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Vancouver Bike Shops Refuse to Partner with Knights of Columbus Over Group’s Anti-LGBTQ Record

Three bicycle companies in Canada have refused to accept donations of used bikes collected by the Knights of Columbus, a Catholic men’s organization, because of the Knights’ anti-LGBTQ stands.   Read More

Conservative Group Demands Catholic School Teacher Be Fired Over “Fabulous” Book

A Catholic elementary school teacher in Toronto has been criticized by an anti-abortion group because he chose a book that affirms children who are different from others for his fifth and sixth grade students. Read More

Toronto Catholic Schools Set to Omit LGBTQ-Specific Protections from Policies Update

Trustees for Canada's largest publicly-funded Catholic school district have backed away from adding LGBTQ-specific protections to their policies, just as those trustees face a discrimination claim made by an LGBTQ family. Read More

New Book Documents LGBTQ Discrimination in Canadian Catholic Schools

Despite Canada’s advances toward LGBTQ equality, a scholar’s new book on Catholic schools revealed how involved the Church is in discrimination. Read More

Gay Teacher Appeals to Catholic School Officials to End Anti-LGBT Employment Discrimination

A gay teacher at a Catholic school has appealed to administrators in their district to promote LGBT inclusion rather than continue allegedly discriminatory policies, which have provoked fierce criticism. Read More

Rainbow Flag “Nothing Short of Spitting and Laughing in God’s Face,” Says Priest

Catholics are seeking apologies after a priest claimed the rainbow flag used to represent LGBT pride was invented by Satan and represents "lawlessness." Read More

Fired for Being Gay, Minister Shares Why He Isn’t Leaving the Church

A fired church worker has said he will not proceed with legal action but instead remain inside the Church and promote inclusion for LGBT Catholics. Read More

Mother’s Struggle for Trans Daughter in Catholic Education Leads to Victory for LGBTQ Youth

Ending a years-long dispute, a Canadian Catholic school board has settled with the mother of a transgender student who sought accommodations for her daughter. In struggling, that family has now secured a victory for all LGBTQ students in the school district. Read More

Catholic Schools Withdraw Funding for LGBT Play Over Reasons One Would Not Expect

A Catholic school district in Canada has pulled funding from a musical production about a gay student's struggle for equality in Catholic education, though the reasons for the funding dispute are not what one would expect. Read More

Canadian Bishops Reject New Government Policy on Funding for Religious Groups

Religious leaders. including Catholic bishops, have criticized a new Canadian government policy that bars funding for organizations which actively seek to undermine LGBT equality and abortion rights. Read More