Anti-Transgender Leaflets Accidentally Given to Catholic Students; Other Education Updates

Two English dioceses are apologizing after an anti-LGBTQ leaflet was distributed to students in Catholic schools. Today's post features this story and two other news items from the realm of Catholic education. Read More

Catholic University in Houston Cautiously Embraces LGBTQ Events

The University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas, has approved funding for two LGBTQ-focused events on campus for the coming school year. Read More

Pioneering Gay Couple Establish Scholarship Fund for Catholic LGBTQ Youths

A Catholic gay couple in Kentucky have established a scholarship fund for Catholic LGBT college students. Read More

Catholic University Investigating Students Accused of Anti-LGBTQ Attack on IDAHOBIT

Officials at a Catholic university in France are investigating students who attacked LGBTQ campaigners during the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), while in Italy, Catholics joined in affirming commemorations of the day. Read More

Holy Cross Officials Rebuke Bishop’s Anti-Transgender Comments as “Offensive”

Top officials at the College of the Holy Cross have rebuked a local bishop's comments disparaging transgender people, saying the bishop was "deeply hurtful and offensive." Read More

Bishop Says Gender Transitions Are Equivalent to Having Hand Amputated for a Pirate Hook

A bishop in Massachusetts has compared gender transitions to someone having their hand amputated to install a pirate hook, suggesting that transgender identities are "rooted in unsupportable science" and are more akin to the heresy of Gnosticism. Read More

Marian U. Students Push Back Against Restrictions on LGBTQ Club

Student leaders at Marian University, Indianapolis, are pushing back against the school’s restrictions on events held by the Marian Alliance, an LGBTQ student group. Read More

CAMPUS CHRONICLES: College President Backs Transgender Student in Philippines; Campus Drag Fundraiser Cancelled; And More

With graduations now underway, today's post features a round-up of LGBTQ-related happenings in Catholic higher education this past semester. Read More

Seton Hall LGBTQI+ Students Tell University What They Need

LGBTQI+ students at Seton Hall University are working to have their voices heard across the campus community, and especially in the classroom.  Read More

Seattle University Institutes Gender Inclusive Policies for Student Housing

In February, Seattle University joined a growing group of Jesuit colleges to approve gender-inclusive housing policies for undergraduate resident students. Read More