North Carolina Pastor Reinvites Lesbian City Council Member to Catholic School After Canceling Event

A pastor in Durham, North Carolina has now reinvited a lesbian City Council member whom he had previously disinvited from a speaking engagement at the parish’s elementary school.  Read More

LGBTQI Pilgrimage to World Youth Day Brought Hope to Thousands

"We were there to advocate for the full rights and inclusion of LGBTQI people in the Catholic church. Our goal was mostly to meet with people, to be present and visible. We were standing as an intentional counter to any anti-LGBTQI official messaging" Read More

Between Ruddock and a Hard Place: Australia’s Cautionary Lessons on Religious Freedom

As the Masterpiece Cakeshop’s legal saga continues to unfold, LGBTQ people of faith are again caught between two legal aims: LGBTQ equality and religious freedom.  How can we use the law to curtail unjust religious discrimination against LGBTQ folk without inadvertently setting precedents that limit religious liberty? Read More

Pope Francis Met by LGBTQ Kiss-In During World Youth Day

Joyful protesters greeted Pope Francis during World Youth Day  celebrations with a kiss. LGBTQ activists organized a kiss-in, or “besaton” in Spanish, to coincide with the Pope’s visit to the events in Panama City, Panama . Read More

Catholic Schools CAN Lead the Way for LGBTQ Acceptance

A story of a simple, ordinary incident shows the power Catholic schools can have to promote LGBTQ acceptance. Read More

For Catholic Schools Week, Proposing a Simple Change that Could Save Transgender Lives

In 2019, Catholic educators should consider one simple step which could make a great impact in the safety and flourishing of transgender/gender non-conforming students. Read More

Catholic School Bars Father of Suspended Lesbian Church Worker from Retreat Programs

The father of a church worker suspended over her same-gender marriage has been barred from volunteering at the Catholic school where his daughter worked. Read More

Scotland Diocese Defends Links to “Ex-Gay” Therapy Resources on Website

Church officials in Scotland are defending the posting of "ex-gay" therapy resources on a diocesan website, raising anew many Catholic leaders' problematic and ambiguous stance to this horrible practice. Read More

Parents’ Voices Are Crucial in Creating Safer Catholic Schools

"The majority of parents are now empowered to speak truth to the knee-jerk reactions of nervous administrators. Their voice is growing. " Read More

Priest Says Gender-Neutral Children’s Clothing is “Demonic” and “Satanic”

What is the problem with gender-neutral children's clothing? It is "satanic" and "demonic" according to one Catholic priest. Read More