Appeals Court Reinstates Fired LGBTQ Church Worker’s Discrimination Lawsuit

A court has reinstated the discrimination lawsuit of an LGBTQ former church worker fired by a Catholic high school. Read More

Gay Catholic Writes Moving Letter to Catholic School Student Forced to Remove Pride Shirt

In an open letter published on November 26 in The Baltimore Brew, a lifelong gay Catholic responded to a recent incident in which a seventh grade student at local parish school.was told by a parish priest to remove her Pride shirt. Read More

U.S. Bishops’ Ban Investments in Transgender Healthcare, But Not Fossil Fuels and Other Ills

New investment guidelines approved by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) this week mandate no investments be made in companies involved with gender transitions, even as they refused to divest from fossil fuels. Read More

Pro-LGBTQ Catholics Rally Outside U.S. Bishops’ Meeting Around Communion Denial

A network of U.S. Catholic reform groups held a demonstration outside the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops meeting to push back against attempts to deny Communion to pro-LGBTQ and pro-choice politicians. Read More

For the Synod, How About a Lesbian Potluck?

Let’s face it, conflicts in long, close relationships get into ruts. Read More

New Book Review and Podcast Highlight Complex Intersection of Catholic and LGBTQ

Today's post features two items about how LGBTQ issues, Catholicism, and the arts intersect, including a new review of James Baldwin. Read More

Queer Community and the Widow’s Act of Faith

I can relate to the widow’s fear that what I have to offer is insufficient. Read More

Archbishop Gomez Implicitly Condemns LGBTQ Movement as “Pseudo-Religion”

The head of the U.S. bishops' conference has described contemporary social justice movements as "pseudo-religions," potentially setting the tone for the bishops' meeting later this month. Read More

Actress Sharon Stone Tells Vatican Curia: “Listen to Your Pope and Respect Him”

U.S. actress Sharon Stone has urged Vatican officials to “listen to your pope and respect him” when it comes to LGBTQ issues. She made the comments earlier this year during the international film festival in Cannes, France. Read More

Seattle Task Force Releases “Mixed Bag” Report on LGBTQ Issues in Catholic Schools

An archdiocesan commission set up to examine LGBTQ issues in Catholic education, especially regarding employment policies, has issued its findings. Read More