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Canada’s Largest Catholic School District Weighs Gender Identity Protections

Officials for the world's largest publicly-funded Catholic school district are deciding whether to make non-discrimination protections more LGBTQ inclusive by including protections for gender identity and/or expression. Read More

CATHOLIC LGBT HISTORY: Canadian Catholics Write a Pastoral Letter to Their Archbishop

On June 5, 1994, the Feast of Corpus Christi that year, a Canadian coalition of Christian organizations wrote a pastoral letter to Archbishop Aloysius Ambrozic of Toronto requesting that he drop his opposition to the Equality Rights Statute Amendment Act, known as Bill 167, which would have provided same-sex couples in Ontario with the same rights and obligations of heterosexually married couples.  Read More

Catholic Schools Withdraw Funding for LGBT Play Over Reasons One Would Not Expect

A Catholic school district in Canada has pulled funding from a musical production about a gay student's struggle for equality in Catholic education, though the reasons for the funding dispute are not what one would expect. Read More

GSAs in Ontario Catholic Schools Grow Students’ Faith, Build ‘Glory of God’

Gay-straight alliances are sometimes controversial in Catholic education. Yet five years after some Canadian legislators... Read More

Catholic Schools in Ontario Cancel Children’s Play on Gender Identity

Catholic schools in Ontario, Canada have canceled scheduled performances of a play because of concerns that... Read More

Catholic Supports Dictator’s Views on Marriage; More News Updates

Here are some items that may be of interest: 1) A ranking church official in... Read More

Ontario Catholic Schools Trustee Is Chastised for LGBT Support

A trustee of the  Waterloo Catholic District School Board in Ontario, Canada, has been punished by... Read More

Toronto Catholic Educators Vote to Support Gay-Straight Alliances

The Toronto Catholic School District Board has turned down a proposal brought by two of... Read More

Ontario Catholic School Controversy Could Easily Have Been Avoided

A recent story from Ontario highlights institutional Catholic intransigence over LGBT issues is trumping reasonable... Read More

Formation of Gay-Straight Alliances Should Be Top Priority at Catholic Schools

Today is National Gay-Straight Alliance Day.  February 6th has been marked by a coalition of youth... Read More