Sam Smith’s New Song Challenges Anti-LGBTQ Catholicism

Openly gay pop singer Sam Smith’s most recent album The Thrill of it All includes... Read More

New Report Details Influence of Right-Wing Catholic Donors to Suppress LGBT Equality

The National Catholic Reporter recently published an expose on the activities and impact of right wing Catholic groups in the U.S., many of which have worked to suppress LGBT equality both in the church and in civil society. But there are signs of hope that these efforts ultimately fail. Read More

The Untold Story of Nuns’ Support of LGBT People

A story about LGBT ministry in the Catholic Church that needs to be told, re-told, and re-told again:  Catholic nuns have been LGBT people's strongest supporters among institutional church people.   Read More

Archbishop Expresses Support for Priest Who Came Out as Gay

A Wisconsin archbishop has expressed support for a priest in his archdiocese who came out as gay this past weekend. Read More

Gay Priest Comes Out to Parishioners’ Standing Ovations

A Catholic priest came out as gay to his parishioners at Mass this past weekend, drawing a standing ovation that is similar to what many gay priests have experienced when they came out publicly. Read More

Austrian Cardinal Criticizes Court’s Legalization of Marriage Equality

An Austrian Catholic cardinal who has often been outspoken in defense of lesbian and gay people has criticized his nation's recent high court decision which allows for same-gender couples to marry. What does this latest marriage equality victory teach us about Catholic leaders' responses to these issues? Read More

New Catholic Resource Looks at AIDS Through ‘Positive Faith’

Today is World AIDS Day, an annual remembrance to raise awareness of this disease, as well as to remember those who have passed on because of it and those who persevere as they live with HIV/AIDS. In the United Kingdom, one Catholic group has recently stepped up their work in regards to HIV/AIDS by releasing a series of videos and resources on their website.  Read More

Catholic Play at Stonewall Inn Asks Important Questions About Faith and Identity

"I wrote this play because I was—I am—struggling with my faith. The question is not whether I ought to be Catholic but rather: How ought I to be Catholic? What kind of Catholic am I to be? How can I continue to nurture my relationship with God, a relationship anchored in the church, but also acknowledge that I want change?" Read More

CATHOLIC LGBT HISTORY: Bishop Gumbleton’s Tour of LGBT Listening Sessions

When the history of LGBT issues in the Catholic Church gets written, a large chapter (or maybe several) will have to be devoted to Bishop Thomas Gumbleton, now a retired auxiliary bishop in Detroit, Michigan.   Read More

The Circular Journey to Catholic LGBT Equality

How can we move forward in a circle without ending up stuck in a spin? Read More