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Swiss Bishop Says “I Don’t Mind” If LGBTQ Couples Receive Equal Marriage Rights

A Swiss bishop has spoken positively about legal protections for same-gender couples, even while expressing opposition to the marriage equality referendum in that country which passed with 64% of the vote in late September. Read More

Fr. James Martin Says Pope Francis’ LGBTQ Efforts Are “Nothing Short of Revolutionary”

Fr. James Martin, S.J., has called the space that Pope Francis is carving out for LGBTQ people “nothing short of revolutionary.” Read More

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

Amoris Laetitia: A Beta Test for Synodality

I see four lessons from AL that can prepare LGBTQ Catholics for the coming worldwide synodal process. Read More

New LGBTQ Center at Saint Mary’s College Is a Model for Catholic Higher Education

A Catholic university in Indiana has opened an LGBTQ center as part of its larger efforts to support diverse students. Read More

Staying Power

Is it worth it to stay? Read More

Boston College Opens New Exhibit Exploring History of LGBTQ Catholics

Boston College has opened a new exhibit exploring the history of LGBTQ Catholics, and it hopes to tell a different story than the common narrative of antagonism between the church and the queer community. 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

As Australia’s Plenary Council Meets, the Role of LGBTQ People Is in Question

While Germany's Synodal Way has garnered many headlines, another experiment in synodality is underway in Australia that could have major implications. The question for many LGBTQ Catholics is whether their participation will be welcome and what change might come about as a result of this process. Read More

Catholics Establishing “Ex-Gay” Clinics in Ghana, Says Archbishop

One of Ghana's top bishops has announced the creation of conversion therapy facilities as part of an effort to stop homosexuality from causing Ghana to become a Muslim-majority nation. Read More