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Put David Southwick LAST in Caulfield

Put David Southwick and the Liberal Party last in Caulfield in the 2018 Victorian State Education Continue reading

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Caulfield Candidates Forum: What is the Liberal Party doing to strengthen support for LGBTIQ people?

At the Caulfield Candidates Forum David Southwick responds to a question about what the Liberal Party are doing to strengthen support for LGBTIQ people. Sorina Grasso and Dinesh Mathew follow up. Continue reading

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Jewish Care Victoria and Jewish Community Council of Victoria: Standing against Conversion Therapy

  STANDING AGAINST CONVERSION THERAPY A unique piece of research from La Trobe University, in conjunction with the Human Rights Law Centre and Gay & Lesbian Health Victoria, has highlighted the impact and harms of LGBT conversion therapy. At its … Continue reading

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AGMC Conference 2018: Melbourne’s Jewish Community: Going from “gays not welcome” to “we support marriage equality” in under 20 years

An exploration of the transformation of attitudes toward LGBTIQ people within Melbourne’s Jewish community from the 1990s to current day. Continue reading

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JCCV marks decade of “strong advocacy”

SUMMARY OF JCCV’S LGBTI INCLUSION ACTIVITIES 2009 – formation of the LGBT (at the time) Reference Group. 2011 – release of report into discrimination and vilification of LGBT Jews in Victoria. 2014 – JCCV supports and encourages affiliates to support … Continue reading

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Historic meeting between GLBT Jews and Jewish Community Council of Victoria – Dec 7 2009

MEDIA RELEASE GAY & LESBIAN JEWS ENGAGE IN DIALOGUE WITH THE JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF VICTORIA December 7 2009 In an historic meeting on Thursday December 4 2009 at the Beth Weizmann Community Centre between the Jewish Community Council of … Continue reading

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David Southwick 2015 statement on Keshet gaining JCCV membership

18 AUG 2015 MEMBER’S STATEMENT: JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF VICTORIA Mr SOUTHWICK — I would like also to congratulate the Jewish Community Council of Victoria (JCCV) for voting in its plenum on 3 August in support of the affiliation of … Continue reading

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1999 AJDS letter re Aleph Melbourne membership denied by JCCV

11 May, 1999 In a momentous and shameful vote of the Jewish Community Council of Victoria, on Monday 10 May, the Jewish Gay support group, ALEPH was refused membership of the JCCV. It has been only a generation since Jews … Continue reading

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Aleph Melbourne – Championing LGBTIQ inclusion and advocacy in the Jewish community

20 December 2017 January 1995 saw the formation of a social group for gay Jewish men in Melbourne. The group was called Aleph Melbourne, to be distinct from the now long-defunct Aleph Sydney. The need for a separate men’s group … Continue reading

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Australian Jewish community stands on the right side of history

Thanks go to the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies, the Jewish Community Council of Victoria, and the Executive Council of Australian Jewry for standing on the right side of history in declaring support for marriage equality. Thank you @ECAJewry @NSWJBD … Continue reading

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