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Apr 21, 2017

After campaigning against Australian LGBTI kids, ACL turns its attention globally

The group that led the campaign against Safe Schools now wants to stop Australian aid funding being spent on sexual health services and education.

Josh Taylor — Journalist

Josh Taylor

Journalist

Not content with having bullied state governments in New South Wales and Tasmania into dropping the Safe Schools program designed to help LGBTI students, the Australian Christian Lobby has set its sights on banning Australian government aid for LGBTI youth across the globe and banning funding of women's reproductive health services.

In a submission to the federal government's foreign policy white paper, the lobby group said that "many aid workers" were surprised that "provision of clean water, housing and electricity" was being "put aside" in favour of sex education.

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