New Surveys Reveal Gen Z’s Desire for More LGBTQ-Positive Faith Communities

Several new surveys are showing that Generation Z overwhelmingly supports LGBTQ rights and desires more positive approaches from faith leaders on issues of gender and sexuality. Read More

Groundbreaking Survey Details Experiences of LGBTQ Catholics in Latin America

A new survey is the first of its kind to document trends and major insights from LGBTQ Catholics and their families and allies in Latin America. Read More

New Survey Finds 62% of U.S. Catholics Support Priests Blessing LGBTQ Couples

In a new survey conducted by America, a majority of U.S. Catholics said they believe priests should be able to bless same-gender couples, although responses to this issue were divided by a number of demographic variables. Read More

Realities of LGBTQ Injustices Should Not Lead to Despair, Says Fr. James Martin

To help better inform the church about injustices LGBTQ people face, Fr. James Martin, SJ, compiled some statistics for education. Then, he added a message of hope. Read More

New Studies Detail Surge in Catholic Support for LGBTQ Equality, Even As Inequities Remain

New studies have found that U.S. Catholic attitudes towards same-gender civil marriage and the overall acceptance of LGBTQ identities has increased exponentially over the last 30 years. Similar cultural patterns have emerged globally, although disparities persist in various parts of the world. Read More

Poland Reveals Damage That Catholic Officials’ Anti-LGBTQ Opposition Does to Church

If Catholic leaders are ever curious about the harm their LGBTQ-negative positions do to the life of the church, they need look no farther than Poland. A new survey shows just how severe that damage can be. Read More

New Study: Nearly Half of LGBTQ Adults in U.S. Are Religious, Including Many Catholics

A new study by the Williams Institute found that nearly half of LGBT adults in the U.S. identify as religious, and they are represented in every demographic and geographical area in the country. Read More

New Survey Reveals 40% of Australian Catholics Believe There Are More Than Two Genders

Forty percent of Australian Catholics believe there are more than two genders, according to results from a new study. Read More

Diocesan Survey Finds 86% of Catholics Seek Change in Church Teaching on Homosexuality

Listening sessions in an Irish diocese have found an overwhelmingly majority of Catholics there supporting changing the church's teachings on homosexuality, a finding that is "signs of life" according to one former priest and could enable a new future for the church. Read More

Michigan Catholics Strongly Support LGBT Civil Rights Protections

Michigan Catholics have voiced resounding support for legal protections for LGBTQ+ people in areas of housing and employment, according to a new statewide survey. Read More