This has been no ordinary time. Masks, social distancing and almost no contact with friends, family or coworkers have kept many folks apart. Yet Dignity Chapters, Communities and Caucuses across the US, have come together and remain connected in new and innovative ways.
Since 2013, thousands of people across the country come together each year and raise their voices for justice and inclusion with Give OUT Day, the national day of giving for the LGBTQI community. Every year, we’ve been blown away by the generous support of our community on this special day. Already, our friends and supporters have pledged hundreds of dollars in support of LGBTQI Catholics.
June 24, 2020. New directives from the Archdiocese of Indianapolis that ban some transgender students from Catholic schools are being called “unspeakably cruel” and “based on ignorance and misconceptions” by leaders of the LGBTQI Catholic group DignityUSA. A policy released to archdiocesan employees on June 17 says that children who have legally, chemically, or surgically changed their gender from that assigned at birth may not be enrolled in Catholic schools.