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Appeals Court Reinstates Fired LGBTQ Church Worker’s Discrimination Lawsuit

A court has reinstated the discrimination lawsuit of an LGBTQ former church worker fired by a Catholic high school. Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Declines Transgender Patient’s Case Against Catholic Hospital

A transgender man's lawsuit against a Catholic hospital will be allowed to proceed after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the case. Read More

Court Rules Catholic School Discriminated Against Teacher Fired Over Lesbian Rumors

Italy's highest court has ruled that a Catholic school did discriminate against a teacher it fired over rumors she was lesbian. The ruling could potentially set an LGBTQ-positive precedent in the nation's courts. Read More

Fired Church Worker Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against NYC Catholic School

A fired church worker has filed a lawsuit against the Catholic school and diocese that allegedly terminated him over his same-gender marriage. Read More

“Hands-Off” Judicial Approach on LGBTQ Discrimination Offers Catholic Inflection Point

The U.S. judicial system’s recent hands-off approach towards religious liberty could be an opportunity for churches to discern matters of inclusion and justice within their own communities, writes Patrick Hornbeck. Read More

Court Rules Against Fired Gay Church Musician’s Hostile Workplace Discrimination Suit

A federal appeals court sided 7-3 with the Archdiocese of Chicago and St. Andrew’s Parish, arguing that former music director Sandor Demkovich’s hostile work environment lawsuit fell under the ministerial exception. Read More

LGBTQ Catholics Express Relief, Disappointment at Supreme Court’s Adoption Ruling

Today's post features reactions to the Fulton v. City of Philadelphia ruling from both Catholics and LGBTQ advocates. Read More

Sr. Jeannine Gramick: Discrimination Under Religious Guise Must Not Be Allowed in Fulton Case

Sr. Jeannine Gramick, the co-founder of New Ways Ministry, recently praised Bethany Christian Services' decision to work with LGBTQ adoptive and foster parents. She wrote more broadly about the need to end discrimination by social service agencies under the guise of religion. Read More

Three Activists Behind Marian Icon with Pro-LGBTQ Imagery Acquitted by Polish Court

Three Polish activists who reimagined and distributed a Marian icon with pro-LGBTQ symbols have been acquitted by a district court in Plock, Poland.  Read More