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Is the Church Complicit When Bias Incidents Occur on Catholic Campuses?

While Catholic higher education often leads the church’s efforts to be more inclusive of LGBT people, as Saturday’s post about gay college athlete Chase Boyle explored, several incidents this fall reveal that campuses are not without LGBT-related problems. 763 more words

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Santa Clara University Responds to Anti-LGBT Slurs, Swastikas

Santa Clara University experienced multiple hate crimes last month, including messages against LGBT people, incidents which have energized members of the campus community to express their solidarity and demand change. 750 more words

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A Tale of Honesty, Courage, Community: A Catholic College Athlete Comes Out

Once again, a collegiate athlete has come out as gay.  Once again, the athlete is a student at a Catholic school.  

Chase Boyle, a senior at Mount St. 941 more words

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Gay Alumnus: Acceptance Must Prevail at Notre Dame and in the Catholic Church

Acceptance is a Catholic value, and one that needs to be lived out by the church. This truth takes on new meaning in the United States after last Tuesday’s election, and the potential damages to human rights that a new president might bring. 639 more words

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National Coming Out Day and the Complexities of Catholic Higher Education

By Bob Shine, New Ways Ministry, October 11, 2016

Today is National Coming Out Day, celebrating the ongoing process of coming out that is a part of many LGBT people’s journeys. 704 more words

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University of Notre Dame Reportedly Denies Safe Housing to Transgender Student

The University of Notre Dame reportedly failed to provide a transgender student with housing, the latest incident as many Catholic colleges and universities grapple with gender identity issues. 700 more words

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THIS MONTH IN CATHOLIC LGBT HISTORY: Georgetown University President Calls Gay Expulsion "Obscene"

“This Month in Catholic LGBT History” is Bondings 2.0’s new feature to educate readers of the rich history—positive and negative—that has taken place over the last four decades regarding Catholic LGBT equality issues.   947 more words

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