TRUE OPINION: GAY CONVERSION THERAPIST USES 'COMING OUT' AS DISTRACTION FROM INFLICTING EVIL!   Rationalising cruelty in the name of God
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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.

TRUE OPINION: The family killer and the guns he should never have had
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TRUE OPINION: The family killer and the guns he should never have had

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.

TRUE OPINION: Be Afraid! The Politics of Fear
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TRUE OPINION: Be Afraid! The Politics of Fear

It was the supposed riot in Melbourne a few weeks ago on the streets of Collingwood involving almost 200 angry rap fans. Africans. Pacific Islanders. A bloke who had his leg amputated after a car sped at him in a targeted hit. Except, it turned out, he never lost a limb. Our Melbourne correspondent, Gary Johnston, takes a look at what else the local media may have got wrong for its own reasons.