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

Huffington Post
June 18, 2013

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.