The editorial board of Georgetown University’s student newspaper is calling for the Jesuit school to reform its annual pro-life conference to distance the meeting from a deceased anti-LGBTQ prelate, as well as from anti-LGBTQ organizations and speakers.
About Melissa Feito
Melissa is an audio producer and writer based in Florida, where she is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Journalism and Communications. Previously, Melissa lived in Washington, D.C. where she was a producer for the long-time religion news public radio show Interfaith Voices. From churches stepping up to shelter migrants on the southern border, to the growth of neo-pagan communities, and the way religious traditions are kept alive through food, Melissa has covered a wide range of topics and continues to be interested in how belief, in all its forms, influences almost every aspect of our world. She received her B.A. from Tufts University, where she was a leader in the Catholic chaplaincy and a member of the Interfaith Student Council.
Entries by Melissa Feito
Ben Hodge, a 20-year-old university student in the United Kingdom, always knew he was different. “I wasn’t comfortable being a girl, so I would spend a lot of time in front of the mirror just wondering what was wrong with me? Why am I not happy,” he said.
Sr. Luisa Derouen, a member of the Dominican Sisters of Peace and long time spiritual companion to transgender people, has published an essay reacting to Bishop Thomas Paprocki’s controversial, transphobic policy published in January.
The Pride Center of Staten Island announced it would be having a “Gay St. Patrick’s Dance” this coming Saturday after having been banned from marching in the Staten Island St. Patrick’s Day parade.
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has agreed to hear a case that may dramatically change laws regarding religious exemptions from non-discrimination laws.
The Pride Center of Staten Island has once again been denied permission to march in Staten Island’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade.
LGBTQ Catholics and allies are responding critically to a new transgender policy set by the Diocese of Springfield’s Bishop Thomas Paprocki.
Catholic schools in Florida that have LGBTQ-negative policies have received millions of dollars in state funding, according to a new investigation.
New court records reveal that a Catholic high school received bomb threats last year after deciding to include same-gender wedding announcements in its alumnae magazine.
The Spanish-Catholic magazine Vida Nueva has profiled two gay men who encountered very different experiences within the Catholic Church.
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