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This Is an Issue of Life and Death

Plain and simple: this is an issue of life and death. Read More

Catholic High School’s New Policy Bans Pride, Black Lives Matter Flags from Classroom

Members of a Catholic school's diversity and inclusion committee have resigned after the school's leaders announced a policy of neutrality on flying Pride and Black Lives Matter flags. Read More

Is Light for LGBTQ+ Catholics Coming from the Day of Wrath or the Sun of Justice?

As a gay man in the Church, I am constantly torn between the “glass half-empty” and “glass half-full” views – or more in keeping with the imagery at hand, the question of “Is that light the coming Day of Wrath, blazing like an oven – or is it the Sun of Justice, with its healing rays?” Read More

Denver Archdiocese’s Gender Policy Bans Transgender Students from Catholic Schools

An archdiocesan gender policy that has been made public bans transgender students from attending Catholic schools, and also implies LGBTQ+ parents, employees, and even allies should be excluded or fired. Read More

Jesuit Universities Host Drag Show, Celebrate Queer History, and More

With the academic year underway, today's post features three LGBTQ+ stories from Catholic Jesuit higher education. Read More

Catholic School in England Appoints Transgender Teacher to Lead Inclusion Efforts

A Catholic school in England is taking steps to be LGBTQ+ inclusive by allowing an openly transgender teacher to work at the school. Read More

New Zealand Bishops’ New Gender Policy for Catholic Schools Relies on Social Justice

New Zealand's bishops have released pastoral guidelines on sexual and gender diversity in Catholic schools which are far more inclusive and respectful than many other gender policies announced in recent years. Read More

Australian Bishops Issue Nuanced Guide on Transgender Issues in Catholic Education

Australia's bishops have published a new guide about gender in Catholic education that, while adhering to transgender-negative beliefs, presents a more nuanced approach than similar diocesan policies in the United States. Read More

USCCB Education Chair Says Gender Policies Causing Decline in Parochial Schools

The chair of the U.S. Conference Catholic Bishops' education committee has entered the growing debate in the church around gender policies for Catholic schools, and he has sided with those who do not support inclusive policies. Read More

Three Catholic Schools Reject Omaha Archdiocese’s New Anti-Transgender Policy

Three Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Omaha have made clear they will not be adopting new transgender-negative policies, the implementation of which has now been delayed, as Bondings 2.0 reported yesterday. Read More