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Read. Watch. Discuss: How Catholic Universities Can Welcome LGBTQIA+ Students In-Person

Are you interested in how Catholic Universities can be more welcoming to LGBTQIA+ students? Or how the Catholic Church and LGBTQIA+ people can treat each other with respect, compassion and sensitivity? If so, you are invited to Watch. Read. Discuss.

Watch Fr. James Martin, SJ speak on the topic “How Catholic Universities Can Welcome LGBTQIA+ Students” recorded on February 24, 2021. Click here; you’ll need to use your MultiPass.

Read Fr. Martin’s book “Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Respect, Compassion & Sensitivity.” The discussion will focus on pp. 1-13 and 32-63 of the revised and expanded edition.

Discuss the presentation and book with students from around campus on March 22, 2021 7-8:30pm via Zoom.  Free book copies are available to the first 20 students to register for the student discussion. You may pick up your book at Gumberg Library or it will be mailed to you.

This event is open to current Duquesne students only. Please enter your Duquesne student email address during registration to receive a link to the Zoom event. 

Help start an open conversation about LGBTQIA+ students at Duquesne! This book discussion is co-sponsored by WGS, the Gender Forum, Gumberg Library and ODI.


Related LibGuide: Social Justice Reading Club by Terra Merkey

Monday, March 22, 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
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