Australia

School Renames Mother’s Day Event: ‘We No Longer Subscribe to a Binary World’

School Renames Mother’s Day Event: ‘We No Longer Subscribe to a Binary World’
An Australian school renamed a Mother’s Day fundraiser this year and plans to do the same with a Father’s Day event because, the principal says, the world has changed.

Rugby Star Apologizes for ‘I Love You Jesus’ Easter Post after Backlash

Rugby Star Apologizes for ‘I Love You Jesus’ Easter Post after Backlash
A controversy over an Australia rugby player’s Bible-themed social media comments has led to an even more bizarre incident – a rugby player apologizing for his Easter post.

Rugby League to Fire $1M Star Player over Bible Verse Post on Homosexuality

Rugby League to Fire $1M Star Player over Bible Verse Post on Homosexuality
An Australian rugby star who makes more than $1 million per year is set to be fired in the coming days for posting a Bible verse about homosexuality on social media and urging his followers to “turn to Jesus.”

Australian Cardinal Sentenced to Six Years for Sexually Assaulting Children

Australian Cardinal Sentenced to Six Years for Sexually Assaulting Children
Australian Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in prison on Wednesday after being convicted in December on five counts of sexually abusing children.

Why Is this Fashion Model Making Headlines?

Why Is this Fashion Model Making Headlines?
Madeline Stuart is an Australian fashion model. As the Washington Post reports, she is in “high demand” today. Madeline’s career started when her mother arranged a professional photo shoot for her and put some of the pictures on Facebook. They went viral overnight, racking up more than seven million views.

Australia to Implement New Program that Has Kids Wearing Clothing of Opposite Gender

Australia to Implement New Program that Has Kids Wearing Clothing of Opposite Gender
Australia is introducing a new program in a handful of their grade schools that will have boys and girls wearing clothing of the opposite gender and wearing religious clothing including Islamic Burkas.

Australian Authorities Investigate Hillsong Founder for Allegedly Not Reporting His Father’s Crimes

Australian Authorities Investigate Hillsong Founder for Allegedly Not Reporting His Father’s Crimes
Authorities in Australia launched an investigation into Hillsong Church Founder Brian Houston, claiming that he did not report his father’s sex crimes to the proper authorities.

Assisted Suicide and Manipulating the Vulnerable: A Cautionary Tale from Down Under

Assisted Suicide and Manipulating the Vulnerable: A Cautionary Tale from Down Under
No matter what advocates claim, in the end, assisted suicide will eventually lead to the most vulnerable among us being pressured to die.

Pro-Life Politician Declares He’s a Woman to Rebut Pro-Choice Argument

Pro-Life Politician Declares He’s a Woman to Rebut Pro-Choice Argument
A pro-life male member of Australia’s Senate discovered a unique way this week to rebut a common argument by pro-choice politicians: He declared himself to be a woman.