More all-gender bathrooms at LMU

Transgender activists prompt president of Jesuit university to change eight restrooms on campus

In response to events on campus, LMU President Timothy Law Snyder has ordered the Facilities Management to create “additional all-gender restrooms.”   As the Loyolan reported, “The Student Housing Office replaced the traditional signs that depict a man and woman on eight different individual-use bathrooms at the beginning of August in the Leavey apartments, McKay Hall, … [Read more...]

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Who is California’s travel ban affecting?

Students, college athletes and academics among those who can't get state funding for trips to 'anti-LGBT' states

UC Davis senior Acacia Keith was excited to present her research on the anti-abortion movement at what would have been her first national conference this spring. The Council on Undergraduate Research conference, which showcases work by more than 3,000 undergraduates, is considered a premier opportunity to make an academic mark and network for jobs and graduate programs. UC … [Read more...]

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‘Glitter ashes’

LGBT advocacy group promotes use of ashes mixed with glitter on Ash Wednesday

Proclaiming "the need for progressive Christian witness has never been more urgent," a New York-based LGBTQ advocacy group with roots in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), has launched "Glitter+Ash". Parity characterizes glitter ash as a way for churches observing Ash Wednesday to incorporate pro-LGBTQ advocacy into the beginning of the 40-day Lenten season. Formerly known as … [Read more...]

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Students demand Catholic university denounce Saint Junípero Serra as mass murderer

They also call on the University of San Diego to replace its mascot, Diego Torero, with a ‘non-human’ one

The following comes from a December 23 College Fix article by Nathan Rubbelke: A coalition of students at the University of San Diego have demanded that administrators denounce Saint Junípero Serra as a mass murderer with a “colonialist legacy.” They also want the Catholic saint’s name stripped from a campus building at the private, Catholic university. The demand, one of … [Read more...]

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LGBTQ in Business and Economics

A new set of courses at the University of San Diego

The following came in an Oct. 31 email from Chuck LiMandri, president of the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund. Dear Fellow Faithful Catholics: Unfortunately, this is not a Halloween trick or treat.  Below is the announcement of four upper-division LGBTQ course offerings at USD. Please keep in mind that according to the latest statistics from the National Institute of … [Read more...]

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Gay Pride at Oakland elementary school

‘We are all very kind to each other.’

The following comes from a June 16 story on World News Daily. An elementary school in Oakland, California, topped off its school year with a Pride Day celebrating all types of families, including those in which the parents consider themselves to be lesbian, “gay,” bisexual, transgender or queer. Principal Chelsea Toller opened the June 5 assembly with an auditorium full … [Read more...]

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Gay activists seek change of Fourth of July parade marshal

LGBTQ event cancelled at Tim Busch’s Napa resort

The following comes from a June 19 story in the Napa Valley Register. Local gay rights advocates planning to participate in Napa’s annual Fourth of July festivities were dismayed to learn that this year’s parade grand marshal is none other than Meritage Resort and Spa founder Tim Busch, an Orange County businessman and conservative Catholic who has actively campaigned … [Read more...]

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