Transgenderism and Culture


From the 1992 acclaimed movie, The Crying Game, the 1994 Australian movie, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, and 1999 Oscar-winning movie, Boys Don’t Cry, to this year’s award-winning film, The Danish Girl, transgenderism has arrived. Popular culture has given us Caitlyn (Bruce) Jenner, Chaz (Chastity) Bono and Chelsea (Bradley) Manning among a growing list of well-known transgendered personalities. Behind the cultural push stands social science arguing for gender flexibility in opposition to the traditional binary understanding of gender, driven by biology. This new gender theory is now widely accepted in academia and culture. It has become clear that transgender activism has followed a similar path as homosexual activism, using media, culture, education and anti-discrimination laws to secure the acceptance of the transgendered movement and the ‘queer theory’ that underpins it... [rest of the paper at link below]

Transgenderism and the gospel


Work as Ministry  - Dr Scott Rae (Talbot School of Theology)
A great talk on work as a vocation by Dr. Scott Rae at our 2015 Colloquium: Religion in the Public Square.

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Papers provided by yourCaN

Church and State 

PCV Statement on Refugees

PCV Statement on Human Rights

A Christian View on Voting at Elections

A Christian View on Homosexual Marriage - Campbell Markham

A Christian View on the High Court Decision on ACT Homosexual Marraige Act - 2013

A Christian View on the Criminalisation of Christianity and Free Speech

Church and State Relations

Freedom of Conscience and Religion

Religion in the Public Square

Legislating Morality?



Abortion - A Briefing Paper

Abortion - Decriminalisation?

Abortion and Reproductive Technology

Euthanasia and a Christian Response

Stem Cell Research Concerns

Sexual Revolution and a Christian Response

Transgenderism and the gospel


Climate Change

A Christian Response to Climate Change

Climate Change Questions

Global Warming - Australian Presbyterian


Dr. Peter Barclay Articles

Cobaw Vs. Christian Youth Camp

Is Equality Possible or Even Desirable?

Miracles in a Universe Closed System?


Saturday, April 29, 2017

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