This paper identifies three specific strategies used to promote queer inclusivity at a small Jesuit Catholic university in a politically charged environment: educating the community via intentionally designed inclusivity trainings; cultivating deep roots through coalition-building and strategic organizing; and foregrounding Catholic social teachings in the conversation. We use a local controversy to contextualize and demonstrate the importance of these strategies when fostering queer inclusivity on Jesuit campuses. We frame our discussion within a larger conversation about LGBTQIA+ issues on college campuses (including Catholic campuses) and the role that Jesuit values in higher education have to play in building inclusive communities.
Knorr, Alyse, and Erin Winterrowd. "Fostering Jesuit Queer Inclusivity in a Charged Political Environment: One Campus’s Journey." Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal 10, 1 (2021). https://epublications.regis.edu/jhe/vol10/iss1/11