After Initial Rejection, Georgetown University Opens LGBT Residential Community

Students at Georgetown University looking to explore gender and sexuality will now be able to do so in a new residential community, reported campus newspaper The Hoya. Read More

Is the University of Notre Dame Failing LGBTQ Students?

Five years ago, the University of Notre Dame released "Beloved Friends and Allies," a pastoral plan aimed at making the campus more inclusive and providing support to LGBTQ students. But one student has now written that efforts to promote diversity are not enough and that the University is failing its LGBTQ students. Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Less Pomp, More Humility Can Help Clerics Understand LGBT Issues

An Australian bishop calls on priests to eliminate clericalism in their lives and ministry. Such a development could greatly benefit the Church's relationship with the LGBT community. Read More

On LGBT Issues, Does Catholic Education Have to Choose Between Church and Culture?

Is Catholic higher education in the U.S. being forced to choose between church and culture on matters of gender and sexuality? Patricia Miller, a contributor for Religion Dispatches, leans towards yes. I'm not so sure. Read More

Against Right-Wing Pressure, Catholic Bishop and College Stand by Fr. James Martin

A Catholic college and Pennsylvania bishop are the latest public supporters of Fr. James Martin, SJ, after they refused to concede to right-wing activists who wanted the priest disinvited from a scheduled speaking appearance. Read More

Georgetown Students Vote to Preserve LGBT-Negative Group’s Funding

A student group at Georgetown University which promotes anti-LGBT views will retain its funding after facing student complaints. Read More

Georgetown Students Organize Against Campus Anti-Equality Group

Students at Georgetown University have begun organizing against an anti-LGBT campus group, which critics claim is intolerant and therefore should not receive University support. But censoring opposing voices is not the way for Catholic higher education to move forward. Here is the right way. . .  Read More

Madonna University Cancels Lecture by LGBT-Positive Theologian

Madonna University, a Catholic university in Michigan, has cancelled a lecture by notable theologian M. Shawn Copeland of Boston College due to right-wing attacks over the theologian's LGBT-positive stances. Read More

“Land O’Lakes” Statement Paved Way for LGBT Welcome in Catholic Higher Ed

It was fifty years ago this weekend when Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, CSC, president of the... Read More

Is Chick-fil-A Unsafe for Catholic Schools?

Are Catholic campuses made less safe for LGBTQ students when Chick-fil-A outlets are present? According... Read More