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With Joe Biden’s Inauguration Today, a Catholic President Is Set to Lead on LGBTQ Equality

U.S. President-elect Joseph Biden, who is being inaugurated today, should utilize his Catholic principles to enact policies which protect the LGBTQ community. Read More

Bishops Applaud New Trump Administration Rule Allowing Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination

The U.S. bishops have expressed their appreciation for a new Trump administration rule that would allow federally-funded social service service providers to discriminate against LGBTQ people. Read More

As Trump Era Ends, So Must the U.S. Bishops’ Campaign Against LGBTQ Equality

Ceasing the U.S. bishops' war against equality for LGBTQ people is a necessary starting point in the post-Trump church. Read More

Morality Beyond “Intrinsically Disordered”: Our Call to Announce Justice

"What then is my role in living a moral life as an LGBTQ Catholic? How am I called to announce God’s justice?" Read More

Network of Catholic Reform Groups Condemns Insurrection at U.S. Capitol; And More News

Today's post includes news items about a Catholic reform network's condemnation of insurrectionist violence in the U.S., a German bishop's reiterated support for church blessings of same-gender couples, and more. Read More

Remembering Nickie Valdez, An LGBTQ Catholic Pioneer

An LGBTQ Catholic who refused to be sidelined by the institution due to her sexual orientation, and who was a pioneer in her hometown for Catholic LGBTQ ministry and advocacy, has passed away. Read More

Critics Laud Taiwanese Film About Gay Love Story Between Catholic School Students

A recent film highlighted the joy and love that can be experienced by queer people in Catholic environments. Read More

In Pope’s Welcome of Women Acolytes and Lectors, A Lesson for LGBTQ Catholics, Too

Yesterday, news broke that Pope Francis altered canon law to mandate that women be allowed to serve as lectors and acolytes. The pope's action is a reminder for church reform advocates of just how change comes about in the church, and how this reform is only a stepping stone to true equality for all Catholics. Read More

New Documentary Features Two Former Nuns Who Left Religious Life After Falling in Love

A documentary released last fall tells the story of two former nuns who fell in love and left religious life to be with one another. Read More

Catholic Teachings Inhibit LGBTQ-Inclusive Sex Education Policies

In some regions of the world, Catholic teachings on sexuality and gender have been inhibiting more comprehensive, LGBTQ-inclusive sex education programs from being implemented in public fora. This post includes two examples. Read More