Is Marriage Really About Children?

In recent times, the debate around marriage equality has shifted from the relationship between two consenting adults to the well being of children. Australian politician Penny Wong, mother of two with her same sex partner, stated that the argument, “Is not an argument...

On the “Gay Lifestyle”

Yesterday the pastor of Australia's biggest church, Hillsong, released a blog post answering the question, "Do I love gay people?" Read Brian's post here. Here's the response I posted on social media. Feel free to share as needed. Dear Brian, I want to thank you for...

The Spirituality of Transgender

When I was doing my Counselling masters, one of the lecturers stood boldly at the front of the class and stated, "There's no room for spirituality in the therapy room!" Needless to say, I disagreed. In my years working with the LGBTI community I have encounter a deep...

Inside ExGay Interview

Reparative therapy is the term given to those models of 'care' that were designed to fix a same-sex orientation and ensure heterosexuality. In this interview with Dean Beck from Joy FM I talk about the dangers of ExGay and Reparative therapies and the push to have...

Counselling Australia Interview

Recently I had the pleasure of chatting with Clinton Power from Australia Counselling about working with LGBTI clients and some of the issues individuals face on the coming out journey. Listen to the podcast on the Australia Counselling website here or find it on...