A case involving a Montana woman whose contract as an assistant softball coach at a Catholic high school was not renewed because she works at Planned Parenthood represents
the latest in a string of dismissals by religiously affiliated employers under the guise of religious liberty rights.
ENDA would protect many LGBTQ individuals from workplace discrimination, something a strong majority of Americans support. However, the proposed version of the law would not protect LGBTQ employees at Catholic schools and some other religiously affiliated institutions.
Having to fight your employer for health-care equity is bad; having to fight whoever else has an opinion on it is worse.
In this week’s sexual health roundup, we take a close look at New York City: a new app for teens, a little-known regulation that prevents schools from teaching sex ed in buildings owned by the Catholic Church, and a new report that finds huge reproductive health disparities across the five boroughs.
How much could an institution possibly care about what it views as its right to the exercise of religious freedom when it forgets to exercise it? Wheaton College, an evangelical liberal arts school in Illinois is about to find out.
Christ the King Catholic School suddenly has a new principal, and no one is talking.
This is not the first time a Catholic individual or organization has allowed intolerance to interfere with the Church’s message on loving our (black, gay, poor) neighbors, but it’s particularly embarrassing in this case.