Posts

USCCB’s Initial Criticism of Biden Reveals Divide in How Bishops Approach Policy

What should Catholic advocates for LGBTQ equality make of the growing divisions among U.S. bishops as Joe Biden assumes the U.S. presidency? Read More

How Learning About Gender Diverse Saints in the Past Supports Transgender Equality Today

A professor who studies the origins of Christianity has highlighted the previously untold lives of and literature about transgender and gender non-conforming saints. Read More

With Joe Biden’s Inauguration Today, a Catholic President Is Set to Lead on LGBTQ Equality

U.S. President-elect Joseph Biden, who is being inaugurated today, should utilize his Catholic principles to enact policies which protect the LGBTQ community. Read More

Bishops Applaud New Trump Administration Rule Allowing Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination

The U.S. bishops have expressed their appreciation for a new Trump administration rule that would allow federally-funded social service service providers to discriminate against LGBTQ people. Read More

As Trump Era Ends, So Must the U.S. Bishops’ Campaign Against LGBTQ Equality

Ceasing the U.S. bishops' war against equality for LGBTQ people is a necessary starting point in the post-Trump church. Read More

Take Steps Toward Intersectional Justice for Martin Luther King Day

It isn't ever easy to acknowledge how privilege operates to the benefit of some and to the painful detriment of others.  This is especially true, I think, for people who consider themselves progressive on social issues. Read More

Morality Beyond “Intrinsically Disordered”: Our Call to Announce Justice

"What then is my role in living a moral life as an LGBTQ Catholic? How am I called to announce God’s justice?" Read More

Network of Catholic Reform Groups Condemns Insurrection at U.S. Capitol; And More News

Today's post includes news items about a Catholic reform network's condemnation of insurrectionist violence in the U.S., a German bishop's reiterated support for church blessings of same-gender couples, and more. Read More

Remembering Nickie Valdez, An LGBTQ Catholic Pioneer

An LGBTQ Catholic who refused to be sidelined by the institution due to her sexual orientation, and who was a pioneer in her hometown for Catholic LGBTQ ministry and advocacy, has passed away. Read More

“Love Tenderly”: New Book Tells the Stories of Lesbian and Queer Nuns

“Lesbian nuns are the Church’s pearls of great price. They are treasures that have been hidden in our convent fields for centuries that are now being unearthed." Read More