Steering Committee

Our Board is: Natalie Cooper Natalie Cooper is a Sydney Christian who attends an Anglican church. She grew up in the Baptist church in Perth. Natalie’s professional background is in nursing; she currently works in healthcare business development and is also...

Glossary

Lesbian A term used to describe women attracted romantically, erotically, and/or emotionally to other women. Gay A term used to describe individuals who are primarily emotionally, physically, and/or sexually attracted to members of the same sex. More commonly used...

Our mission

To connect LGBTIQ+ people and advocates across the Australian church, resourcing and equipping them and their churches to be a truly welcoming and affirming Australian church; one which acknowledges, respects and utilises the gifts of all, regardless of sex, sexuality...

Our values

The Membership of Equal Voices undertakes to: Boldly proclaim Christ’s love for all people, regardless of their gender, sex, and sexual orientation; Value the voices of all in the church, especially those not usually heard; Honour the value and equality of committed,...

Why we exist

Within contemporary Australian churches, the body of Christ is divided over issues of sex, sexuality and gender. There remains division and debate over the acceptance, welcome, affirmation and full inclusion of Christians who are LGBTIQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual,...

Who are we?

Equal Voices is a movement of Australian Christians responding to the call of Jesus to be reconciled with one another in the body of Christ. We acknowledge that the church, globally and locally, has often failed to be Christlike, and has been flawed in its...