In the spring 2014 semester, I helped launch a new faith-sharing group on my college campus for queer students and their straight allies. We called it Affirmations.
I was inspired to start the group by the Spirit during the fall 2013 Call To Action conference in Milwaukee. There I met tons of young adults passionate about Catholic social justice, particularly about LGBTQIA equality in the Church. Most of the people I met were out of college already. I realized still being a student at Catholic college gave me a critical advantage to reach out to other progressive young adult Catholics. Continue reading →