forum topics here

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A Different Conversation is being held the days leading up to the Mardi Gras parade conveniently located at NSW Teachers Federation, 23-33 Mary Street, Surry Hills, NSW 2010. 

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Anthony Venn-Brown is a founder of Freedom 2 b[e], Australia’s largest network of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) people from Christian backgrounds and is currently director of Ambassadors & Bridge Builders International. He is an educator, consultant and commentator on LGBT/faith issues and been committed to deconstructing the ‘ex-gay’ myth in Australia. Anthony’s journey from married, high profile preacher in Australia’s mega-churches to living as an openly gay man is detailed in his autobiography 'A Life of Unlearning'. Anthony has been twice voted ‘One of the 25 Most Influential Gay and Lesbian Australians’ (2007 & 2009) and was one of four finalists for the 2011 ACON Community Hero Award.

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