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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

Holy Cross Officials Rebuke Bishop’s Anti-Transgender Comments as “Offensive”

Top officials at the College of the Holy Cross have rebuked a local bishop's comments disparaging transgender people, saying the bishop was "deeply hurtful and offensive." 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

In Vatican Reversal, Gay-Positive Priest Granted Permission to Lead German University

A German priest has been granted Vatican permission to assume a university leadership to which he was elected earlier this year after, permission which first had been withheld over the priest's views on homosexuality and women. Read More

Vatican Withholds Approval for German Priest, Potentially Over His Support for LGBT People

A German priest elected to university leadership has yet to receive necessary approval from the Vatican that would allow him to assume the rectorship. Observers speculate this withholding might be caused by the priest's progressive views on LGBT issues. Read More