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Church “a Source of Consolation,” Says Philippines’ First Transgender Politician

Geraldine Roman, the Philippines’ first elected transgender representative to that nation’s congress, spoke revealingly about her... Read More

Priest Leads Opposition to Queensland’s “Gay Panic” Defense

A Catholic priest in Australia has been leading efforts to eliminate the “gay panic” defense in his... Read More

Pope Francis on LGBT Issues Is Out of Sync with Amoris Laetitia’s Overall Message, Say Theologians

Last week, Bondings 2.0 highlighted young theologians critical of the perceived dismissal of LGBT Catholics... Read More

Continued Attacks Against Gay Ambassador Necessitate Pope Francis’ Intervention

Catholic Church leaders’ attacks against gay U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic James “Wally” Brewster... Read More

Complicating Catholic Understandings of Sex and Gender

Respecting LGBTQI people should be a “fairly simple thing to do,” as Jesuit Fr. James Martin remarked... Read More

Can LGBT Issues Be Included at San Diego’s Diocesan Synod?

Following Pope Francis’ lead, Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego has called a diocesan synod... Read More

Archdiocese Denies Same-Gender Catholic Couple the ‘Freedom to Bury’

A Catholic cemetery refused a same-gender couple’s headstone design because officials say its symbols conflict... Read More

Fr. James Martin: Respecting Transgender People “Fairly Simple Thing to Do”

Jesuit Fr. James Martin again affirmed LGBT inclusion, saying transgender people using restrooms according to their... Read More

Top Cardinal: Transgender Rights Are ‘Demonic’; Marriage Equality Is ‘Poison’

A top cardinal at the Vatican attacked transgender civil rights as “demonic” and compared marriage equality to “poison” during... Read More

Are Already Absent LGBT Voices Being Further Silenced in Conversations About ‘Amoris Laetitia’?

  Have Catholics’ analyses of Amoris Laetitia, the recently published exhortation on family by Pope Francis, been... Read More