The BEST Catholic LGBTQ News Stories of 2019

Here are the top ten BEST Catholic LGBTQ news events of the past year.  As you will see, there has been a lot to celebrate these past 12 months! Read More

The WORST Catholic LGBTQ News Stories of 2019

Today we provide the results of the top 10 worst news events, and tomorrow we will close out the year with the top ten best. Read More

On Holy Family Sunday, A Father’s Plea to Church Leaders

On this feast day of The Holy Family, I want to shout to our Church leaders to review the viability of Church teaching when it comes to same-sex activity, to own at least partial responsibility for the hate and ignorance and pain that my son and countless others have had to overcome, and to examine whether this teaching is enhancing souls and is consistent with Jesus’ message of love and inclusiveness. Read More

Lesbian Softball Coach Fired Over Same-Gender Marriage; Other News Items

Today's post includes stories about a lesbian softball coach fired for being in a same-gender marriage, another fired church worker's settlement in her discrimination lawsuit, and how the Vatican funded the Elton John biopic.  Read More

Fr. James Alison Tells the Story Behind the Phone Call from the Pope

"Had it not been for what I consider the miraculous intervention of the Holy Father, I would have simply been another failed priestly statistic, chewed over by a no-longer serviceable canonical system." Read More

Vote for the Best and Worst Catholic LGBTQ News of 2019!

As we have done every year since 2012, Bondings 2.0 is turning to its readers to ask “What were the best and worst Catholic LGBTQ news events of 2019?”  Read More

Christmas Eve: Our God Is Near!

Jesus chose to identify himself with those overlooked, ignored, and discriminated against in society and called them his most beloved, his “friends.” Read More

A Queer Response to Hallmark Christmas Programming

When Hallmark recently wavered between caving to pressure from conservative Christians and claiming to support the LGBTQ community, one central element was missing from the controversy's discussion: Christmas. Read More

The Glory of God Shall Be Revealed–And All Will See It Together!

The voices of LGBTQ+ Christians are not futile; their cries are not in vain. Rather, their stories, their lives, their voices help announce the Reign of God, preparing the way for the Glory of God. Read More