The Archdiocese of Cincinnati has broadened their contractual requirements for Catholic school teachers and administrators.The stronger language in the contact teachers must sign is most likely due to high profile firings and lawsuits being filed by LGBT and allied Catholic educators.
A current report from the Movement Advancement Project has maps that show the patchwork of rights and protections in the different states-some protect LGB people but not transgender people and some have no protections at all.
If you caught any coverage following last week's pro–marriage equality ruling in Texas, you probably saw the name Jonathan Saenz. He has clearly communicated that he believes gay people should not be gay. That goes well beyond marriage. It even goes beyond politics.
"A Decade of Change on Same-sex Marriage," a survey and report by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), was published this week to reveal that the majority (53%) of Americans support marriage equality.