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LGBTQ Advocates Say Amy Coney Barrett Could Cause Damage for Equality

LGBTQ advocates, including many Catholics, are raising concerns about Amy Coney Barrett, the Trump administration's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, over the nominee's apparent indifference or even opposition to LGBTQ equality. Read More

University of Notre Dame Adds “Gender Identity” to Anti-Harassment Policies

The University of Notre Dame recently added “gender identity” to a list of protected categories in its policies on discriminatory harassment, sexual harassment, and other sex-based misconduct. Read More

Notre Dame Protest Poem Furor Has a Lesson to Teach Catholics

The University of Notre Dame’s LGBTQ community and allies are forcing a reckoning on the Catholic campus that mirrors the reckoning happening in the wider U.S. Catholic church between theoretical arguments made about the queer community and the lived experience of LGBTQ folks. Read More

Bishop John Stowe Leads University of Notre Dame LGBTQ Retreat; Fr. James Martin Awarded

Two LGBT events at the University of Notre Dame are occurring in early 2019, signs that the campus is making further progress towards inclusion after the cause was stymied by administrators for so many years. Read More

Is the University of Notre Dame Failing LGBTQ Students?

Five years ago, the University of Notre Dame released "Beloved Friends and Allies," a pastoral plan aimed at making the campus more inclusive and providing support to LGBTQ students. But one student has now written that efforts to promote diversity are not enough and that the University is failing its LGBTQ students. Read More

Semesters End with a Hate Crime, a Walkout, and a Lavender Graduation

Yet another academic semester is in the books. Today’s post features news highlights from around... Read More

Creating a Church Revolution By Making Friends and Allies

Recently, a panel discussion on LGBT issues and Catholicism was held at the University of... Read More

Pilgrimage of Mercy Stressed Reconciliation Between LGBT People and Bishops

Last month’s “Pilgrimage of Mercy,” sponsored by the Gay and Lesbian Alumni Association of Notre... Read More

Catholicism and the Disappearing Middle Ground on LGBT Rights

By Bob Shine, New Ways Ministry, October 20, 2016 Is a middle ground on LGBT... Read More

TV Talk Show Host Phil Donahue Headlines ‘Pilgrimage of Mercy’ for LGBT Catholics and Supporters

Former television talk show host Phil Donahue will be one of the featured speakers at... Read More