The Secular Spotlight Blog
In this ‘My View’ contribution for our Secular Spotlight blog, podcast host Trevor Bell argues why innate characteristics – such as gender, sexuality, race, et cetera – must be afforded greater protection from discrimination. And he explains why religious identity is not one of them.
While the case is yet to be made that religious freedom is under threat – as was demonstrated by the government’s own Ruddock Review into religious freedom – we can quite easily make the case that Aussies don’t have freedom FROM religion.
A teacher who felt compelled to leave his career as a teacher at Christian schools after coming out as gay, Hugo Walker today shares with us a letter that he has sent to Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
In this ‘My View’ piece for our Secular Spotlight blog, Rebecca Hack, who was principal at Berserker St State School in Rockhampton for 11 years, makes the case for the removal of religious instruction in Queensland’s state schools.
Belinda Hokins’ children have to stop their schoolwork when some of their classmates attend religious instruction class. In her My View contribution to our Secular Spotlight blog, the Queensland mum asks why religious instruction receives such special treatment in state schools.