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U.S. Bishops Try to Block Federal LGBTQ Suicide Hotline

Catholic journalists break appalling story

The story I have to write today is so appalling, it’s hard to accept as true. When I learned that a group of powerful religious men maneuvered behind the scenes during the Trump Administration to block funding for a suicide hotline for LGBTQ people, I sucked my breath in against anguish.

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James Finn

James Finn is an LGBTQ columnist, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.