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HHS nominee won’t say if parents can refuse child’s gender transitioning

A nominee for assistant health secretary on Thursday wouldn’t say if government officials can intervene when parents refuse their child’s... Read more

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USCCB: Equality Act would ‘punish’ religious groups opposed to gender ideology

The U.S. bishops’ conference (USCCB) has come out in opposition to the Equality Act, which was introduced in the U.S.... Read more

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In far-reaching executive order, Biden redefines 'sex'

In one of his first acts in office, President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to interpret sex discrimination... Read more

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US bishops commend HUD plan to allow homeless shelters to serve on basis of sex

The US bishops’ conference on Friday applauded the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s proposal to allow single-sex homeless... Read more

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Vatican diplomat tells UN ‘gender identity’ category not necessary for refugee protection

A Holy See diplomat raised concern at the United Nations in Geneva this week over the use of the term... Read more

The Italian version of the new Directory for Catechesis, launched at the Vatican, June 25, 2020.

Catholic catechesis directory addresses gender, biological sex, and bioethics

Bioethics, gender identity, and biological sex are new subjects covered in the Vatican’s latest Directory for Catechesis, released Thursday. The... Read more

Archbishop Rino Fisichella presents the new Directory for Catechesis at the Vatican, June 25, 2020.

Vatican releases Catholic directory for catechesis in ‘dynamic continuity’ with Church teaching

The Vatican Thursday published a new directory for catechesis, emphasizing both its continuity with two previous directories and its new... Read more

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Children at risk from porn, trafficking, gender identity, summit hears

Advocates for children, parents, and women’s rights all spoke out against growing threats of the sexualization of children at a... Read more

Sleeping arrangements at the Downtown Hope Center women's shelter.

Federal court: Women's-only shelter not required to admit men

A federal court has issued a preliminary injunction protecting a women’s overnight shelter in Anchorage from the city’s demands that... Read more

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New study suggests link between autism and gender dysphoria

A new study suggests a link between autism, autistic traits, and identifying as transgender or non-binary, raising new questions about... Read more

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'Transgender' track rules violate Title IX, ADF says

The governing body for high school sports in Connecticut is facing a federal complaint after allowing male students to compete... Read more

Catholic 'gender theory' document: clarity for a wounded, oversexed culture?

Catholic commentators have welcomed a Vatican document warning that gender theory is a cultural and ideological revolution that undermines both... Read more

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New Vatican document says gender theory is 'cultural and ideological revolution'

A Vatican department has issued a sweeping denunciation of so-called gender theory, and affirmed the principles of human dignity, difference,... Read more

US Supreme Court.

Supreme Court to hear sexual orientation, gender identity employment cases

In a decision that could have potentially far-reaching consequences, the U.S. Supreme Court has said it will hear cases involving... Read more

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Efforts build to repeal Uruguay's controversial transgender law

Nearly 70,000 people in Uruguay have presented signatures seeking to initiate the process of repealing a controversial transgender law passed... Read more

Utah bill would prohibit changing birth certificate sex

Proposed legislation in Utah would require the sex listed on birth certificates to reflect the sex of the person at... Read more

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Regis University defends campus 'drag show' despite archbishop's complaint

Officials at a Catholic university defended a campus “drag show” and classroom measures designed to support the gender identity preferences... Read more

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Regis University provost encourages faculty to attend campus ‘drag show’

The provost of Denver’s Regis University has encouraged faculty members to attend a student drag show on the university campus,... Read more

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Could a California bill ban Christian teaching on homosexuality?

A proposed law in California could have a chilling effect on free speech, warn critics who fear that it could... Read more

Evangelicals' Nashville Statement 'largely consonant' with Catholic thought

An Evangelical Christian coalition’s statement on marriage, sexuality, and gender identity is “largely consonant” with Catholic thought, according to one... Read more