Church Worker Rights a Key Concern for Year of Mercy

LGBT workers’ rights remain deficient at Catholic institutions, a divisive reality demanding even greater attention... Read More

With Christmas Approaching, Gay Cantor Is Fired from Parish Job

Just as we prepare for Christmas celebrations to begin, news has broken that yet another gay... Read More

Catholic School Discriminated Against Gay Employee, Says Judge

In a landmark decision, a Massachusetts court ruled that a Catholic school discriminated against a... Read More

Ireland Ends "Year of Equality" with LGBT Church Worker Protections

Ireland’s lawmakers ended the country’s “Year of Equality” by passing a bill that will ban discrimination... Read More

Church Workers Speak Out, Backed by 1,000+ Catholics at Call To Action Meeting

Nearly 1,000 Catholics affirmed a Catholic Church Worker Declaration earlier this month, standing with church workers who have lost their jobs in LGBT-related disputes behind the document. Read More

LGBT Church Worker Struggles Continue in Court, in Schools, and the Chancery

Disputes involving church workers and their Catholic employers have been on the rise the last several years as LGBT rights, particularly around marriage, spread. Below, Bondings 2.0 provides updates for recent incidents about which we have reported previously. Read More

Archbishop Warns Church Workers as Marriage Equality Comes to Florida

Marriage equality is now law in Florida and Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami has wasted no time warning church workers they could lose their jobs for publicly supporting LGBT rights.  Read More

Fired Food Pantry Worker Files Lawsuit, Seeks Healing

Colleen Simon was “shell-shocked” when her Catholic employer fired her for being a married lesbian woman.... Read More

Cincinnati Teacher Forced Out for Loving Gay Son

Tensions in Cincinnati have been building since the Archdiocese released a  new teaching contract which features an enhanced morality clause... Read More

As ENDA Passes to Senate, U.S. Bishops Renew Anti-LGBT Rights Campaign

On Monday evening, the US Senate voted to move the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a... Read More