How are the creation stories in the Book of Genesis queer? To celebrate Pride Month, a theologian offers a biblical interpretation that challenges the dominant readings of God’s creation.
About Elise Dubravec
Elise Dubravec (she/her) is in her last year as a Master of Divinity student at the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University in Berkeley, CA. She centers her research, studies, and ministerial work on LGBTQ+ experiences and advocating for women's leadership and ordination.
Entries by Elise Dubravec
A Catholic parent of a transgender person is hesitant about stepping back into her parish after shifting to virtual services during the pandemic.
A Minnesota Catholic high school has barred students from bringing guests of the same sex/gender to the prom.
A new memoir by a trans/non-binary poet who grew up in a deeply conservative Catholic community tells a story of rebirth that connects LGBTQ reality to the message of Easter.
The group Catholic Lesbians at St. Francis Xavier Church, Manhattan recently shared with a local news outlet members’ experiences and joys of being part of a church community which welcomes their perspectives and contributions.
During my days in the closet as a practicing Catholic, I relied on LGBTQ+ movies, television shows, and books to understand why I felt the way I did. Out of all the LGBTQ+ stories I have consumed, only one has influenced me in ways I didn’t expect.
The Archdiocese of Indianapolis is appealing to the Indiana Supreme Court to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit brought by a fired gay employee.
St. Patrick’s Day is approaching and cities nationwide are planning parades to celebrate the Irish holiday. In Staten Island, New York, the organizers of a local parade remain unwilling to include LGBTQ people who want to march with rainbow pride.
Fr. Bryan Massingale is a leading voice in the mission of dismantling homophobic and racist elements of the institutional Catholic Church. Today’s post shares more of his story based on a recent profile of him.
The small island nation of Malta continues to be an outsized force for the Catholic LGBTQ movement. Two recent stories illustrate how Malta is advancing the conversation on LGBTQ people in the church.
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