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Guyanese Catholic Leaders Support Gay Rights Against Other Denominations

Catholic leaders in Guyana stand up for human rights of LGBTQ persons during Pride season. Read More

Should Catholics Be Hopeful About Pope Francis’ Latest Remark on LGBT Issues?

Mixed reactions to Pope Francis' most recent LGBT-related comments have continued to be published, including the perspectives of feminist Catholics and some columnists. Read More

Rhode Island Bishop Condemns Pride Celebrations as “Morally Offensive”

As June begins, a bishop in Rhode Island has warned Catholics against participating in Pride celebrations because it "promotes a lifestyle and agenda that, in the extreme, is morally offensive." Read More

Melbourne Archdiocese Releases Guidelines for Schools to Support LGBT Kids

Australia’s Melbourne Archdiocese has released a document which encourages its 330 schools to approach LGBT students with support and tolerance. The resource is  an alternative to a government program, Safe Schools, with which church officials disagreed. However, the new document is not without its own controversies. Read More

Navigating the Complexities of Being Catholic and LGBTQ

Some LGBTQ Catholics  consider church teaching on sexuality and gender issues oppressive. Yet, many  also feel the Church has always been their home and struggle to stay.  The Church gives these Catholics something can’t find other places.  They have found ways to be authentic both in their faith identity and in their LGBTQ identity. Several Catholics have recently described how they navigate the complexities of these two identities, as well as with other identities, cultures, and life experiences that are part of their lives.  Read More

Australians Oppose Religious Exemptions for Employing LGBTQ People

A recent survey by an Australian LGBTQ equality group has found that a large majority... Read More

NEWS NOTES: Trans Health, Fr. Martin, LGBTQ+ Poster, Successful Fundraiser, and Gay Baseball Player

A variety of short news items on topics of Catholic LGBTQ interest. Click the links to learn more.  Read More

“Made in God’s Image:” Waithe’s Met Gala Cape and LGBTQ Catholics

Lena Waithe strode onto this year’s Met Gala red carpet with an unmistakable message that came in a bright rainbow cape draped around her shoulders. Her message was one that LGBTQ Catholics make every time they show up at church. Read More

Catholic School Principal Resigns After Ejecting Lesbian Social Worker from Campus

The principal of a Philadelphia-area Catholic school has resigned after a protest by students who were upset at the administrator's decision to eject invited speaker Margie Winters from the campus.  Winters made news a few years ago when she was fired from another Catholic school because of her marriage to a woman.  Read More

Seattle U Community Roiled by Student Newspaper Disappearance and Administration’s Response

Seattle University's LGBTQ+ community and allies are left outraged and concerned about what kind of school environment the administration is fostering after a Jesuit faculty member admitted removing student newspapers which contained a cover photo from the  campus drag show. The remarks of the school’s president have added to the controversy. Read More