God’s Transgender Quality and Our Call to Take Risks

At the beginning of this month, The New York Times ran an op-ed with the provocative... Read More

Putting Pope Francis’ “Ideology of Gender” Comments in Context

Today’s post is by guest blogger Cristina Traina, Professor of Religious Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.... Read More

Lesbian Student Ejected from Catholic Prom Welcomed by Neighboring School; More Updates on Previous Stories

At Bondings 2.0, we often find that there are almost always too many Catholic LGBT news... Read More

Counting the Educational Costs of LGBT-Negative Acts

When a Catholic institution expels an employee in an LGBT dispute or refuses to support LGBT... Read More

L.A. Religious Education Congress Hosts Workshop on Transgender Catholics

Nearly 40,000 people attend the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress each year, and this year... Read More

Catholic School’s New Policy Excludes Transgender Students from Enrolling

A Catholic school in Rhode Island explicitly is denying admission to transgender students in a... Read More

Trans Prisoner Writes Pope Francis After Priest Uses Slur Against Her

A trans prisoner in Malta is appealing to Pope Francis for mercy after allegedly being subjected... Read More

2015: A Miraculous Year for Love

What bothers me most about this common understanding of miracles, though, is that, in seeking the superstitious and super-natural, we miss the real miracles God performs in our world. 2015 was a year of miracles, miracles of love. I reflect on a few now so they are not lost. Read More

Transgender Education Policies Face Catholic Opposition in Canada, U.S.

The Edmonton Catholic School Board initially passed a policy on LGBT students, the latest step in a heated debate which has led many to doubt the Board's abilities and Education Minister David Eggen to mandate professional facilitation. Read More

Transgender Policy in Jeopardy After Delayed Vote By Catholic School Board

Catholic school leaders in Canada failed to approve a policy which would allow students to self-identify their gender, frustrating hopes of positive change after a controversy last year and earning stern criticism from the Education Minister. Read More