This is a catholic section consisting of materials that are a bit too all-inclusive to be included in the other sections. (After all, that’s what catholic means.)
Frequently Asked Questions
This is a growing collection of questions and answers about the intersection of the Roman Catholic Church and the LGBTQ+ community. We hope you’ll help to build this section further by adding your questions through our Contact form.
Catholic and LGBTQ+ Definitions
Words are powerful; they can communicate, and they can injure. LGBTQ+ Catholics have to understand a bewildering array of terms like primacy of conscience, cisgender, intersex and magisterium. In this section we attempt to help you understand the terms you need to know.
Articles of Incorporation
Dignity/Houston, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation, and these Articles of Incorporation determine its purpose and right to act as a corporation.
These rules govern how Dignity/Houston, Inc. operates. If we violate them, we risk losing our right to do business in the State of Texas.
IRS 501(c)(3) Tax Exemption
This is the letter, from the Internal Revenue Service, that makes Dignity/Houston, Inc. exempt from the payment of Federal income taxes.
Texas Sales Tax Exemption
This is the letter from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts that makes Dignity/Houston, Inc. exempt from the payment of State sales taxes.
This section is still under development. We’ll start with providing you with links to all the documents that are part of DignityHouston’s library, including brochures, flyers, legal documents, and the like. A little later, we’ll start adding community resources, such as allied LGBTQ+ organizations.