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A Divided Response to Transgender Persons at Georgetown's Campus

One step forward, one step back. This is the two-step experienced by the trans community at Georgetown University’s campus as its affiliated hospital faces a discrimination complaint at the same time that the Washington, DC, school recently instituted a policy to let transitioning students change their names. 752 more words

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Jesuit Fr. Thomas Reese Spells Out Falsehoods and Possibilities in Marriage Equality Responses

In Bondings 2.0’s continuing effort to try to chronicle all the key Catholic reactions to the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling,  we’ve mostly been compiling snippets of responses into a series of posts… 1,437 more words

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Priest Removed from Seton Hall University Comes Out as Gay

Seton Hall University’s former director of campus ministry, removed from his position recently after publicly supporting the NOH8 campaign, has come out as gay. Father Warren Hall, who is also a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey, which owns Seton Hall,  has begun to speak publicly about the employment incident which led to his removal. 1,344 more words

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U. of Dallas Student to President: Apologize for Speaker or Admit That LGBT Students Are Unwelcome

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University of Dallas president Thomas W. Keefe is being asked to apologize anti-gay remarks made at the Catholic school’s commencement ceremony earlier this month. 651 more words

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CAMPUS CHRONICLES: LGBT Issues Play a Role in Catholic Colleges' Commencement Ceremonies

It’s commencement time across the country, and LGBT issues seem to be popping up both negatively and positively at some Catholic schools’ graduation ceremonies.  Here’s a round-up of some of them, followed by some brief reports on other LGBT news at Catholic colleges. 672 more words

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The Struggle of Being a Village Hero

When you’re a “village hero”, campus is either a make it or break it point for you. For those not familiar with the term, … 711 more words

NEWS NOTES: Baptisms, Hermits, Movie, and Protests

Here are some items that you might find of interest:

1)  At an ordination in Rome, Pope Francis told 19 priests “With baptism, you unite the new faithful to the People of God. 247 more words

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