Catholic High School Threatens to Fire Lesbian Teacher, Asks Her to Dissolve Marriage to Wife

A Catholic high school in Indiana has asked a lesbian employee to dissolve her same-gender marriage if she wants to remain employed and threatened to fire her if she went public about the school's request. Read More

Catholic Schools Have Differing Responses to New Law Protecting LGBT Youth

Schools in Alberta, Canada, continue to make news concerning more inclusive policies regarding LGBT students and staff.  Some Catholic schools are supporting these policies, while others oppose them. Read More

LGBT Teachers in Ireland Get Support from National Organisation

Even though marriage equality has been the law of the land in Ireland since 2015, LGBT teachers there report having to publicly hide their identity in order to work at schools--both religious and secular institutions. Read More

Was Gum Chewing or Gender Identity the Reason for Denying Communion?

A transgender Catholic was denied Communion earlier this month, but the diocese has claimed it was not the communicant's gender identity at issue but their gum chewing during Mass. Read More

Fired Gay Catholic School Teachers Settles His Lawuit

A teacher who was fired from his job as a Catholic high school English and art teacher after marrying his same-sex partner has settled a lawsuit against the school. Read More

Not Everyone Was Happy When Scottish School Received an LGBT Award

A non-denominational Christian-based school in Scotland is facing backlash from a Catholic group after receiving an award for its inclusion of LGBT students. Read More

Iowa Student Works To Reform His Former Catholic High School

A gay teenager who is a former student of a  Catholic high school in Iowa, spoke out about discrimination there, and, in the process, set off a chain reaction of similar statements from other students, and a declaration defending the school from the principal. Read More

Lesbian Basketball Coach Denied Opportunity to Apply for Coaching Job

A basketball coach in Minnesota was not eligible to apply for a job at a... Read More

NEWS NOTES: Justin Bieber Supports Queer Catholic Fan; Catholic Politician Says Homosexuality a “Mental Illness”; And More

A variety of short news items on topics of Catholic LGBTQ interest. Click the links to learn more. Read More