“Made in God’s Image:” Waithe’s Met Gala Cape and LGBTQ Catholics

Lena Waithe strode onto this year’s Met Gala red carpet with an unmistakable message that came in a bright rainbow cape draped around her shoulders. Her message was one that LGBTQ Catholics make every time they show up at church. Read More

Taking LGBTQ and Catholicism ‘One Day at a Time”

Netflix’s “One Day at a Time,” a reboot of the 1970s Norman Lear sitcom of the same name, has been portraying modern experiences of coming out to a Catholic family in a refreshingly honest way. Read More

Fr. Martin’s Second Edition Keeps the LGBT Conversation Moving

“It dawned on me that it’s having someone in a collar say these things, from the pulpit that is really resonating with people” Read More

Untangling the Experiences of Being ‘Queer and Catholic’

"Queer and Catholic: A life of contradiction," is a new autobiography by a gay Catholic man in the United Kingdom who recounts his developments in sexuality and spirituality and where those two areas converged Read More

Sam Smith’s New Song Challenges Anti-LGBTQ Catholicism

Openly gay pop singer Sam Smith’s most recent album The Thrill of it All includes... Read More

Catholic Play at Stonewall Inn Asks Important Questions About Faith and Identity

"I wrote this play because I was—I am—struggling with my faith. The question is not whether I ought to be Catholic but rather: How ought I to be Catholic? What kind of Catholic am I to be? How can I continue to nurture my relationship with God, a relationship anchored in the church, but also acknowledge that I want change?" Read More

NEWS NOTES: Transgender Jesus Play Banned, Celebrating Pride in Malta, and More

Pride celebrations last month were particularly joyful in Malta where same-gender marriages had become legalized September 1, 2017. Other news items concern an adoption lawsuit involving Catholic Charities and a banned play about transgender Jesus. Read more... Read More

Brazilian Activists Push Church to Recognize Queer “Saint”

In 1614, a man named  “Tibira,” a member of the Brazilian indigenous Tupi tribe, was executed by a group of French Christian missionaries. His crime? Sodomy. Now one LGBT activist was to make Tibira a "queer saint". . . Read More

“Going to Wings”: A Catholic Lesbian’s Memoir of Coming Out

Today’s post is from guest blogger Sandra Worsham, author of  Going to Wings, the memoir... Read More

In Interviews In All Kinds of Media, Fr. Martin Offers Insights to His New Book

As I’ve noted before, Jesuit Fr. James Martin’s new book Building a Bridge:  How the Catholic... Read More