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Ahead of Supreme Court Arguments, Lay Catholics Submit Pro-LGBTQ+ Amicus Brief

27+ is an advocacy group of faithful, practicing members of the Roman Catholic Church who believe the teachings of Jesus Christ and our church support welcoming, not rejecting, all people including LGBTQ+ people. Read More

Catholics File Dueling Briefs in Supreme Court Case Over LGBTQ+ Non-Discrimination

Several organizations, including two Catholic groups, have filed amicus briefs in a U.S. Supreme Court case which could decide on whether non-discrimination protections for LGBTQ+ couples are legal, according to Crux. Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Declines Transgender Patient’s Case Against Catholic Hospital

A transgender man's lawsuit against a Catholic hospital will be allowed to proceed after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the case. Read More

LGBTQ Win for Billard: For Now or For Ever?

I hope this ruling stands for now and forever. Read More

Former Catholic Charities Head Denounces Bishops’ Defense of Adoption Discrimination

A former Catholic Charities head has denounced the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2021 ruling that allows religious adoption and foster care agencies to discriminate against LGBTQ client. The head also chastised the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) support of such discrimination. Read More

Losing While Winning: Fulton v. Philadelphia

Religious freedom must mean more for Catholics than requiring society to tolerate nonsensical and indefensible beliefs simply because they are religiously held. Read More

LGBTQ Catholics Express Relief, Disappointment at Supreme Court’s Adoption Ruling

Today's post features reactions to the Fulton v. City of Philadelphia ruling from both Catholics and LGBTQ advocates. Read More

As Trump Era Ends, So Must the U.S. Bishops’ Campaign Against LGBTQ Equality

Ceasing the U.S. bishops' war against equality for LGBTQ people is a necessary starting point in the post-Trump church. Read More