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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

President Biden reveals his rosary beads during a March 1, 2021 virtual meeting with Mexico’s President López Obrador

Bishops must address Biden's policies that contradict Church teaching, theologians say

Jun 15, 2021

By Matt Hadro

President Joe Biden has advanced policies contrary to Church teaching on life, marriage, and sexuality – and bishops have a... Read more

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

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Virginia teacher says he was suspended after objecting to 'preferred pronoun' policy

Jun 2, 2021

By CNA Staff

A Virginia teacher sued his school district this week, claiming he was unlawfully suspended for opposing the district’s proposed “preferred... 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

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

New Montana law aimed at protecting women’s sports

May 10, 2021

Montana’s governor signed a bill on Friday requiring public school athletic teams to be designated by biological sex rather than... 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