This MLK Weekend, I Still Have Dreams

"I want to warn against moving too quickly to see the deep parallels between King’s quest for racial justice and LGBTQ strivings for equal justice." Read More

Bishops’ Support for Anti-Gay Law Contradicts Pope, Says Human Rights Watch Leader

The Catholic bishops in Ghana have taken a position on LGBTQ rights that is directly opposite to that of Pope Francis.  That is the position taken by an opinion writer in The Advocate, a leading U.S. LGBTQ news outlet.  Read More

Latin American Assembly Seeks Greater LGBTQ Pastoral Care, Denunciation of Violence

A major gathering of the Latin American church has called for greater LGBTQ pastoral care while condemning violence against the community. Read More

Global Network of Rainbow Catholics Seek Bishops Opposing Ghana Criminalization Effort

An international coalition of Catholic LGBTQ organizations has issued a statement calling on the Catholic hierarchy to “stand with the weak and the persecuted in Ghana,” in response to recent efforts in Ghana to further criminalize homosexuality. Read More

New Book Highlights South African Parish’s Work with LGBTQ Refugees

A new book chronicling LGBTQ refugees in South Africa aims to bring a positive light to the influences religion can have for the queer community. Read More

Catholics Establishing “Ex-Gay” Clinics in Ghana, Says Archbishop

One of Ghana's top bishops has announced the creation of conversion therapy facilities as part of an effort to stop homosexuality from causing Ghana to become a Muslim-majority nation. Read More

Ghana’s Bishops Endorse Bill to Criminalize “Abominable Practice” of Homosexuality

Ghana's Catholic bishops have endorsed a bill that seeks to criminalize LGBTQ people, saying they desired this "abominable practice" be made illegal. Read More

Catholic Leaders Praise New Ways Ministry Statement on LGBTQ Non-Discrimination

As Bondings 2.0 reported yesterday, more than 250 theologians, church leaders, writers, and scholars have endorsed a statement calling for Catholics to support LGBTQ non-discrimination protections. Read More

250+ Theologians, Church Leaders Endorse New Ways Ministry Non-Discrimination Statement

New Ways Ministry has released a theological statement supporting LGBTQ non-discrimination that was endorsed by more than 250 of the nation's leading Catholic theologians, church leaders, scholars, and writers.  Read More

Caribbean Archbishop Offers Partial Defense of Pride Month as a Social Justice Issue

The archbishop of a Caribbean nation has called gender ideology “diabolical” because, he says, it goes against the “understanding of the human person." At the same time, he acknowledged the need to stop discrimination against LGBTQ people, especially in the Caribbean.  Read More