School With Banned Pride Mural Starts LGBTQ+ Educational Program

A month after a New Jersey priest ordered a charter school using church property to cover up a Keith Haring-inspired pride mural, the school has announced that it  will be rolling out an LGBTQ+ inclusive history program this fall. Read More

Stonewall’s Jubilee: A Time for Joyous Prayer

Today is the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion when LGBT customers of the Stonewall Inn gay bar in New York City resisted arrest during a raid and began four days of very public demonstrations for equality in the streets of Greenwich Village. Take a few moments to be quiet and pray in thanksgiving for all who have gone before us and paved the way for where we are now. Read More

Composer David Haas Releases Song for Pride Month About Being “Wonderfully Made”

Catholic liturgical composer David Haas released a new song for Pride month based on Psalm 139, which reads "I praise you for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Read More

Prominent Catholic Says “Jesus Would Be Attending the Pride Parade” After Bishop’s Homophobic Tweet

What is it about celebrating Pride that causes some Church leaders to react in strongly negative ways towards events which simply honor the dignity and value of LGBTQ people? Recent controversies this year have again shown the need for more education and dialogue or, at the very least, silence on social media. Read More

Historic Montreal Church Is Backdrop for Queer Love Story Dance Video

A dance performance video, entitled "Hallelujah," was set and filmed in Quebec’s historic Church of St. Pierre Apôtre. Its a queer love story produced by Matthew Richardson--and the church leaders were happy to host it.  Read More

Woman Arrested in Poland for Depicting Mary, Jesus with LGBTQ Rainbow

A human rights activist was arrested in Poland after distributing posters that show the Virgin Mary and Jesus with halos made of LGBTQ rainbows. Read More

Did Pope Francis Read and Like a New Book on Homosexuality and the Vatican?

Did Pope Francis read Frédéric Martel's controversial new book on homosexuality and the Vatican? One news report says yes and that he rather liked it. Read More

Alumnae Protest Catholic School’s Censorship of LGBTQ Book Reviews

Alumnae of Ursuline Academy in Cincinnati have responded in protest to the Catholic school’s censorship of LGBTQ book reviews in the student newspaper.  Read More

Pope Francis’ Comments to UK Comedian Stress the Human Dignity of Gay People

Pope Francis has made headlines again with a positive statement about gay people,, this time criticizing people who reject gay people, and making a strong statement about applying the church's social justice tradition to LGBT people.  Read More