LGBT

The Latest

null

LGBT organizations in Spain are pressuring the government to pass the ‘trans law’

Sep 30, 2022

By CNA Staff

Three LGBT organizations have met with the main party of the governing coalition in Spain, seeking the passage of the... Read more

null

Salvadoran Education Ministry dismisses official who endorsed kids’ TV show with gender ideology

Sep 28, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

El Salvador’s Ministry of Education has dismissed the official responsible for allowing a children’s program with gender ideology to be... Read more

Cardinal Francis Arinze.

Cardinal Arinze explains why Belgian bishops can’t bless same-sex couples

Sep 26, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The Belgian bishops’ introduction of blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples has drawn rebuke from the former head of the Vatican’s... Read more

null

Tennessee governor urges investigation of Vanderbilt pediatric transgender clinic

Sep 21, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has called for an investigation into the Vanderbilt University Medical Center after comments on transgender surgeries. Read more

null

Doctor says Boston gender clinic mutilates and sterilizes children

Aug 15, 2022

By Edie Heipel

Controversy erupted last week when news of Boston Children’s Hospital’s Gender Clinic for kids took over social media, prompting outrage... Read more

Transgender flag

Green Bay diocese issues gender identity policy consistent with biological sex

Jul 13, 2022

By Maisy Sullivan

The Diocese of Green Bay has added a clause to its education policy manual that prohibits the use of pronouns... Read more

Lambeth Palace, London, residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Church of England lacks 'official definition' of woman, bishop says

Jul 11, 2022

By CNA Staff

Robert Innes, the Church of England’s Bishop in Europe, has said that that ecclesial community has no definition of a... Read more

Hand wearing gay pride rainbow wristband making a power fist gesture in front of the US Capitol building in Washington, DC  Credit: lazyllama/Shutterstock

US embassy to Vatican again flies Pride Flag as Biden administration backs 'LGBTQIA+' advocacy

Jun 1, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See has again flown a Pride Flag, as President Joe Biden reiterated his commitment... Read more

Bishop Robert McElroy. CNA file photo.

What to know about Bishop Robert McElroy, who will soon be a cardinal

May 29, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

McElroy has led the San Diego diocese since 2015. Read more

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot leads the city's Pride Parade as Grand Marshal, June 30, 2019.

Roe v. Wade: Pro-life leaders react to Chicago mayor's 'incendiary' call to arms

May 10, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Catholic and pro-life leaders are condemning the Chicago’s mayor’s “call to arms” in response to the leaked Supreme Court draft... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter’s Square on May 4, 2022.

Pope Francis to LGBT people: God ‘does not disown any of his children’

May 9, 2022

By CNA Staff

“A ‘selective’ church, one of ‘pure blood,’ is not Holy Mother Church, but rather a sect,” the pope said. Read more

Bishop Joseph Bonnemain of Chur, Switzerland.

Catholic priests criticize new code of conduct in Swiss diocese as ‘attempt to implant LGBT ideology’

Apr 29, 2022

By CNA Staff

Chur Bishop Joseph Bonnemain said the code would be ‘binding for all leaders and employees.’ Read more

null

Spain's judiciary council questions details of proposed trans law

Apr 22, 2022

By ACI Prensa

The Plenary of Spain’s national council of the judiciary has questioned the draft law on “the real and effective equality... Read more

Professor Nicholas Meriwether

Professor who resisted mandatory transgender pronouns reaches settlement with university

Apr 19, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

Shawnee State University and Prof. Nicholas Meriwether have agreed to a $400,000 settlement after the professor faced disciplinary action for... Read more

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signs bills in Indianapolis, March 10, 2022.

Indiana governor vetoes bill that would reserve girls' sports to females

Mar 22, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The governor of Indiana has vetoed a bill aiming to prohibit the participation of males in K-12 girl’s sports, saying... Read more

Archbishop John Wilson of Southwark.

Catholic archbishop ‘did the right thing’ in LGBT author dispute, says education consultant

Mar 17, 2022

By CNA Staff

The author’s visit was canceled and school governors who supported the book-signing event removed. Read more

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks outside the Supreme Court, Nov. 1, 2021

Federal officials condemn Texas' investigations of child transgender therapies

Mar 3, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Biden administration this week issued condemnations of a Texas policy whereby parents who facilitate gender transition medical treatments for... Read more

null

Lincoln bishop opposes now-blocked gender identity city ordinance

Mar 3, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

The Bishop of Lincoln recently spoke out against a city ordinance, recently blocked by a referendum petition, which added “sexual... Read more

The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee archdiocese provides gender theory policy based on biological sex

Jan 20, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee this week put forth a policy related to gender theory, which includes the provision that only... Read more

Barronelle Stutzman, a Christian and florist from Washington state who was sued after declining to create flower arrangements for a same-sex marriage.

Washington florist who declined to serve same-sex wedding will pay settlement, retire

Nov 18, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A Christian florist who was sued after declining to create flower arrangements for a same-sex wedding ceremony and subsequently spent... Read more