A federal court has ruled that a Catholic hospital violated the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by denying a transgender man gender-affirming healthcare.
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Andru Zodrow (he/him) is an honors undergraduate Political Science and Theology student at Seattle University, where he is a Sullivan Scholar. He is Editor-in-Chief of his school newspaper The Spectator, where he primarily reports on the Church, social justice movements and campus politics. Andru is active in Seattle U’s campus ministry and ethics bowl team, and enjoys theater in his freetime.
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A group of Protestant churches in North Carolina has filed an amicus brief supporting a gay plaintiff’s Title VII claim against the Catholic school that fired him in 2014, according to Law360.
A Catholic deacon has apologized after making anti-transgender comments on social media in the wake of the mass shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs last month.
A rowing coach at a Catholic high school in Ohio has resigned after a parent complained about the coach’s same-gender marriage, according to The Toledo Blade.
An Ohio Catholic cemetery has apologized for erasing a gay couple’s marriage date from the headstone of one member of the couple.
With the academic year underway, today’s post features three LGBTQ+ stories from Catholic Jesuit higher education.
Australian parents and educators are engaged in disagreement over the depiction of a gay couple in a recent production of School of Rock, produced by the Sydney Catholic Schools organization.
Theologian Craig Ford Jr. has penned an essay on the Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church website in which he analyzes how LGBTQ+ issues can be viewed through an African-American Catholic lens.
Several organizations, including two Catholic groups, have filed amicus briefs in a U.S. Supreme Court case which could decide on whether non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ+ couples are legal, according to Crux.
Pope Francis recently met with a group of Italian LGBTQ+ advocates to discuss building a more inclusive church, telling them to seek a church “that excludes no one.”
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