Several new surveys are showing that Generation Z overwhelmingly supports LGBTQ rights and desires more positive approaches from faith leaders on issues of gender and sexuality.
About Barbara Anne Kozee
Barb Kozee (she/her) is a Master of Divinity student at Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University concentrated in social ethics with interests in the intersections of gender, sexuality, and the family. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in International Political Economy from Georgetown University that informs her additional research focuses in religion, politics, and questions of moral authority.
Entries by Barbara Anne Kozee
As countries around the world consider legalizing same-gender marriage, Catholic bishops remain mostly opposed to and cautious about such developments.
A new survey is the first of its kind to document trends and major insights from LGBTQ Catholics and their families and allies in Latin America.
Clifford Longley argues for the inherent dignity of trans people, yet he does not unequivocally condemn transphobia as a sin. As LGBTQ people and allies, what do we do with Longley’s position?
As three Polish LGBTQ rights activists await trial, prominent Dutch priests, women religious, and lay leaders signed a letter to the public prosecutor calling the charges against the defendants “incomprehensible” and “downright shocking.”
U.S. actress Sharon Stone has urged Vatican officials to “listen to your pope and respect him” when it comes to LGBTQ issues. She made the comments earlier this year during the international film festival in Cannes, France.
Fr. James Martin, S.J., has called the space that Pope Francis is carving out for LGBTQ people “nothing short of revolutionary.”
The head of the religious community that oversees Benet Academy has expressed concern about the school’s hiring of an LGBTQ employee.
“I believe God invites each of us to stand in defense of any child of God who is being bullied, even if that means accompanying a sister in transition and standing guard outside of a bathroom stall.”
Queerness needs to be urgently centered and made visible as we listen and learn from the body of Christ.
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