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June 23, 2012

An Australian major in the Salvation Army has refused to disavow himself from the organization's belief that unrepentant homosexuals are deserving of death in the eyes of God

A senior Salvation Army officer has repeatedly refused to disavow the organization’s belief that homosexuals are deserving of death when challenged on Australian gay radio.

Major Andrew Craibe, the Media Relations Director of the Salvation Army Australia’s Southern Territory, was speaking to Melbourne gay radio station Joy FM on Thursday to encourage people to donate towards the organization’s charitable works following a boycott call by pop star Darren Hayes.

June 17, 2012

Former Savage Garden singer Darren Hayes has suggested that LGBT people donate to other charities over the Salvation Army in Australia over its anti-gay views

Australian pop star Darren Hayes has asked LGBT people to think carefully before donating to the Salvation Army in Australia after learning that the organization believes homosexuals must stay celibate and would refuse full membership to anyone in an active same-sex relationship.

‘Important for gay people to know the true position of the Salvation Army when considering who to donate to,’ the former Savage Garden singer tweeted to his 60,883 followers on Friday.