TRUE OPINION: GAY CONVERSION THERAPIST USES ‘COMING OUT’ AS DISTRACTION FROM INFLICTING EVIL! Rationalising cruelty in the name of God
A fortnight ago, a prominent member of the “ex-gay movement” in America announced he had left his wife of 34 years and was now in a relationship with a man as he could no longer deny his “non-negotiable” needs. As a ‘gay conversion therapist’ it is likely though that David Matheson has heaped untold damage to countless of other gay men prior to his own ‘coming out’, writes Tim Kent.
Teenagers, Jack and Jennifer Edwards, were killed mid-last year at their Western Sydney home in what police say was a ‘planned attack’ by their estranged father, John Edwards. There was also a third victim. Their heartbroken mother, Olga Edwards, committed suicide just a month ago, unable to face the trauma of living without her children. Questions are now being asked as to why the 68-year-old financial services worker was able to have possession of not one but two powerful handguns given his history and background, writes Tim Kent.
The Catholic Church is refusing to comply with the key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Institutional Child Abuse – to report to authorities any confessions to priests from guilty parties who have admitted committing or enabling sexual abuse. Is it really on spiritual grounds, or is it the last bastion of protection and concealment? Tim Kent with his view.
ANALYSIS: An Australian Government bugging operation against our impoverished neighbours East Timor almost 15 years ago is still creating powerful ripples for some of its key players, with a spy-turned-whistleblower and his lawyer facing the real prospect of prison. All the while, former Foreign Minister Alexander Downer seems to have escaped proper attention for his role in this spying disaster. True Crime News Weekly’s Tim Kent with the lowdown.