Celebrate Pride with a Queer Reading of Genesis’ Creation Stories

How are the creation stories in the Book of Genesis queer? To celebrate Pride Month, a theologian offers a biblical interpretation that challenges the dominant readings of God’s creation. Read More

As Local Synod Reports Published, LGBTQ Issues Named as Top Priority for Church

As the local listening portion of the Synod on Synodality concludes this summer, reports worldwide are being released which identify LGBTQ issues as needing attention in the church. Today's post highlights several of these reports. Read More

New Ways Ministry Launches New Book on LGBTQ Non-Discrimination

A new publication from New Ways Ministry makes the case for why and how Catholics should support non-discrimination initiatives for LGBTQ people in both church and society. Read More

Lesbian Democratic Nominee for Oregon Governor Speaks About Catholic Upbringing

Tina Kotek is currently running for governor in Oregon, having won the Democratic nomination in the state's primaries last week. Kotek is counting on her previous experience, including her Catholic upbringing, to convince voters that she is ready to move to the governor’s mansion. Read More

Review: Yunuen Trujillo’s New Book Is Essential Reading for Starting LGBTQ Ministry

Yunuen Trujillo’s "LGBTQ Catholics: A Guide to Inclusive Ministry" provides an essential roadmap for starting and growing LGBTQ ministry. Read More

How Can I Stay? Finding Manna in the Desert of Exclusion

How could I stay in an institution that made God’s love so small, so exclusive? Read More

More Canadian Catholic School Districts Allow Pride Flags to Fly This June

The decision of whether or not to fly Pride flags during the month of June has roiled many Catholic school districts in Canada for several years. This month has been no different as one school board denied requests from one school to show LGBTQ+ support, but progress is being made. Read More

Jesuit School Stands Firm As Bishop Strips It of Catholic Designation Over Pride Flag

A Jesuit school in Massachusetts has said it will not take down Pride and Black Lives Matter flags after the local bishop announced the school would no longer be designated as a Catholic one. Read More

Leading Theology Society Calls on U.S. Bishops to Reconsider Its Anti-LGBTQ+ Efforts

A leading organization for Catholic theologians has approved a resolution affirming its support for LGBTQ+ people and calling on church leaders to roll back their efforts against equality. Read More

After 26 Year Fast, Gay Abuse Survivor Told by Pope Francis to “Take Communion”

Pope Francis has told a gay survivor of clergy sexual abuse to "take Communion" after the survivor had refrained from doing so for 26 years, in part because of his sexual orientation. Read More