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Georgetown Students Protest Anti-Transgender Catholic Group’s Campus Presence

When a group of anti-transgender protestors arrived at the front gates of Georgetown University this past semester, students quickly organized an impromptu counter-protest to support trans students Read More

Boston College Faculty Publish Letter Criticizing University’s Trans-Exclusionary Survey

Faculty and staff at Boston College have published an open letter criticizing university officials for being exclusionary of transgender and non-binary people in a campus survey. Read More

Campus Priest Withdraws from Student Housing Post After LGBTQ-Negative Comments

A priest at the University of Portland has resigned temporarily from his position as a minister in student housing just hours before a scheduled protest calling for his removal due to LGBTQ-negative comments and social media activity. Read More

Saint Peter’s U. President Explains Why He Implemented Gender Neutral Bathrooms

Saint Peter's University has had a remarkable run in March Madness, advancing further in the tournament than nearly everyone expected. But America highlighted the other aspects that make this Catholic college special, including a note about LGBTQ inclusion. Read More

DePaul University Allows Students to Self-Identify Gender in School Records

DePaul University recently implemented the option for students to self-select their gender identity on the school’s online portal. Read More

University of St. Thomas Launches LGBTQIA+ Literature Course; More Campus Updates

The spring semester is beginning with a new LGBTQ-specific literature course at one Catholic college. Today's post includes this story and other news from Catholic higher education. Read More

Gonzaga University Celebrates LGBTQ Students with Lavender Mass

At Catholic university's support for LGBTQ students was expressed recently through the Catholic liturgy. Read More

Xavier University Celebrates First Ever Pride Week with “Gayla”

The U.S.' only historically Black Catholic college has celebrated its first Pride Week, which was an effort to show LGBTQ people the campus is "unequivocally their home," according to one staff member. Read More

Students Dissatisfied with Walsh University’s Inclusion Plan That Omits LGBTQ Group

A Catholic university has implemented a plan to create a more inclusive campus, but LGBTQ students say the inclusion plan does not satisfy them. Read More

University of Notre Dame Constructs Anti-LGBTQ Chik-Fil-A Over Student Objections

The University of Notre Dame has proceeded constructing a Chik-fil-A outpost on campus, a move supported by Senator Lindsey Graham, but to which hundreds of students and others objected. Read More