Boston College Faculty Publish Letter Criticizing University’s Trans-Exclusionary Survey

Faculty and staff at Boston College have published an open letter criticizing university officials for being exclusionary of transgender and non-binary people in a campus survey. Read More

Campus Priest Withdraws from Student Housing Post After LGBTQ-Negative Comments

A priest at the University of Portland has resigned temporarily from his position as a minister in student housing just hours before a scheduled protest calling for his removal due to LGBTQ-negative comments and social media activity. Read More

Worcester Bishop Will Not Attend Holy Cross Graduation After Pro-LGBTQ Protests

A controversy in the Diocese of Worcester over one Catholic school's decision to fly Pride and Black Lives Matter flags continues to intensify. Now, protests may have led the bishop to withdraw from graduation at one local college. Read More

Catholic Universities Celebrate LGBTQ Students with Queer Prom and Pridefest

Two campus news stories show the LGBTQ progress that continues to be made in Catholic higher education. Read More

New Document on Catholic Schools Mixed On Question of LGBTQ Employment Disputes

The Congregation for Catholic Education has released a new document on Catholic identity that could impact how LGBTQ issues, particularly related to employment, are addressed. Read More

Saint Peter’s U. President Explains Why He Implemented Gender Neutral Bathrooms

Saint Peter's University has had a remarkable run in March Madness, advancing further in the tournament than nearly everyone expected. But America highlighted the other aspects that make this Catholic college special, including a note about LGBTQ inclusion. Read More

Bishops Help Sink Pro-Transgender Policy Proposal at University of North Dakota

The bishops of North Dakota have successfully helped end a policy proposal at one of the state's main university that would have expanded transgender protections.  Read More

75% of Dutch Catholics Support Marriage Equality in the Church; And Other News

Today's post includes news about a new survey of Dutch Catholics and their views on marriage equality, as well as other news items. Read More

DePaul University Allows Students to Self-Identify Gender in School Records

DePaul University recently implemented the option for students to self-select their gender identity on the school’s online portal. Read More

University of St. Thomas Launches LGBTQIA+ Literature Course; More Campus Updates

The spring semester is beginning with a new LGBTQ-specific literature course at one Catholic college. Today's post includes this story and other news from Catholic higher education. Read More