Fired Church Worker’s Lawsuit May Proceed Against Archdiocese, Court Rules

A federal court in Chicago has ruled that a fired gay church worker’s discrimination case against... Read More

Lesbian Teacher Reinstated in German School, As Georgia H.S. Band Director Wins Employment Case

The trend of church workers losing their jobs in LGBT-related employment disputes is not slowing, but thankfully community responses and legal improvements are pushing back. Below, Bondings 2.0 offers updates on several previous incidents, including the implementation of a Germany employment policy more welcoming of LGBT church workers. Read More

Changing the Conversation on Church Workers' Rights

It seems as if every few months, and sometimes weeks, Bondings 2.0 covers the story of a church worker who lost their job in an LGBT-related dispute made public. There are more than fifty such cases since 2008, but there are signs of hope as ecclesial forces increasingly resist these firings. Read More

Federal Commission Rules Gay Teacher's Firing Was Likely Discrimination

On this Easter Monday, Bondings 2.0 offers two positive updates regarding church workers and incidents of anti-LGBT discrimination. Read More

Obama's Executive Order Won't Deter Catholic Organizations That Reject Discrimination

President Obama’s executive order banning LGBT discrimination by federal contractors has received generally positive reactions... Read More

Fired Gay Teacher Files Legal Complaint in a Case Where Ironies Abound

The running controversy over LGBT people being fired from jobs in Catholic schools and parishes... Read More

Catholics Seek Justice in Church Worker Firings Cases

Employment disputes for LGBT and ally Catholic Church workers are making headlines nationwide. Below, Bondings... Read More

Fired Employees Seek Papal Audience; Theologian Looks at Discrimination's Root

The chorus of voices opposing the recent firings of LGBT people from Catholic institutions increased... Read More

As Firings and Restrictions Continue, So Does the Determination of the Faithful

It seems that almost every day, we receive news concerning employees from Catholic institutions being... Read More

Fired N.C. Gay Teacher Files Federal Discrimination Lawsuit

U.S. federal court will be the venue for the latest employment suit brought by an... Read More