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Genderfluid Student Facing Punishment at Catholic School After Displaying Pride Flag

A Catholic school has warned a student they may face disciplinary action after the student waved a Pride flag during an assembly. 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

Hundreds of Alumni Protest Catholic High School’s New Anti-Transgender Policy

In Connecticut, alumni of Catholic high school are challenging the institution's gender identity policy, while in Texas, a Catholic high school is rumored to have fired its principal for not enforcing its policy on gender and sexuality.  Read More

After Protests, Catholic School Reverses Decision Not to Hire LGBTQ Coach

A Catholic school in Illinois will proceed with hiring an LGBTQ employee, reversing its initial decision to rescind a job offer from over the employee's same-gender marriage. Read More

New Policy Threatens to Expel Transgender Students from Catholic School

Yesterday, Bondings 2.0 featured the story of a Catholic school that denied re-enrollment to transgender student. Today, there are two more stories of how Catholic schools are failing to provide for their LGBTQ students. Read More

Catholic School Denies Re-Enrollment to Student Who Came Out As Transgender

Today's post features a Catholic school that denied re-enrollment to a transgender student. Read More

Catholic School Sued By Donors For Being Too “Woke” on Racial Justice, LGBTQ Equality

The community at all-girls Catholic high school community has begun a conversation about what its Catholic identity means after donors sued the school for offering inclusive teachings on racial justice and LGBTQ allyship. Read More

Fired Church Worker Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against NYC Catholic School

A fired church worker has filed a lawsuit against the Catholic school and diocese that allegedly terminated him over his same-gender marriage. Read More

Catholic Schools in Ireland Reject Bishops’ Sexuality Curriculum Over LGBTQ Concerns

At least three Catholic schools in Ireland have rejected a controversial curriculum on sexuality and relationships developed by the nation's bishops, a rejection due, in part, to the curriculum's LGBTQ-negative teachings. Read More

An Increasing Number of Canadian Catholic School Districts Opt to Fly Pride Flags

Readers of Bondings 2.0 will recount how, year after year, there are disputes in Canada's publicly-funded Catholic school districts about whether and how to recognize Pride Month each June. Many of these disputes center around flying rainbow flags. Thankfully, this year more districts have taken the positive step of choosing to do so, though not all. Read More