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Cynthia Monteleone, shown at the "Our Bodies, Our Sports" rally in Washington, D.C., on June 23, 2022. The mother of three is a track coach, a Team USA World Masters track champion, and an advocate for the preservation of women’s sports.

Female athletes advocate for women’s sports ahead of Title IX transgender changes

Jun 23, 2022

By Maisy Sullivan

New regulations the Biden administration will propose could lead to major changes in women's sports. Read more

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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

Byron "Tanner" Cross

Teacher who criticized ‘preferred pronoun’ policy reaches settlement with Virginia school board

Nov 16, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A Virginia teacher who was disciplined for objecting to a proposed policy requiring transgender-affirming pronouns has agreed to a settlement... Read more

Cate Ford, one of the intervenor-plaintiffs in The State of Tennessee v. United States Department of Education

Arkansas students seek to intervene in challenge to federal transgender sports policy

Oct 5, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Three female athletes and a Christian education association are seeking to intervene in a lawsuit against the Biden administration, over... Read more

Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki of Milwaukee.

Transgender students 'unknowingly' admitted to Catholic seminaries, archbishop warns

Sep 29, 2021

By Christine Rousselle, Joe Bukuras

Bishops should consider requiring DNA tests or physical examinations to ensure that all seminarians are biological men, said Archbishop Jerome... Read more

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UK woman who regrets teen gender transition sees court victory overturned on appeal

Sep 17, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A woman who says she was too young when a gender clinic prescribed her puberty blockers has lamented that a... Read more

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College soccer player: ‘Transgender’ sports policies violate women’s rights

Sep 10, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A West Virginia college soccer player says that allowing only biological females to play women’s sports is a “women’s rights... Read more

Peter Vlaming

Fired over transgender pronoun mandate, Virginia teacher appeals to state supreme court

Sep 3, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A Virginia teacher fired for not using the “preferred pronoun” of a self-identified transgender student has appealed his case to... Read more

Byron "Tanner" Cross, teacher with the Loudoun County School District

Virginia Supreme Court reinstates teacher who objected to transgender pronoun mandate

Aug 31, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Virginia’s Supreme Court has sided with a teacher after he challenged a school district mandate of affirming transgender identities. Read more

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More Catholic doctors sue over ‘transgender mandate’

Aug 27, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Catholic Medical Association has joined a lawsuit against the Biden administration’s “transgender mandate,” arguing that it tramples conscience rights... Read more

Federal court rules against 'transgender mandate'

Aug 10, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A federal district court judge on Aug. 9 ruled in favor of Catholic and Christian health care organizations fighting the... Read more

Brief argues Virginia court was right to uphold teacher's rights over pronoun policy

Jul 1, 2021

By CNA Staff

Tanner Cross, a Virginia Elementary School teacher, filed a brief in the Virginia Supreme Court on Wednesday in response to... Read more

In Oregon, educators propose alternative to gender identity policy—and face calls to be fired

Jul 1, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A public school teacher and an assistant principal are facing disciplinary action and possible firing, because of their alternative policy... Read more

Bishop Luis Argüello, spokesman for the Spanish bishops’ conference and auxiliary bishop of Valladolid

Spokesperson for Spanish bishops laments approval of trans law

Jun 30, 2021

By Blanca Ruiz

Following the approval of the so-called “Trans Law” by Spain’s Council of Ministers, Luis Argüello, the spokesman for the Spanish... Read more

‘Gender transition’ regret deserves a voice, says former patient

Jun 29, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

New York woman Grace Lidinsky-Smith said she regrets going through “gender transition” surgery, in a June 25 essay for Newsweek. Read more

University of California regents advance proposal to pressure hospital partners’ Catholic ethics

Jun 26, 2021

The regents of the University of California have advanced a proposal that could end longtime partnerships with Catholic hospitals, as... Read more

How the Biden administration’s expansion of Title IX could end up hurting women

Jun 25, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

The Biden administration’s expansion of Title IX protections could end up hurting women’s sports and contradicting the purpose of the... Read more

Louisiana governor vetoes women’s sports bill 

Jun 23, 2021

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards (D) on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have prohibited student athletes from competing in... Read more