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Non-Binary Student Targeted by Hate Crime at Catholic University Leads Inclusion Efforts

The University of San Diego’s student government passed a resolution in support of transgender people on campus, calling on the university’s administration to do more about gender inclusivity. Such calls have been growing since an anti-trans hate crime occurred in 2019. Read More

Scottish Bishops Restate Their Opposition to Hate Crime Bill with LGBTQ Protections

Catholic leaders in Scotland have joined with Protestants to oppose parts of a proposed hate crime bill that they fear would limit their abilities to legally make negative statements about LGBTQ people. Read More

Scotland’s Bishops: New Hate Crime Legislation Could Outlaw Bible and Catholic Teaching

In an appeal to Scotland's government, the nation's bishops have claimed that proposed hate crime legislation could effectively outlaw the Bible and Catholic teachings if some consider them offensive. Read More

Catholic University Investigating Students Accused of Anti-LGBTQ Attack on IDAHOBIT

Officials at a Catholic university in France are investigating students who attacked LGBTQ campaigners during the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT), while in Italy, Catholics joined in affirming commemorations of the day. Read More

Gay Church Worker Is Victim of Repeated Hate Crimes Due to Right-Wing Catholic Campaign

A gay church worker has been the target of yet another hate crime spurred on by rightwing Catholic groups, which left him questioning whether to remain in ministry and should be a moment for church leaders to reject anti-LGBT hate unequivocally. Read More

Pope Francis Meets with Student Severely Injured While Defending Gay Couple

Pope Francis has met with a student injured while defending a gay couple in France two years ago. Read More

Semesters End with a Hate Crime, a Walkout, and a Lavender Graduation

Yet another academic semester is in the books. Today’s post features news highlights from around... Read More

Is the Church Complicit When Bias Incidents Occur on Catholic Campuses?

While Catholic higher education often leads the church’s efforts to be more inclusive of LGBT... Read More

In Wave of Anti-LGBT Hate Crimes, Cardinal Dolan Essentially Silent

More than two dozen anti-LGBT hate crimes have plagued New York City this spring, including... Read More

CAMPUS CHRONICLES: MLK Day Marred by Anti-Gay Vandalism at Boston College Law

Members of the Lambda Law Students Association at Boston College returned to their organization’s office... Read More