The U.S.’ only historically Black Catholic college has celebrated its first Pride Week, which was an effort to show LGBTQ people the campus is “unequivocally their home,” according to one staff member.
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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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A Catholic school has warned a student they may face disciplinary action after the student waved a Pride flag during an assembly.
LGBTQ advocates in Mexico have demanded an apology from an archbishop after his disparaging remarks regarding marriage equality.
The hierarchy’s understanding of “scandal” helps them to justify anti-LGBTQ discrimination, a position with which Dr. Craig Ford disagrees and then turns the table on scandal.
In Connecticut, alumni of Catholic high school are challenging the institution’s gender identity policy, while in Texas, a Catholic high school is rumored to have fired its principal for not enforcing its policy on gender and sexuality.
A gay government official in Scotland has responded strongly and civilly on Twitter to to a homophobic email which blamed a recent church fire on his sexuality.
A Catholic university has implemented a plan to create a more inclusive campus, but LGBTQ students say the inclusion plan does not satisfy them.
A Minnesota diocese will review its policy towards LGBTQ students after initial news of the policy caused a protest by students and parents. What the final outcome of that policy will be, however, is still up in the air.
Yesterday, Bondings 2.0 featured the story of a Catholic school that denied re-enrollment to transgender student. Today, there are two more stories of how Catholic schools are failing to provide for their LGBTQ students.
A federal court in Indiana has sided with a Catholic high school on its decision to fire a guidance counselor because of her same-gender marriage, a decision now being appealed.
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