DePaul University recently implemented the option for students to self-select their gender identity on the school’s online portal.
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.
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In a recent article published in the National Catholic Reporter, Joyce Calvo shares memories of her daughter, Alana Chen, while at the same time urging Catholic leadership to care for LGBTQ youth instead of condemning them to a fate of shame and despair.
Catholic universities in South Bend, Indiana recently hosted events to advocate and to honor transgender people.
During a papal plan press conference on his return from a recent visit to Greece and Cyprus, Pope Francis stated that “sins of the flesh are not the most serious,” but the sin of hatred and pride raise greater concern. This statement has caught the attention of some Catholic leaders concerned with LGBTQ issues.
Two bishops in Germany have contributed essays to a new book on Catholicism and LGBTQ issues, and in it they question the hierarchy’s traditional position on sexual morality.
A court has reinstated the discrimination lawsuit of an LGBTQ former church worker fired by a Catholic high school.
As we commemorate World AIDS Day today, we remember those who have lost their lives and honor all who courageously and lovingly open their arms to the suffering. Since the height of the AIDS epidemic in the 1990s, a gay couple in upstate New York have opened their home to people with the disease.
A transgender man’s lawsuit against a Catholic hospital will be allowed to proceed after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the case.
Scholars at a U.S. university gathered queer Catholic theologians and advocates of color for a dialogue to focus on the intersections of their experiences, including LGBTQ identities.
At Catholic university’s support for LGBTQ students was expressed recently through the Catholic liturgy.
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