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Coming Out of the Tomb of Fear, Shame, and Loneliness

"The tomb I built around me kept me in safety, but I was dying from fear, shame, and loneliness." Read More

NEWS NOTES: San Marino Bans Discrimination; Episcopal Priests Mourn Catholic Lesbian’s Death; And More

Today's post features news items on the country of San Marino banning anti-LGB discrimination, Episcopal Church's solidarity with a Catholic lesbian who died, and more. Read More

Student Advocacy Leads Fordham University to Adopt Gender-Inclusive Housing Options

Fordham University recently announced that it will provide gender-inclusive housing options for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year, student newspaper The Observer reported. Read More

Through Music, Gina Chavez Shares Her Story of Being Queer, Catholic, and Married

Musician Gina Chavez is queer and Catholic, and she wants the world to know her story. Read More

Two Church Leaders Blame LGBTQ People for Coronavirus Pandemic

Two ranking church leaders have blamed transgender people for the coronavirus pandemic currently spreading globally and imperiling billions of people's lives. Read More

At Home Due to COVID-19? Keep Busy by Advancing Catholic LGBTQ Equality

Bondings 2.0 offers its readers suggestions for what to do to advance LGBTQ equality in the Catholic Church while staying home because of COVID-19 Read More

Austrian Catholics Include LGBTQ Equality in “Charter of Fundamental Rights in the Church”

The International Church Reform Network (ICRN) has published a “Charter of Fundamental Rights in the Church," which emphasizes the importance of equality and a synodal approach to reform. Read More

Having Our Eyes Opened to Encounter Jesus

Are we willing to call out to Jesus to cure us of our varied kinds of blindness? Read More

Student Praises Catholic School’s “Brilliant” Support During His Gender Transition

Ben Hodge, a 20-year-old university student in the United Kingdom, always knew he was different. “I wasn't comfortable being a girl, so I would spend a lot of time in front of the mirror just wondering what was wrong with me? Why am I not happy,” he said.  Read More

Diocesan Magazine Features Stories of a Married Gay Church Worker and a Sex Therapist

A diocesan magazine in Germany recently featured three perspectives on LGBTQ issues in the church, one from a gay pastoral worker, one from theologian, and one from a sex therapist. Read More