Target changes Pride merch strategy

Target announced it will feature items in certain stores during Pride Month in June. It will provide adult apparel, home goods, food and beverages in stores chosen based on historical sales performance and on its website. Some products last year prompted a significant backlash, leading to the relocation of products in many stores.

Catholic school can legally fire gay teacher, court finds

On May 8, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a North Carolina Catholic high school could legally fire gay teacher Lonnie Billard, citing the "ministerial exception" to uphold its religious doctrines.

Advocates speak on AZ nondiscrimination act

Advocates for the LGBTQ+ community spoke at the Arizona State Capitol on Jan. 18 in support of House Bill 2625, the Statewide Non-discrimination Act that was introduced in the state legislature.

Pope Francis suggests blessings for same-sex couples

Pope Francis has suggested there might be ways to bless same-sex unions. The Vatican on Monday published a letter Francis wrote to five cardinals on July 11 after receiving a list of five questions, or “dubia,” from them a day earlier.