The December 25, 2001, issue of the Advocate (p. 16) quotes Executive Director Marianne Duddy on Pope John Paul II, Fr. Mychal Judge, gay priests and the gifts of our heroes.
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.