Press Release

Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love) Offers No Joy to LGBT Catholics, Families


April 8, 2016, Boston, MA. Pope Francis’ long-anticipated response to two sessions of a world-wide Synod on the Family, an Apostolic Exhortation entitled “Amoris Laetitia” (The Joy of Love), is a tremendous disappointment to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Catholics and their families, says DignityUSA, a leading organization of Catholics committed to LGBT equality.

LGBT Catholics Hail Supreme Court Decision to Make Marriage Equality the Law of the U.S.

Contact:               Marianne Duddy-Burke, 617-668-7810


Boston, June 26, 2015. DignityUSA, the organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Catholics, cheered today’s Supreme Court’s sweeping decision that strikes down state bans on same-sex marriage, and makes marriage equality the law of the land throughout the U.S.

Black LGBT Religious Leaders Act with Historically Black Churches: “Black Bodies Matter”

December 11, 2014

Contact:  Ann Craig  Craignewyork @  

LGBT Black Christians and faith leaders join tens of thousands of historically Black congregations/denominations and allies to wear black to church on Sunday, December 14 in response to police brutality: “Black LGBT bodies must matter, too!”