New Ways Ministry Opposes Milwaukee Archdiocese’s New Anti-Transgender Policy

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee’s new anti-transgender guidelines are not only pastorally ineffective but also personally damaging in so many ways. Read More

Milwaukee Archdiocese’s New Gender Policy Bans Certain Transgender Medical Care

Another U.S. diocese has released anti-transgender guidelines under the guise of pastoral care, which, among other restrictions, prohibit the use of preferred pronouns and ban certain transition-related medical treatments on church property. Read More

Bishops Campaign Against U of North Dakota’s Pro-Transgender Proposal

A conflict is growing between two bishops and the University of North Dakota over the latter's proposed policy to help protect and support transgender and non-binary students. Read More

An LGBTQ Lens on Pope Francis’ Contentious Remarks About Parenting and Pets

Many observers criticized the pope for his take on parenting and pets, including theologian Lisa Fullam, a Bondings 2.0 contributor who also happens to be a veterinarian. Read More

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

Polish Diocese Apologizes for Inquiring about Abuse Survivor’s Sexual Orientation

Poland's bishops have condemned one diocese's questioning of an abuse survivor's sexual orientation in legal filings. Elsewhere in the country, a court has acquitted fully the artists being tried for their depiction of Mary with a rainbow halo. Read More

Bishop Encourages Parents to Opt Out of LGBTQ-Inclusive Sex Ed; And More News

Today's post includes news items about a bishop's opposition to public school sex education, the new home of Dignity/Washington, and more. Read More

Benedictine Monks Sever Ties with Catholic School Over Hiring of LGBTQ Coach

A religious community is severing its relationship with the Catholic school it once sponsored over school officials' decision to hire a lesbian staff member last year. Read More

Bishop Defends Call for LGBTQ People to Repent As LGBTQ Advocates Keep Pushing Back

The bishop behind a document that could see LGBTQ people banned from church life is defending it, while LGBTQ advocates continue challenging the bishop's call to "repent." Read More

New Podcast Celebrates Queer Catholic Love This Christmas Season

A new podcast celebrates queer Catholic love this Christmas season in the hope of sharing further the faith and the stories of LGBTQ people in the church. Read More