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LGBTQ Catholics from Philippines, Mexico, Uganda Speak at Fordham University Event

A Fordham University panel commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising focused on the ongoing challenges faced by LGBTQ+ people around the globe, including in majority Catholic countries. Read More

Catholic Advocates Share Reflections on LGBTQ People in Their Homelands

Today's post features more personal reactions from several attendees at the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics' recent assembly who were asked about the most pressing LGBTQ Catholic issues in their context. Read More

Advocates Gather for Global Forum on the State of LGBTQI Catholic Affairs

LGBTQI advocates from around the world gathered in Chicago last week for the third assembly of the Global Network of Rainbow Catholics, a conference which ended with a daylong forum on the state of LGBTQI Catholic affairs. Read More

New York City Catholics Welcome World Pride with Full Month of LGBTQ Programs

Pride controversies involving Catholics have continued all month, but theologian Fr. Bryan Massingale has written about how Pride is very much in keeping with the Church's social teachings. And New York City Catholics are living that out with a whole series of programs for World Pride this month. Read More

Vatican’s Gender Document Harms ALL, Not Just LGBTQI Folks

"The guidelines will do real harm not just to trans and intersex students and families, or even LGBQ students and families, but all students and families.  The document gets so much wrong about sex and gender—including how straight and cisgender people live in the world. " Read More

LGBTQI Pilgrimage to World Youth Day Brought Hope to Thousands

"We were there to advocate for the full rights and inclusion of LGBTQI people in the Catholic church. Our goal was mostly to meet with people, to be present and visible. We were standing as an intentional counter to any anti-LGBTQI official messaging" Read More

Education Official Defends Catholic Participation in Scotland’s New LGBT Curriculum

A key church official in Scotland has affirmed Catholics' participation in developing the country's new LGBT curriculum, reportedly the first such standards to be implemented in the world and which set a model for Catholic education worldwide. Read More

Priest’s Plan to Burn Rainbow Flag Stopped by Archdiocese

A priest's plan to burn a rainbow flag which once hung at the parish he oversees has been stopped after the Archdiocese of Chicago intervened, but the question remains how this priest is allowed to remain in pastoral ministry. Read More

Cardinal’s Anti-Transgender Comments Reveal a Need for Pastoral Listening

England's top prelate has again opined on gender identity, revealing both his pastoral inclinations and his opposition to full transgender equality. Read More

Fall 2017 Features Many Exciting LGBT Catholic Events–and You’re Invited!

There are many exciting Catholic LGBT events happening this fall. Today’s post highlights a few... Read More