Catholic Church unfriendly to LGBT? The split reality of the Catholic Church

Huffington Post
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June 18, 2013
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There are many options for Catholics troubled by the findings of the recent Pew survey. Most effective would be ensuring that anytime a church leader says something untrue, unkind or unwarranted about LGBT people; fires someone due to sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or an expression of support for LGBT people; or takes a position on a public matter that upholds institutional discrimination, call him out on it. Let him and others know that he is speaking only for a minority of Catholics.

Marianne T. Duddy-Burke is the executive director of Dignity USA, an organization dedicated to LGBT advocacy in the Catholic Church.