New Employment Contract Clauses Raise a Host of Issues

Oakland, California’s Bishop Michael Barber issued a statement recently to try to clarify the new clauses added to his diocese’s employment contracts which greatly restrict support for LGBT people and issues.  The problem with his explanation, though, is that he…

As Firings and Restrictions Continue, So Does the Determination of the Faithful

It seems that almost every day, we receive news concerning employees from Catholic institutions being terminated because of LGBT issues.  Such news can be depressing, when we think about how much our church leaders need to learn about LGBT issues…

Catholicism, Employment, & LGBT Issues

Employees of Catholic Institutions Who Have Been Fired, Forced to Resign, Had Offers Rescinded, or Had Their Jobs Threatened Because of LGBT Issues (Includes Dioceses with New Restrictive Contract Clauses, Positive Responses, Updates on Legal Cases, and Resources)  (updated November 4, 2016)  Compiled by…

Teacher Resigns Over San Francisco Contract Proposals Which California Lawmakers Are Investigating

Another teacher is leaving San Francisco’s Catholic school system due to proposed contract changes targeting LGBT and ally employees, a resignation coming at the same time California’s legislature holds hearings on the controversy.…