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02 Aug, 2014, 23:31 ET Gay/Lesbian Catholics Reach Out to Catholic Bishops on Immigration Reform

 The Rainbow Sash Movement (RSM/LGBT Catholics) believes that LGBT political leadership should be more involved in this issue. Attempts to work...


20 Nov, 2013, 09:51 ET Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Catholics) responds to Bishop Thomas Paprocki homophobic nonsense in Springfield, IL concerning Gay Marriage

 According to a Catholic bishop in Springfield, Illinois, Satan was behind his state's recent legalization of same-sex marriage. This is the...


30 Aug, 2013, 14:17 ET Rainbow Sash Movement: Why is Cardinal George (Chicago) afraid to engage in a Public Debate on Illinois Gay Marriage

As we continue on the Road to Gay Marriage in Illinois some people in the religious world are stunned with the growing normalization of...


12 Jun, 2013, 20:32 ET Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Catholics) responds to the Faith based bigotry of Cardinal Francis George on Gay Marriage

CHICAGO, June 12, 2013 Cardinal Francis George will be visiting Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 708 W. Belmont, Chicago, in the heart of Chicago's...


19 May, 2013, 06:00 ET Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Catholics) Calls on Cardinal Francis George of Chicago to Reclaim God's radical inclusivity on Pentecost Sunday (May 19)

The Catholic Church teaching calls same-sex attraction "an objective disorder" and condemns homosexual activity as immoral, though it also calls on...


07 Feb, 2013, 14:38 ET Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Catholics): Gay Marriage demonstration outside of Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral

The Rainbow Sash Movement, Gay Liberation Network and other groups and individuals will be demonstrating outside of Holy Name Cathedral this...


14 Dec, 2012, 17:26 ET Rainbow Sash Movement: Gay Catholics Speak Out for Marriage Equality in Illinois

The Rainbow Sash Movement (Lesbian/Gay Catholics) challenges the policy arm of the Catholic Church in Illinois when that Conference makes the claim...


18 Oct, 2012, 20:33 ET Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Catholics) Takes on the Knights of Columbus

 RSM News - Under the mantle of Charity the Knights of Columbus have had a free pass on the issue of anti-gay bigotry "We can no longer...


18 Aug, 2012, 15:07 ET Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Catholics) Calls for Prayers for Chicago's Cardinal Francis George

The Rainbow Sash Movement is calling on its entire membership across the nation, along with its allies and the Chicago LGBT Community to hold...


19 Jun, 2012, 14:45 ET Rainbow Sash Movement (LGBT Roman Catholics) Calls on the Organizers to Cancel Chicago Gay Pride Parade over safety concerns.

This weekend the largest and most populated parade will take place in Chicago's Lakeview Community also known as Boystown. The annual pride parade...


06 Jan, 2012, 10:07 ET Holy Name Cathedral Demonstration Calls for Cardinal George to Apologize, According to Rainbow Sash Movement

The Rainbow Sash Movement, Gay Liberation Movement with support from Equality Illinois is bringing together a public response to Cardinal...


27 May, 2011, 06:00 ET Pentecost Sunday - Civil Unions- Gay Adoption - Employee Benefits - A Gay Catholic Response

On June 1, 2011, LGBT people in Illinois will be allowed to enter into Civil Unions. How will Catholic entities respond to the New Civil Unions...


24 May, 2010, 07:00 ET Rainbow Sash Movement (Gay Catholics) Unmasks Homophobia on Pentecost Sunday

The Rainbow Sash Movement (RSM) Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Catholics and supporters entered Catholic Cathedrals both nationally and...


14 May, 2010, 07:00 ET Rainbow Sash Movement (Gay Catholics) Call for 'Zero Tolerance' of Homophobia in the Catholic Church

The following is being released by the Rainbow Sash Movement: The Rainbow Sash Movement (Gay Catholics) will enter Catholic Cathedrals nationally...


24 May, 2007, 01:00 ET Catholic Gays Challenge Church Authority

CHICAGO, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rainbow Sash Movement (RSM) announced today that they will be challenging the practices of the Catholic...


17 Nov, 2006, 00:00 ET The Gay and Lesbian's Catholics Challenges Anti Gay Bigotry of Catholic Bishops

CHICAGO, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In their typical fashion the Catholic Bishops of the United States meeting in Baltimore for their annual fall...


02 Nov, 2006, 00:00 ET Rainbow Sash Movement: Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Catholics Responds to the Catholic Bishops

CHICAGO, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Rainbow Sash Movement will be sending a delegation to the Sunday, Nov. 12, 4:40 p.m.: Procession, Mass...


05 Jun, 2006, 01:00 ET Gay and Lesbian Catholics of the Rainbow Sash Movement Challenge Catholic Bishops to Remove the Blinders of Homophobia on Pentecost Sunday

CHICAGO, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Rainbow Sash Movement entered Catholic Cathedrals and parishes across the nation wearing Rainbow...


28 May, 2006, 01:00 ET The US Rainbow Sash Movement (Lesbian/Gay Catholics) Condemns the Violence That is Being Promoted Against Lesbian and Gay People in Both Russia and Poland

CHICAGO, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Eastern Church and Western Church have failed to uphold the Gospel call of Jesus Christ by promoting...


22 May, 2006, 01:00 ET Gay and Lesbian Catholics Will Enter Catholic Cathedrals Nationally On Pentecost Sunday

CHICAGO, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by the Rainbow Sash Movement (RSM). The RSM will respond to the fear...


02 Dec, 2005, 00:00 ET Rainbow Sash Movement Says It is Time for Gay and Lesbian Catholics to Speak the Truth

CHICAGO, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Holy Roman Catholic Church has been waging a public war against gay people for too many years," said Joe...


23 Nov, 2005, 00:00 ET Gay and Lesbian Catholics: Everything & Nothing -- More Questions Than Answers!

CHICAGO, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizations for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered Catholics worldwide have reacted angrily to the...


12 Nov, 2005, 00:00 ET Rainbow Sash Movement (Gay/Lesbian Catholics) Call on Catholic Bishops to Enter into Common Ground Dialogue

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- As our Catholic Community gathers to celebrate the Holy Eucharist in the Nations Capital, at the Basilica of...


06 Oct, 2005, 01:00 ET Leader of the Philippines' First Gay Group to Headline 7th Annual Shepard March

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Edgar Oscar Atadero, the President of ProGay Philippines, that country's first Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans group,...


16 Sep, 2005, 01:00 ET Catholic Bishops Meet Queer Catholics aka Rainbow Sash Movement in Washington DC in November

CHICAGO, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rainbow Sash Movement (National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Catholics) will be sending a delegation to...