Catholics in predominantly-Muslim Indonesia have become vocal opponents of a new provincial order aimed at suppressing LGBTQ+ people in education, as the Catholics argue the order could institutionalize discrimination.
About Bobby Nichols
Bobby Nichols (he/him/his) has a background in Theology and Education with degrees from Xavier University and Villanova University. He spent six years serving as a high school Theology teacher and director of retreats in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. Currently, Bobby serves as a Rector at the University of Notre Dame.
Entries by Bobby Nichols
The Association of Catholic Priests in Ireland (ACP) is supporting conversion therapy ban and calling for additional research on these “ineffective and harmful” practices, all as part of a national inquiry about the topic.
Alumni, families, and students of a Catholic school in the Diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana, are demanding more support for LGBTQ+ students after the diocese imposed a set of anti-transgender policies.
The Diocese of Lafayette, Louisiana is implementing a new policy requiring students, parents, faculty, and staff at Catholic schools to wear clothing and use the pronouns of “each person’s God-given sexual identity and biological sex at birth.”
A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a gay former Catholic school teacher’s discrimination lawsuit, which came after he was fired over eventual plans to marry his boyfriend.
High school students in Australia have forced a Catholic teacher to resign after forcibly outing him as gay via TikTok.
A Catholic trans man’s book review of an Evangelical queer woman’s journey of acceptance is a reminder that “Being an open, visible part of the LGBTQ+ community in a Christian church is never an easy task,” especially when “that visibility to give voice to the dignity of LGBTQ+ people in the face of a Christian culture that would prefer to erase various identities.”
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