The Caulfield Synagogue in Melbourne has disassociated itself from derisive comments made by one of its board members on social media against LGBTQI diversity. The …
Aleph Melbourne says they believe this to be the first ever apology from any Jewish community in relation to the mistreatment of LGBTIQ people.
“I’ve been called a queer, been told I’m trying to turn children into ‘strange people’, and been violently threatened”
“Sometimes the LGBTI community is its own worst enemy”
Advocates in the LGBTI community have expressed their dismay at Molloy’s resignation and the online criticism he received.
The announcement comes in light of recent concerns by members of the LGBTI community around the partnership.
In the recent five year aged care strategy of the council, which covers swathes of Melbourne’s south east, it included a focus on LGBTI residents for the first time.
A Melbourne K-12 school has become the first in Australia to sign up as a supporter of marriage equality, sitting alongside over 800 businesses and organisations.