School Days

US: Indianapolis Archdiocese aggressive, but not alone, in firing gay teachers. Here's why.

Indianapolis is not the first city to see its Catholic schools grappling with the employment of LGBT people but some advocates say the archdiocese — and Archbishop Charles C. Thompson — seems to be pursuing the issue more aggressively than elsewhere in the country.

US: As Indianapolis Archdiocese stands firm, Cathedral students and alumni pray for change

Hundreds of Indianapolis Catholics on Thursday gathered in front of the Catholic seat of power for the region, the archdiocese, and tried to take back some of that power through an hour of prayer, protest and song.

Myanmar university investigates suicide of gay librarian

A Myanmar university said on Wednesday it had suspended three staff while it investigates the suicide of a gay employee who said he was bullied at work in social media posts widely shared in the conservative Asian country.