Gender Ideology

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Archbishop Carlson: Christ 'welcomes and challenges' those wrestling with gender identity

Aug 7, 2020

Christ draws close with love and compassion, as well as a challenge, for people who experience discord between their gender... Read more

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Researchers reverse: Gender surgery offers 'no advantage' to mental health

Aug 4, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Authors of a 2019 study which claimed gender-transition surgery may improve the long-term mental health of recipients have issued a correction. They... Read more

Child  at high risk of being trafficked and abused.

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

Oct 9, 2019

By Matt Hadro

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

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Department of Education will hear transgender track complaint

Aug 9, 2019

The U.S. Department of Education will hear a Title IX complaint brought by three female high school track athletes over... Read more

July 4 demonstration against gender ideology in the Dominican Republic.

Dominican Republic families demonstrate against gender ideology in education

Jul 9, 2019

Families in the Dominican Republic joined together July 4 for a national civic demonstration to protest a new Department of... Read more

Attempt to legalize abortion, gay marriage fails in Mexican Congress

May 28, 2019

The portion of a constitutional reform initiative seeking to legalize abortion and same-sex marriage in Mexico did not advance last... Read more

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Efforts build to repeal Uruguay's controversial transgender law

Mar 27, 2019

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

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Australian senator announces gender swap so he can speak on abortion issues

Nov 19, 2018

After being slammed for his religion and told he would never understand abortion because it is a women’s issue, Australian... Read more

Cardinal Gerhard Müller, then-prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, speaks at the Vatican June 14, 2016.

Gender theory flourished in an ideological vacuum, cardinal says

May 29, 2018

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Cardinal Gerhard Müller reflected recently on the rise of gender ideology, saying it flourished in the vacuum left by the... Read more

Peru to withdraw controversial “gender ideology” curriculum

Dec 1, 2017

The Peruvian government will withdraw a 2016 national school curriculum that has been widely criticized for its “gender ideology.”  Read more

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Paraguay's government rejects gender ideology

Sep 24, 2017

Paraguay Secretary of Education, Enrique Riera told reporters that the country's constitution recognizes “the traditional family” consisting of “dad, mom,... Read more

Peruvian marches against gender ideology attract 1.5 million

Mar 7, 2017

Under the theme “Don't Mess With My Children,” more than 1.5 million Peruvians demonstrated on Saturday against gender ideology in... Read more

Massachusetts law could forbid churches to preach on transgenderism

Oct 13, 2016

Four churches and their pastors are challenging a Massachusetts law which they say could regulate their speech regarding gender identity.... Read more

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Colombian bishops welcome government backing down from gender ideology

Aug 15, 2016

The Colombian Conference of Catholic Bishops welcomed the government's announcement that it will not promote or implement gender ideology in... Read more

Could it soon be illegal for doctors to believe in male and female?

Feb 3, 2016

A current proposal by a federal agency has raised concerns that doctors may be punished for believing that there are... Read more

Regensburg Cathedral.

Regensburg bishop breaks with fellow Germans to oppose 'gender theory'

Dec 17, 2015

The Bishop of Regensburg spoke out against “gender theory” in a homily recently made available in English – chastising the... Read more

Man and woman.

Diverse synod groups united in concern over 'gender ideology'

Oct 12, 2015

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Despite the significant differences among the 13 small groups that are discussing the working document at the Synod on the... Read more

US president Barack Obama speaks at Georgetown University, May 12, 2015.

African leaders counter Obama's 'ideological colonization' in Kenya

Jul 28, 2015

U.S. president Barack Obama has come under fire from African politicians and Church leaders after advocating for gay rights in... Read more

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Pope Francis: Men and women are different for a reason

Jun 8, 2015

The value and beauty of marriage, based on the complementarity of man and woman, is lamentably being challenged by “gender... Read more