Building a Dignified Identity: An Ethnographic Case Study of LGBT Catholics.

@article{Radojcic2016BuildingAD,
  title={Building a Dignified Identity: An Ethnographic Case Study of LGBT Catholics.},
  author={Natasha Radojcic},
  journal={Journal of homosexuality},
  year={2016},
  volume={63 10},
  pages={
          1297-313
        }
}
This ethnographic case study offers insight into religiously devout sexual minorities and the reasons behind their continued participation in an anti-gay religious institution, the Roman Catholic Church. I demonstrate how members of Dignity, an organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Catholics, strategically use their identity as gay Catholics to initiate action, to build community, and to destigmatize other religious sexual minorities. Members leverage this unique… CONTINUE READING
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