1. Sanitarium ads raise question marks.
Federal Attorney-General Nicola Roxon’s department says Weet-Bix manufacturer Sanitarium – which advertises for job candidates who share its ”Christian-based principles” – is not a religious body, but would not say whether the company’s actions were unlawful.
2. Mission aviation engineer burned in accident in Papua New Guinea
3. Gay Family in the House: A Letter to President Obama
When I was a boy, I moved among multiple worlds, an experience you know well. My parents were of different ethnicities — my mother a Scotch-Irish farm girl, my father a newly-arrived Cuban immigrant; they divorced when I was young, and my life in rural Maine bore little resemblance to the rare summer weeks my brother and I spent in Miami’s Little Havana. I was a Seventh-day Adventist Christian, but I was also gay, which I knew at age six. Running like an undercurrent through all my identities was the subject of class: My family was on welfare during most my childhood; even in our best years, we were among the working poor.