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15 Years in the Lives of a Catholic Lesbian Couple

Marianne T. Duddy-Burke | Posted 11.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Marianne T. Duddy-Burke

We've had a rich life as a couple and as a family. In lots of ways we are very similar to many other families across the U.S. We've also had some challenges that other families don't have to deal with. Some have been cultural and legal, but those that have had the deepest impact have been religious.

The Catholic Activists Behind Edie Windsor's DOMA Victory

Jamie L. Manson | Posted 08.26.2013 | Religion
Jamie L. Manson

DignityUSA is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Catholics that was formally expelled by the Roman Catholic church in 1986 by then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger.

LISTEN: Gay Catholic Group Responds To Pope's Homophobic Comments

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 03.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

I found the pope's remarks so appalling that I immediately contacted Marianne Duddy-Burke, Executive Director of DignityUSA, the nation's leading LGBT Catholic organization, to get her spin on this attack against our families.

Religious Liberty vs. Same-Sex Marriage: Is There Really A Conflict?

Marianne T. Duddy-Burke | Posted 07.18.2011 | Religion
Marianne T. Duddy-Burke

Chief among claims from opponents is that legalizing same-sex marriage will infringe on the religious freedom of those who oppose the practice on theological grounds.

Astoria Characters: The Dedicated Doctor

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Dr. Tom Moulton arrives cradling an orchid in one hand and a loaf of home-made soda bread in the other. My white phalaenopsis is wilting, so he rushed right over.