Tag Archives: Homophobia

JCCV, ECAJ & NSW JBD respond to homophobic comment on J-Wire Mardi Gras story

J-Wire posted a story “Mardi Gras rocks” about Sydney’s GLBTIQ group Dayenu‘s participation in the Mardi Gras Parade.  The following comment by Gil Solomon was approved by the J-Wire editor: I don’t see a “Sydney Catholic GLBT Group” float (or … Continue reading

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Statement on Homophobia | Union for Progressive Judaism

[ Original statement ] RELIGIOUS ACTION & ADVOCACY CENTRE STATEMENT ON HOMOPHOBIA The 2014 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade celebrates the 36th anniversary of the continuing struggle for human rights and equality waged by, and for, LGBTI (Lesbian, … Continue reading

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Jewish community group makes landmark anti-homophobia message | Star Observer

Jewish community group makes landmark anti-homophobia message Benjamin Riley — February 27, 2014 A RECENT statement from a leading Melbourne-based Jewish group that said homophobia was unacceptable has been hailed as a turning point for the Victorian Jewish community’s relationship … Continue reading

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Mount Scopus continues to ignore the needs of its LGBTQ students

Posted on Facebook by Daniel Baker on August 20, 2013 and reproduced with permission: Mount Scopus continues to ignore the needs of its LGBTQ students. Here is my most recent letter to the Principal and the head of the Board: … Continue reading

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JCCV Plenum Agenda – May 6 2013

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As France becomes 14th country to approve same-sex marriage, Israel still lags behind | Haaretz

As France becomes 14th country to approve same-sex marriage, Israel still lags behind | Haaretz. As France becomes 14th country to approve same-sex marriage, Israel still lags behind Despite a sorely divided public, violent protests and promises for a legal … Continue reading

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Orthodox Rabbis Split on Anti-Gay Bullying Law in Canadian City of Winnepeg | Forward.com

Orthodox Rabbis Split on Anti-Gay Bullying Law in Canadian City of Winnepeg | Forward.com.

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Young man assaulted and injured on a Jerusalem bus for being gay | Gay Star News

Young man assaulted and injured on a Jerusalem bus for being gay | Gay Star News.

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Media Release: Over 100 Schools have joined Safe Schools Coalition Victoria!

Media Release                                                 For immediate distribution – please on forward Monday 16th April 2013 Over 100 Schools have joined Safe Schools Coalition Victoria! Safe Schools Coalition Victoria have welcomed their 100 and 101st new member schools this month. Glen Eira College … Continue reading

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Media Release: JCCV tackles homophobia but must prove it is serious

Aleph Melbourne Media Release March 28 2013 “JCCV tackles homophobia, but must prove it is serious” Aleph Melbourne congratulates the Jewish Community Council of Victoria for aligning themselves with the No To Homophobia1 campaign, as announced2 in this week’s Australian … Continue reading

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