LGBT

The Latest

June 4 rally in support of Tanner Cross, Loudoun County, Virginia

Court reinstates Virginia teacher suspended over transgender pronoun policy

Jun 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

A county court on Tuesday ruled that a Virginia teacher suspended for opposing a school transgender pronoun policy must be... Read more

The clear response of a priest to Fr. James Martin for supporting 'gay pride'

Jun 4, 2021

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Fr. Nelson Medina, a Dominican priest from Colombia, responded to the June 2 Instagram video posted by Fr. James Martin... Read more

Ottawa archbishop: Some parents say flying LGBT flag ‘hijacks’ Ontario Catholic schools

Jun 3, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

With multiple Catholic school systems in the Canadian province of Ontario deciding to fly the rainbow LGBT Pride flag in... Read more

An Eden Invitation backpacking trip in Wyoming's Wind River Range, July 2019. Photo courtesy of Eden Invitation.

Eden Invitation offers reflections as an alternative to Pride Month

Jun 2, 2021

By Autumn Jones

The month of June is understood in the secular community as Pride Month. Eden Invitation, a movement for young adult... Read more

Mixed 'blessings' as Bishop Stowe attends Catholic dissenters' Pride Month event

Jun 2, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholic dissenters and LGBT activists on Tuesday hosted an online Pride Month “blessing” in reaction to a Vatican statement reiterating... Read more

U.S. Embassy to the Holy See displays LGBT "Pride" flag during month of June, 2021, in Rome

US Embassy to Vatican flies LGBT ‘Pride’ flag for month of June

Jun 1, 2021

The U.S. Embassy to the Holy See announced on Tuesday, June 1, that it was displaying the rainbow LGBT “Pride”... Read more

A group of high school girls running on a track. Via Shutterstock

Newspaper edits opinion piece on transgender athletes to remove ‘hurtful language’ 

May 27, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

A religious liberty law firm says a major national newspaper edited a gender description in an opinion piece by one... Read more

Florida State University settles lawsuit with Catholic student

May 26, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

Florida State University has agreed to a settlement with a Catholic student who sued the school last year over his... Read more

An LGBT rally in Portugal. Credit: Pedro Ribeiro Simões via Flickr  (CC BY 2.0).

Catholic doctrine preserves the life of LGBT members of the Church

May 21, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Is it possible to be gay and Catholic? After extensive interviews, CNA has found that to a silent majority, the... Read more

Parliament buildings, Stormont, Belfast   Credit: Stephen Barnes/Shutterstock

Christians in Northern Ireland concerned about push for vague 'conversion therapy' ban

May 20, 2021

By CNA Staff

After Northern Ireland lawmakers passed a resolution to develop a ban on “conversion therapy” regarding sexual orientation and gender identity,... Read more

Francisco José Contreras, a member of Spain's Congress of Deputies for Seville. Credit: Hazteoir.org

Twitter briefly suspends Spanish politician for saying 'a man cannot get pregnant'

May 19, 2021

By David Ramos

Twitter briefly suspended last week Francisco José Contreras, a member of Spain’s Congress of Deputies from the far right Vox... Read more

As Catholic school district promotes Pride flag, Toronto archdiocese says cross the best symbol of inclusion

May 13, 2021

While the Toronto Catholic School District Board has voted to proclaim June as Pride Month and fly the rainbow LGBT... Read more

Catholics slam ‘lawless’ HHS ‘transgender mandate’

May 10, 2021

Catholic groups and legal experts denounced the Biden administration’s notice on Monday that it would prohibit denial of gender-transition procedures... Read more

Biden administration says it will enforce health care protections for people identifying as LGBTQ

May 10, 2021

The Biden administration on Monday announced it would interpret and enforce existing law to ensure people identifying as LGBTQ were... Read more

Catholic school district in Canada mandates LGBT Pride Month awareness, staff training

May 9, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

While a Catholic school district in Ontario failed to pass a proposal to fly the rainbow-colored LGBT Pride Flag outside... Read more

U.S. embassy in Moscow displays LGBT "Pride" flag. Embassies will be allowed to fly the rainbow flag on the same flagpole as the U.S. flag.

State Department allowing U.S. embassies to fly LGBT 'Pride' flags

May 6, 2021

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is allowing U.S. diplomatic posts around the world to fly the LGBT “Pride” flag on... Read more

Swedish hospital praised for halting gender-transitioning for children under 16

May 6, 2021

Swedish doctors will no longer prescribe hormones or drugs to halt or delay puberty for children under the age of... Read more

Wealthy corporations back Equality Act stripped of religious freedom protections

May 4, 2021

Federal LGBT legislation that excludes important religious freedom protections has the backing of over 400 American corporations with trillions of... Read more

Credit: vasilis asvestas/Shutterstock

International pro-life groups concerned about USAID nominee

Apr 28, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

Pro-life advocates are concerned over the nomination of Samantha Power to head a critical United States international aid agency.  Read more

New Justice Department official opposed Little Sisters of the Poor in contraceptive mandate case

Apr 22, 2021

An Obama-era Justice Department official with a history of pro-abortion and pro-transgender statements was confirmed to a top position at... Read more