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Leading the Church Beyond Toleration to the Celebration of LGBTQ Holiness

s LGBT Catholics and allies it is hard sometimes to believe that one day we might get to the point as a society and as a Church where the lives and journeys of LGBT persons are not only tolerated, but celebrated! Read More

NEXT STEPS: What Do LGBTQ People BRING TO a Parish?

Today’s installment of our "Next Steps" series explores the experiences, gifts, and talents that LGBTQ people bring to a parish community. Read More

Theologians’ Call for Listening Offers Renewed Advent Hope, Writes Transgender Catholic

"Advent has a way of renewing my hope, something I very much need as a Catholic trans man. This year’s saving grace was an article by theologians Michael G. Lawler and Todd A. Salzman." Read More

Catholics Join in Praying for the Departed on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today is the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a time set aside to mourn the deaths and honor the lives of trans, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people who died of violence. Read More

My Gay, Catholic Wedding (And Other Times I Recognize Myself in the Bible)

We knew that getting married as two gay, Catholic women in the deeply red state of South Dakota, especially when we were determined to have a Catholic liturgy, would be complicated. That is why, despite vastly different contexts, I see myself in today’s parable when it comes to my gay, Catholic wedding during COVID-19. Read More

Harm, Needs, and Responsibility: Why Restorative Justice is Good News for LGBTQ Catholics

Today’s liturgical readings prompted me to think about restorative justice, and the implications it could have for LGBTQ people and the Catholic Church. Read More

Fr. James Alison Publishes New Personal Essay on Life as a Gay Man in Relationship with God

Fr. James Alison, a gay theologian, has penned an astoundingly beautiful personal essay for The Christian Century’s series that focuses on the prompt, “How my mind has changed.”Alison reflects on moments and relationships throughout his life as a gay man that shaped his relationship with God and his studies of theology. Read More

Filipinx Gay Catholic Writes About Finding Way Back to God and to the Church

A Filipinx Catholic gay man has memoralized his powerful journey of self-discovery and how he found his way back to God and to the church. Now he is drawing on his experiences to help other LGBTQ Catholics in the Philippines and beyond. Read More

Queer, Catholic, and White: My Own Trinitarian Identity

"Today is Trinity Sunday and the first Sunday of Pride month. What an opportune day then to reflect on my own Trinitarian identity as one person who is at once queer, Catholic, and white." Read More

Praying and Acting Together as One Body Ahead of Virtual Catholic LGBTQ Pride

A week from tomorrow, nearly 300 people from 13 countries will come together for "We, Though Many, Are One Body," a virtual celebration of Catholic LGBTQ Pride. This coming week, pray and act together with Catholics worldwide for a more equal church. Read More