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Catholic University in Houston Cautiously Embraces LGBTQ Events

The University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas, has approved funding for two LGBTQ-focused events on campus for the coming school year. Read More

CAMPUS CHRONICLES: College President Backs Transgender Student in Philippines; Campus Drag Fundraiser Cancelled; And More

With graduations now underway, today's post features a round-up of LGBTQ-related happenings in Catholic higher education this past semester. Read More

University Chaplain in Scotland Dismissed for Calling Pride a “Gross Offense to God”

A Scottish priest has been removed from his chaplaincy position after hosting a prayer service against Pride festivities. Read More

Marquette’s “Pride Prom” to Continue Despite Right Wing Petition

An LGBTQ dance will go ahead at Marquette University despite conservative demands that the dance be cancelled. Read More

After Initial Rejection, Georgetown University Opens LGBT Residential Community

Students at Georgetown University looking to explore gender and sexuality will now be able to do so in a new residential community, reported campus newspaper The Hoya. Read More

Is the University of Notre Dame Failing LGBTQ Students?

Five years ago, the University of Notre Dame released "Beloved Friends and Allies," a pastoral plan aimed at making the campus more inclusive and providing support to LGBTQ students. But one student has now written that efforts to promote diversity are not enough and that the University is failing its LGBTQ students. Read More

On LGBT Issues, Does Catholic Education Have to Choose Between Church and Culture?

Is Catholic higher education in the U.S. being forced to choose between church and culture on matters of gender and sexuality? Patricia Miller, a contributor for Religion Dispatches, leans towards yes. I'm not so sure. Read More

Newman University Recognizes LGBTQ Group; The Catholic University of America Holds Out

As another school year wraps up, students at Newman University, Wichita, Kansas,  are celebrating a... Read More

In Higher Education, What Does “Catholic Identity” Actually Mean?

Each semester, there are an increasing number of LGBT-positive developments in Catholic higher education, documented by... Read More

Santa Clara University Responds to Anti-LGBT Slurs, Swastikas

Santa Clara University experienced multiple hate crimes last month, including messages against LGBT people, incidents which... Read More