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Students at St. Joseph’s U. React to Alleged Forced Resignation of LGBTQ Employee

Students at Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, are beginning to question the university’s support of the LGBTQ community after a campus minister sued the university for sexual orientation-based harassment and discrimination. Read More

Fr. James Martin Addresses Conference of Leaders in Catholic Higher Education

Fr. James Martin, SJ, one of the leading popular voices for LGBT Catholic equality, presented a workshop at the annual conference of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) where he offered suggestion for making campuses welcoming for LGBT students and staff. Read More

Student’s Attempted Extortion of LGBTQ Teacher a Call to Action for Catholic Schools

A recent Twitter thread emphasized the harm done to LGBTQ church workers when toxic atmospheres regarding gender and sexuality exist at Catholic institutions. Read More

Alverno College Welcomes First Transgender Student; Other Catholic Higher Education News

As the semester winds down, here is a round-up of news stories concerning LGBTQ issues in Catholic higher education. Read More

Notre Dame Protest Poem Furor Has a Lesson to Teach Catholics

The University of Notre Dame’s LGBTQ community and allies are forcing a reckoning on the Catholic campus that mirrors the reckoning happening in the wider U.S. Catholic church between theoretical arguments made about the queer community and the lived experience of LGBTQ folks. Read More

CAMPUS CHRONICLES: Edgewood College Opens Queer Student Center; Georgetown University Celebrates OUTober; And More

Today's Campus Chronicles features several stories, including the launch of Edgewood College's new Queer Student Center and several campus celebrations of LGBTQ Pride. Read More

University of Dayton Students Rally Together After Pride Flag Torn Down, Thrown in Trash

When a rainbow flag and welcome banner on the University of Dayton’s LGBTQ alliance house were torn down and discarded in the trash, LGBTQ students at the Catholic school, along with their allies, rallied to ensure their campus remains a safe, welcoming home. Read More

John Carroll University Cites Division on Campus as LGBTQ Drag Show Is Cancelled

John Carroll University officials have cancelled the college's annual LGBTQ drag show, citing a divisiveness on campus that likely stems from a 2018 dispute in the campus newspaper. Read More

New Lesbian Rabbi Brings LGBTQ Issues to Forefront at University of San Francisco

A new rabbi-in-residence at the University of San Francisco (USF) is bringing LGBTQ issues into the forefront of the  Jesuit campus’ social justice work. Read More

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