As another summer rolls around, a cool drink sounds good, but what else are we thirsty for, particularly as queer people?
About Mac Svolos
Mac Svolos (he/him) is a writer and advocate for church reform. He holds a B.A. in Sociology and Theology from Creighton University. He lives in Chicago.
Entries by Mac Svolos
Some of us queer Catholics can get stuck in “Depart from me, Lord.” It’s hard to make it to “Do not be afraid.”
“Gather the fragments left over,” says Jesus, “so that nothing will be wasted.”
“When I see Lil Nas X dancing into the depths of hell on a stripper pole, I see Jesus,” wrote Jordan DeSanto in a recent op-ed for the National Catholic Reporter.
A Catholic nun was included on a list of “19 incredible lesbians who are loud, proud and making the world a better place,” published by Yahoo News in honor of Lesbian Visibility Week.
Whether and how to mark Pride Month in Canada’s Catholic schools has been a point of contention in past years, and 2021 has been no different. Today and tomorrow, Bondings 2.0 will look at how two different Catholic school systems responded to requests to fly Pride flags.
The effects of growing up as a gay youth in a conservative Catholic setting have been long-lasting for one writer who recently described his experience in a newspaper column. He is not alone: research shows that growing up in an environment of intense shame often has deep psychological effects that can stay with a person for a lifetime.
An English fashion designer’s new collection reimagines elements of clerical garb with bright colors, rhinestones, and lingerie. With the glamorous, over-the-top looks, he hopes to contribute to reconciliation between the LGBTQ community and the Catholic Church.
As LGBTQ people await the outcome of Fulton v. Philadelphia, a U.S. Supreme Court case…
A transgender Catholic student in Canada is petitioning to be able to graduate with his chosen name on his diploma, and the student also hopes to make changes in educational policy so that others will have the same opportunity.
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