A transgender woman, Tia Pesando, hopes to become a Roman Catholic nun in London, Ontario.
Over a dozen Roman Catholic parishioners marched in yesterday's Chicago pride parade in solidarity with the Chicago chapter of DignityUSA, an independent ministry for LGBT Catholics, making a bold statement for LGBT equality amidst an environment of opposition within the Church as a whole.
The 75-page document is based on the results of a survey sent to over a hundred bishops' conferences around the world. The survey, which revealed the huge gap between the personal views of lay Catholics and official church teachings, reaped much hope of potentially fostering a change in Roman Catholic teachings on LGBT people. Instead, however, the document affirmed the Church's continued opposition.
Signed by nine teachers who have been forced from jobs at Catholic schools for identifying as LGBT or being an ally to the community, an open letter has been delivered to the Vatican by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC).
Leonardo Steiner just became one of the first national leaders of Catholicism to publicly support civil unions.
Mark Zmuda was fired from his position at Eastside Catholic HS in December of 2013 for marrying the man he loves.
Hundreds of students from Eastside Catholic High School in Washington staged a protest in support of vice principal Mark Zmuda who was dismissed for marrying the man he loves.
New Ways Ministry attempts to change the culture in the Catholic Church, attempting to make it a welcoming place for LGBT persons.