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Transgender Support Growing in Catholic Higher Education

Boston College students are advancing a trans-inclusive non-discrimination policy for their Jesuit-sponsored school. Below, Bondings 2.0 reports on this news and other LGBT developments, two of which reveal Catholic higher education’s growing commitment to support trans* community members. 581 more words

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Indonesian Catholics Defend LGBT Students' Rights Against Education Minister

Catholics in Indonesia have rejected a government official’s call to ban counseling services to LGBT students in higher education.

According to Asian CorrespondentMuhammad Nasir, who serves as Minister of Research, Technology, and Higher Education, decried such programs at the University of Indonesia, stating: 460 more words

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LGBT Concerns Included in University of San Diego Student Demands

As the new year gets underway,  college campuses will soon be in full swing.  Here are stories from three Catholic schools that are working for greater LGBT equality for their students. 596 more words

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Fordham Student's Coming Out Sparked by Nun's Anti-Gay Lecture

A new column in OutSports reveals the silver lining in one nun’s homophobic remarks, as well as the contrasts that remain in Catholic education when it comes to LGBT issues. 556 more words

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Catholic Colleges Advance on Trans* Inclusion, Including Restrooms

As frequent readers of our “Campus Chronicles” series know, Catholic higher education frequently leads the wider church when it comes to LGBT inclusion. Lately, more and more colleges are acting for trans* inclusion along with existing welcomes of LGB community members. 655 more words

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Transgender Student: Catholic Church Nearly Killed Me. Georgetown Saved Me.'

Much of Catholic higher education in the U.S. is fairly supportive of LGBTQ students. Many colleges offer supports as is evident in New Ways Ministry’s… 796 more words

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Friday Night Well Spent

Food can only take me so far

A Venti Latte, a few more waking hours

But today is written in the language of laughter,

In conversations never awkward, 161 more words

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