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New Ways Ministry Launches New Book on LGBTQ Non-Discrimination

A new publication from New Ways Ministry makes the case for why and how Catholics should support non-discrimination initiatives for LGBTQ people in both church and society. Read More

Review: Yunuen Trujillo’s New Book Is Essential Reading for Starting LGBTQ Ministry

Yunuen Trujillo’s "LGBTQ Catholics: A Guide to Inclusive Ministry" provides an essential roadmap for starting and growing LGBTQ ministry. Read More

Author’s Debut Novel Features Queer Catholic Protagonist with a Happy Ending

For LGBTQ youth, Catholic school can be a fraught experience. In a debut novel, The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School, Sonora Reyes gives the protagonist who is a queer, Catholic school student a happy ending. Read More

New Memoir Connects Non-Binary Poet’s Experiences to the Message of Easter

A new memoir by a trans/non-binary poet who grew up in a deeply conservative Catholic community tells a story of rebirth that connects LGBTQ reality to the message of Easter. Read More

New Book Features Way of the Cross Meditation for Solidarity with LGBTQ People

With just under a week until the Triduum begins, today Bondings 2.0 highlights a new LGBTQ-specific resources for reflection in this sacred time. Read More

New Biography Details Life and Witness of Gay Franciscan Priest, Fr. Mychal Judge

A new biography of Fr. Mychal Judge, the gay Franciscan priest known as the "Saint of 9/11," has been released. Read More

Review: New Book AIDS & Catholicism Offers LGBTQ Catholics “Hope for a New Future”

"Hidden Mercy" is a timely work, and its stories call us to action. Michael O’Loughlin’s work provides hope for a new future. Read More

In New Book, Catholics Parents of Lesbian/Gay Children Tell Their Stories of Faith and Love

The English edition of a book by Catholic parents in Italy who have lesbian and gay children has been released, coming days after Pope Francis encouraged such parents to accompany, not condemn their children. Read More

What is a Queer Catholic Sexual Ethic: Eve Tushnet, Tenderness, and Queer Sex

I have to begin by admitting my bias. I am not a big fan of Tushnet. But I see some complications in Tushnet’s position that fill me with tenderness, even as I know we will continue to radically disagree on what constitutes a Catholic sexual ethic. Read More

New Book by Trans Author Pairs Fantasy and Sci-Fi Genres with Pope Francis Catholicism

Julian K. Jarboe’s debut collection of genre-defying writing, Everyone on the Moon is Essential Personnel, reflects the Catholic sensibility of Pope Francis filtered through queer leftism mapped onto a vast array of science fiction and fantasy tropes. Read More