Gay CBS Journalist Alleges Discrimination By Louisiana Catholic School

A journalist is calling for education leaders to have “courage” in their of support LGBTQ+ people after he went public about discrimination he faced at a Catholic school. Read More

Ontario Catholic School Board Restricts Student Access to LGBTQ+ Books

The Waterloo Catholic District School Board, in southwest Ontario, recently restricted access to books that portray LGBTQ+ characters, making the texts unavailable to some students. Read More

Kerala’s Bishops Warn Pro-Gay Film Will Lead to “Chaos in Society”

Catholic bishops in a southern state of India are protesting what they claim is the promotion of homosexuality after a new film was released that advocates for LGBTQ+ rights. Read More

Catholic Layman Launches “Queer Bible” in Switzerland; And More News

The posts today and tomorrow feature stories and commentaries not yet covered this, with links provided if you would like to learn more. Read More

Drag Performer Arrested After Controversial Performance of the “Lord’s Prayer”

A drag performer in the Philippines has been arrested following a controversial act involving the Lord's Prayer. Read More

New Oral History Project Collects LGBTQ+ and Ally Catholics’ Stories

An oral history project gathering the stories of queer Catholics is underway at the Center for LGBTQ & Gender Studies in Religion at the Pacific School of Religion, California. Read More

New Podcast, “Dear Alana,” Highlights Dangers of Conversion Therapy in Catholicism

In a new eight-episode podcast, “Dear Alana,” Simon Kent Fung hopes to raise awareness and accountability around the danger of conversion therapy in Catholic spaces. Read More

Catholic Dating Cultures Needs to Better Include LGBTQ+ People, Writes Journalist

Queer dating in a cis- and heteronormative society comes with a bunch of cultural and social difficulties. Queer dating in the Catholic world often means additional obstacles for marginalized people seeking love. Read More

Bondings 2.0 Heads to Rome for the Synod!

A week from today, Bondings 2.0 editor Francis DeBernardo and I will begin reporting live from Rome on the  Synod on Synodality' first global assembly. Throughout this multi-year process, LGBTQ+ issues have been a recurring priority for the people of God. Read More

Catholic Summer Camp in Italy Closes After Firing Gay Teacher; And More News

Today's post includes news about a controversy at an Italian summer camp, new comments by former Irish president Mary McAleese, and more.  Read More