Italy’s Catholic Scouting Organization Wrestles With LGBT Inclusion

Italian scouting programs have had mixed gender scouting experiences for the last fifty years, but they have just recently started grappling with LGBT people in the Catholic church run organization. Read More

Diocese Tried to Silence Gay Student’s Graduation Speech–But Failed

A Kentucky high school senior was recently forbidden to give his graduation speech at a... Read More

Melbourne Archdiocese Releases Guidelines for Schools to Support LGBT Kids

Australia’s Melbourne Archdiocese has released a document which encourages its 330 schools to approach LGBT students with support and tolerance. The resource is  an alternative to a government program, Safe Schools, with which church officials disagreed. However, the new document is not without its own controversies. Read More

College KofC Grand Knight Ousted Over Sexuality

Andrew Keyes, a graduating senior at Saint Anselm’s College,New Hampshire, has been forced to resign from his role of Grand Knight at the school’s chapter of Knights of Columbus (KofC) over controversy surrounding his sexuality. Read More

NEWS NOTES: Trans Health, Fr. Martin, LGBTQ+ Poster, Successful Fundraiser, and Gay Baseball Player

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

Catholic School Principal Resigns After Ejecting Lesbian Social Worker from Campus

The principal of a Philadelphia-area Catholic school has resigned after a protest by students who were upset at the administrator's decision to eject invited speaker Margie Winters from the campus.  Winters made news a few years ago when she was fired from another Catholic school because of her marriage to a woman.  Read More

Seattle U Community Roiled by Student Newspaper Disappearance and Administration’s Response

Seattle University's LGBTQ+ community and allies are left outraged and concerned about what kind of school environment the administration is fostering after a Jesuit faculty member admitted removing student newspapers which contained a cover photo from the  campus drag show. The remarks of the school’s president have added to the controversy. Read More

Sixth-Grader’s Marriage Essay Causes Stir in Her Catholic School

Annabelle Thies is a Vermont sixth-grader who has come to the easy conclusion that you can both be supportive of LGBTQ rights and Catholic--something that people much older than her continue to struggle with. And it seems her mother may have lost her job because of her daughter’s opinion. Read More

CAMPUS CHRONICLES: Fordham Students Call for Trans-Friendly Dorm Policy

Students at Jesuit-run Fordham University have come out in support of a trans-friendly dorm policy for students residing in the Bronx university’s residence halls in a recent school newspaper editorial. Read More

Who Should Be Allowed to Speak on LGBTQ Issues at Notre Dame?

The University of Notre Dame is under fire for allowing a speaker who formerly identified as gay and is now living as a chaste Catholic to lecture on campus.  Read More