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Highlights of DignityUSA's History: 1988

The following history is based on the commemorative booklet entitled DignityUSA at 25: A Chronology, 1969-1994 compiled by former DignityUSA President Pat Roche. Copies are available from the Dignity national office and were also printed in the Dignity Journal 27:2-3 (Autumn 1995). Highlights from 1995-Present compiled by former Dignity Vice President Pat McArron.
  • In June, Jim Bussen attends the National Association for Lay Ministry Conference at Loyola University in Chicago.
  • From June 26-July 1, the first National Catholic AIDS Ministry Conference is held at Notre Dame University.
  • In September, Beacon Press in Boston publishes John McNeill’s book: Taking a Chance on God: Liberating Theology for Gays. Lesbians, Their Lovers, Families and Friends
  • Dignity/Canada/Dignité holds its Second Biennial Convention in Calgary.
  • From November 18-20, National President Jim Bussen attends "Creating Change: A National Conference for Gay and Lesbian Organizations" in Washington, DC.