Author’s Debut Novel Features Queer Catholic Protagonist with a Happy Ending

For LGBTQ youth, Catholic school can be a fraught experience. In a debut novel, The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School, Sonora Reyes gives the protagonist who is a queer, Catholic school student a happy ending. Read More

Vatican Official Welcomes LGBTQ People to World Meeting of Families This June

A key Vatican official has affirmed that LGBTQ families will be welcomed at the World Meeting of Families occurring later this month, but any specific mention of LGBTQ issues is absent from the program. Read More

What About the Brownies?

Did they just show up in my bag? Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Catholicism Must Rethink All of Sexuality and Gender Ideas to Make Progress on LGBTQ Issues

I propose we consider not just 'sexual abuse' but 'abuse of sexuality.' " Read More

Papal Appointments of LGBTQ-Positive Bishops Is Evidence of Shift in Church

Appointments by Pope Francis made this week continue enforcing the idea that winds in the church have shifted and being an LGBTQ-positive church leader is no longer a barrier to leadership. Read More

Archdiocese, Catholic School Negotiating After Teachers Strike Over LGBTQ Author

A compromise is being reached between an English archdiocese and the staff of a Catholic school after a long standoff that emerged when the archdiocese banned an LGBTQ young adult author from speaking to students and faculty. Read More

As Pride Month Begins, Reflections on Marriage from a Gay Catholic

Getting married to Damian was an act of faith that has yielded grace upon grace. Read More

Pope Francis Appoints LGBTQ-Positive Cardinal as Head of Italian Bishops’ Conference

Pope Francis has chosen an LGBTQ-positive prelate as the new head of the Italian episcopal conference, which has the added significance that he was one of three names put forward for the post by the bishops' themselves. Read More

New Ways Ministry Welcomes Cardinal-elect McElroy

A new cardinal with a strong LGBTQ-positive record. Read More

Come and Drink the Water of Life

As another summer rolls around, a cool drink sounds good, but what else are we thirsty for, particularly as queer people? Read More