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Exhibit Features Art of Fr. William Hart McNichols, an Openly Gay Priest and Longtime LGBT Advocate

An exhibit earlier this year featured the art of William Hart McNichols, an openly gay priest and LGBT advocate known by the many for beautiful icons he has written such as "The Passion of Matthew Shepard." Read More

Former V.P. Joe Biden Promotes LGBT Acceptance ‘As You Are’

The Biden Foundation, a charitable organization founded by former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, is seeking stories from LGBTQ+ people as part of their new campaign, As You Are: A Family and Community Acceptance Campaign. In their press release, the foundation expressed the initiative as seeking to “raise awareness of the importance of family acceptance in the lives of LGBTQ young people.” Read More

CATHOLIC LGBT HISTORY: Responding to the Murder of Matthew Shepard

The United States and the world were stunned and horrified 19 years ago when the battered and tortured body of gay Wyoming college student Matthew Shepard was found tied to a prairie fence outside Laramie.   Read More

Remembering Matthew Shepard: Encountering Solidarity, Countering Isolation

Today’s post was written by guest blogger Alfred Pang is a PhD student in Theology and... Read More

Iowa Catholic School Will Not Recognize Student for LGBT Scholarship

A Catholic high school in Iowa which previously fired a gay teacher is now refusing honors... Read More

Theologian Challenges Pax Christi to Embrace LGBT Equality and Justice

This past weekend, my New Ways Ministry colleague Bob Shine and I attended the national... Read More

Sr. Jeannine Gramick and Bishop Thomas Paprocki Present Two Different Catholic Views on Marriage Equality

An event last Friday that included Sr. Jeannine Gramick, the co-founder of New Ways Ministry, highlighted just... Read More

Yet Another Commencement Controversy at a Catholic School

“Commencement time” is becoming “controversy time” when it comes to LGBT issues and Catholic schools.  ... Read More

Lessons Learned from Cancelling "The Laramie Project" at a Catholic High School

One has to wonder what kind of lessons are taught to students when parents’ complaints... Read More