Cincinnati Teacher Forced Out for Loving Gay Son

Tensions in Cincinnati have been building since the Archdiocese released a  new teaching contract which features an enhanced morality clause which, in part, focuses on LGBT people and allies. One teacher is standing by her gay son which means sacrificing her career, while other educators weigh their…

On Restrictive Employment Policies: ‘Catholics have to stand up to this.’

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s controversial new loyalty oath for Catholic school teachers which requires that they do not express “public support for a homosexual lifestyle,” among other things, has been receiving opposition recently, and has been the subject of scrutiny…

When LGBT Church Workers Are Fired, What Are ‘The Ethics of Exit’ ?

The most troubling issue of the last few months has been the rash of people fired from Catholic institutions because of LGBT issues. The injustice of these decisions is made even more troubling by the fact that, based on what…

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Employees of Catholic Institutions Who Have Been Fired, Forced to Resign, Had Offers Rescinded, or Had Their Jobs Threatened Because of LGBT Issues (Includes Dioceses with New Restrictive Contract Clauses, Positive Responses, Updates on Legal Cases, and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 May 24, 2017)  Compiled by…

If You Can Teach, You Can Teach

Is the University of Notre Dame’s approach to inclusion instructive for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and other dioceses which have released teacher contracts targeting LGBT people and their allies? One alumnus says yes, and the University’s example would strengthen Catholic schools, too.…