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National Catholic Reporter names Boy Scout dads and marriage equality plaintiffs 'Persons of the Year'

In a year-end editorial, the National Catholic Reporter has named Greg Bourke and Michael DeLeon persons of the year for 2015.

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What's next for LGBT Catholics? Join GLAAD's Google Hangout to discuss

Join GLAAD on Tuesday, October 27 at 9:00 AM PT/12:00 PM ET in a Google Hangout with LGBT Catholic leaders to talk about the secretive Extraordinary Synod on Marriage and Family at the Vatican.

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October 20, 2015

While the Vatican discusses family, another gay Catholic loses his job

Equality Virginia has created a petition asking for the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, Virginia to apologize to John Murphy, a gay Catholic man who was fired from his position as executive director at St. Francis Home, a diocese-owned assisted living home.

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CNN interviews Catholic educator who was fired for being a lesbian #StandWithMargie

CNN's Michael Smerconish interviewed Margie Winters about her termination at a Philadelphia Catholic school after a parent discovered and complained about her marriage to a woman.

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March 10, 2015

VIDEO: LGBT Catholics own their faith while working for acceptance

A new video was just released by LGBT Catholics: Owning Our Faith, a project led by young Catholic individuals who are dedicated to using social media to achieve full LGBT acceptance in the Roman Catholic Church.

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Gary Sinise bows out of Legatus summit, followed by Bret Baier and Pete Coors

The conservative Catholic organization Legatus is finding that its extreme and alienating anti-LGBT rhetoric is harming its reputation and ability to retain mainstream speakers. Just this week, actor Gary Sinise, Fox News anchor Bret Baier, and Molson Coors chairman Pete Coors, have all cancelled appearances at the Legatus annual conference, citing the controversial and extreme positions the organization has taken in regard to the LGBT community.

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Full of Grace explores the real lives of LGBT Catholics

Full of Grace: Journeys of LGBT Catholics is an interview-based docu-drama that explores the intersection of faith and sexual identity through the first person accounts of LGBT Catholics.

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Vatican synod of family hears about LGBT families, not from them

The Vatican Synod on Marriage and the Family has broken the silence on LGBT couples and families, with mention by the leaders of the Australian Catholic Marriage and Family Council.

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Pro-LGBT Catholic ministry to be present at Vatican family synod

The Vatican is hosting the Extraordinary Synod on Marriage and Family, in which LGBT issues are likely to be a main topic. One pro-LGBT Catholic ministry is making sure that they are present.

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