Many other churches are moving in this direction or offering blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples. This is despite overwhelming clinical evidence that practices aimed at reorientation of LGBT people do not work and are both harmful and unethical. Five homes destroyed in NSW bushfire emergency A global trade in recycled metal body parts has become a financial windfall for charities photos If Pacific nations go under water what happens to maritime boundaries? Today some Christian denominations are accepting of homosexuality and transgender identity and inclusive of homosexual and transgender people, such as the United Church of Christ and the Metropolitan Community Church. Uniting Church president Diedre Palmer said it was important the religious convictions of ministers were respected and protected. To Christians arguing 'no' on marriage equality: Homosexuality and religion Transgender people and religion.
World's oldest Protestant churches now ordain gays and lesbians".
Produced by the Human Rights Law Centre, Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria, and La Trobe University, the report has found conversion practices are not receding, but are entering the mainstream within particular Christian churches. He said he has found examples of registered clinical practitioners in various codes conducting conversion therapy contrary to the ethical standards of their profession. Menu showing mobile menu. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Five homes destroyed in NSW bushfire emergency A global trade in recycled metal body parts has become a financial windfall for charities If Pacific nations go under water what happens to maritime boundaries?
Many Christian denominations do not consider homosexuality or transgender identity to be sins. Menu showing mobile menu. Reverend hopes for a Yes as Uniting Church debates same-sex marriage position. Many other churches are moving in this direction or offering blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples. So he jumped on an online dating site and hooked up with someone. While a shock for some, for others this change has been painfully slow.