Over years of thinking and questioning why I still stay, reluctantly, in the church, the same answer comes up: joy.
About Lindsay Hueston
Hailing from the Philadelphia suburbs, Lindsay Hueston graduated from Saint Joseph's University in 2016, where she majored in English and French, and minored in Faith-Justice Studies and Leadership, Ethics, & Organizational Sustainability. She then served as a Jesuit Volunteer in Seattle at a social justice-focused newspaper, sold on the streets by homeless/low income populations. Lindsay will soon be working for NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice as a Communications Associate, and is excited to continue working at the intersections of writing, faith, and justice.
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The designated gender-inclusive housing will be suite-style, meaning that students will live in a six-bedroom suite with a common space and shared bathroom.
“Announcing yourself to the world is pretty terrifying. What if the world doesn’t like you?”
A national Catholic lobbying organization has added pronouns to the data included in email signatures and business cards, signaling a major move toward trans inclusivity.
As 2018 comes to a close, here are some news briefs about the LGBTQ sphere on Catholic campuses.
This past summer, the United Kingdom has became the latest nation to ban “conversion therapy” for gay and lesbian people. Other nations and all churches should follow suit.
Over 600 students at a Catholic secondary school in Germany have protested the dismissal of a popular teacher trainee whose permanent job offer was rescinded when he disclosed his intent to marry his male partner.
A top student athlete at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY was disowned by her parents and completely cut off financially after they discovered she was gay.
Georgetown University has offered a full scholarship to an incoming student who was kicked out of his home because he was gay.
In order to fully welcome all people, the Catholic Church needs to realize that each of its members enters juggling different identities, struggling to determine which one of these is best to reveal at the door. The idea that each of us manages different identities (based on race, ethnicity, age, orientation, gender identity, economic status, and many other categories) is called “intersectionality.”
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