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Bishops in Spain and U.K. Oppose Protections for Transgender Youth, Other LGBT People

Bishops in Spain and the United Kingdom have criticized policies aimed at protecting transgender youth... Read More

Will Transgender People Become Collateral Damage in the Fight for LGBT Equality?

Transgender rights are the latest major issue when it comes to LGBT equality in the U.S., and sadly this could mean trans people become collateral damage, says one advocate. Read More

Catholic Officials Support Conscience Exemptions in Health Care, Causing Potential Harm to LGBT People

Following the announcement of a new division of the Department Health and Human Services Department that will likely harm LGBT patients, Catholic officials are unwilling to say LGBT patients will not face discrimination at church-affiliated hospitals. Read More

After Initial Rejection, Georgetown University Opens LGBT Residential Community

Students at Georgetown University looking to explore gender and sexuality will now be able to do so in a new residential community, reported campus newspaper The Hoya. Read More

Church Faces “Galileo Moment” on Homosexuality Says Bishop

A New Zealand bishop has said the Church faces a "Galileo moment" on homosexuality, one being led by young people. Other prelates in the country have opined on LGBT issues as well while speaking at workshops with young people, practicing the dialogical Church called for by Vatican II and sought by Pope Francis. Read More

Religious Leaders Criticize Letter Against Transgender People Hosted On USCCB Website

Religious organizations have criticized an interfaith letter against transgender rights signed by four top U.S. bishops. Read More

New Ways Ministry Responds to Interfaith Statement Denying Transgender Experience

A negative statement on gender identity from 20 U.S. religious leaders shows the continued ignorance of gender awareness that exists among people who shape church teaching and policy.  Read More

Catholic Mom’s Road to Accepting Trans Son Is Paved with Mercy

When Emily Garvey learned that her daughter was transitioning from female to male, it was not an easy journey for the Catholic mom. "If I’m being honest here, and it’s humbling to admit this, it made me uncomfortable," Garvey said. But then God stepped in. . .  Read More

Transgender Day of Remembrance: Time for Catholics to Speak and Act

Today is the Transgender Day of Remembrance,  a time to pause to think about the many transgender people beaten and murdered over the past year, and for many years previously. Read More

Pope Francis Record on LGBT Issues Weakened by Criticism of Transgender Community

A gay Catholic offers his thoughts after the pope's latest remarks on gender identity last month, suggesting the pope's record will remain weaker until he comes around on transgender equality. Read More