Gender-Inclusive Housing Now An Option at Saint Joseph’s University

The designated gender-inclusive housing will be suite-style, meaning that students will live in a six-bedroom suite with a common space and shared bathroom. Read More

College of Saint Rose Offering Free Chest Binders to Students

The College of Saint Rose, a Catholic school in Albany, NY, has made free chest binders available to all students through the college’s counseling center.  Read More

Bishop John Stowe Leads University of Notre Dame LGBTQ Retreat; Fr. James Martin Awarded

Two LGBT events at the University of Notre Dame are occurring in early 2019, signs that the campus is making further progress towards inclusion after the cause was stymied by administrators for so many years. Read More

Seton Hall Removes Link to Courage from Website

After pushback from a student, Seton Hall University has removed a link to Courage International from its website.  Read More

CAMPUS CHRONICLES: Round-Up of LGBTQ News at Catholic Colleges

As 2018 comes to a close, here are some news briefs about the LGBTQ sphere on Catholic campuses. Read More

Doesn’t Our Church Have Enough to Worry About Besides Gingerbread Houses?

As if the now all-too-run-of-the-mill negative comments about clergy were not ridiculous enough to listen to, one Catholic writer has found a holiday season-themed approach to express his homophobia and fear of femininity. Read More

Catholic College Stands in Solidarity with LGBTQ People. Who Else Will Do So?

A Jesuit college president has issued a statement in support of LGBTQ people. Why can't other Catholic schools do likewise? Read More

In Vatican Reversal, Gay-Positive Priest Granted Permission to Lead German University

A German priest has been granted Vatican permission to assume a university leadership to which he was elected earlier this year after, permission which first had been withheld over the priest's views on homosexuality and women. Read More

With Support from Friends, College, and Others, Gay Student Athlete Overcomes Hurdles

A top student athlete at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY was disowned by her parents and completely cut off financially after they discovered she was gay. Read More

Jesuit’s Coming Out Story Reminds Us We Are All Mysteries

Coming out stories never get old.  Each one is a gem:  a blend of overcoming fear, dealing with rejection, sometimes being surprised by acceptance, and feeling the freedom of being authentic.  Damian Torres-Botello, SJ, a staff member of the Performing Arts Department at the University of Detroit-Mercy, recently shared his coming out story with his campus. Read More