A transgender man was denied surgery as part of his medical transition by a Catholic hospital just minutes before it was about to begin.
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Jonathan Nisly is a writer and advocate living in Washington, DC. He graduated from Eastern Mennonite University in 2017 with a degree in Peacebuilding & Development. You can find his writings on DC's affordable housing crisis at HATdc.org and Greater Greater Washington.
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The Nebraska Catholic Conference has spoken out against a bill that would ban conversion therapy in the state. Conversion therapy refers to an attempt to change an individual’s sexual or gender identity through psychological treatment.
The Southern Poverty Law Center reported on a recent episode of a conservative Catholic anti-LGBTQ YouTube show as part of their “Hatewatch” investigation project.
The College of Saint Rose, a Catholic school in Albany, NY, has made free chest binders available to all students through the college’s counseling center.
A pastor in Durham, North Carolina has now reinvited a lesbian City Council member whom he had previously disinvited from a speaking engagement at the parish’s elementary school.
The intersection of queer and Catholic identities has drawn attention at two major events here in the U.S., with some interesting quotes for reflection.
After pushback from a student, Seton Hall University has removed a link to Courage International from its website.
Joyful protesters greeted Pope Francis during World Youth Day celebrations with a kiss. LGBTQ activists organized a kiss-in, or “besaton” in Spanish, to coincide with the Pope’s visit to the events in Panama City, Panama .
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