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Court victories strengthen Catholic groups' protections against 'gender transition' mandates

Catholic medical groups and employers say their religious freedom position has been strengthened by a federal injunction against mandatory insurance... Read more

Second federal court strikes down transgender mandate

“Today’s ruling protects patients, aligns with current medical research, and ensures doctors aren’t forced to violate their religious beliefs and... Read more

Victoria's conversion therapy bill a 'dramatic overreach of the state'

A bill seeking to ban so-called conversion therapy for sexual orientation or gender identity in the Australian state of Victoria... Read more

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Supreme Court declines school’s transgender bathroom case

The Supreme Court this week declined to hear an appeal against an Oregon school district policy allowing students to use... Read more

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Catholic bishops back Title IX law on 'trans athletes'

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has given its support to a new piece of legislation that aims to... Read more

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Biden backs 'transgender rights' for children during town hall

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Thursday that young children should be able to change their gender without any “discrimination.”  Read more

School district can't hide student gender identity 'transition' from parents, Wis. judge says

A temporary injunction has halted the Madison School District from following gender identity guidance that critics said concealed from parents... Read more

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US bishops commend HUD plan to allow homeless shelters to serve on basis of sex

The US bishops’ conference on Friday applauded the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s proposal to allow single-sex homeless... Read more

Judge blocks HHS rule protecting doctors who object to transgender surgery

A federal judge has halted the Trump administration’s rule protecting doctors’ right to object to abortion and transgender surgery, just... Read more

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

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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Scottish government may face legal challenge over redefinition of ‘woman’

A feminist group said Friday that it may launch a legal challenge over new rules to increase female representation on... Read more

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Amid transgender pressure, Australian medical conference to defend Christian vision

The stakes are surprisingly high for the Australian Catholic Medical Association as it holds an online conference this Saturday on... Read more

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Transgender athlete policy violates Title IX, Education department rules

A Connecticut high school sports policy allowing biologically male athletes to compete in female events is a Title IX violation,... Read more

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Lawyers must call male runners 'trans females' in athletics lawsuit

Attorneys are calling for a federal judge to recuse himself from a transgender sports case, after the judge instructed that... Read more

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DOJ: Sex discrimination laws don't cover transgender athletes

The Department of Justice said Tuesday that biological males who identify as women should not be classified as girls when... Read more

Bishop John Quinn of Winona-Rochester, Minnesota offered Mass with members of the USCCB's Region VIII who gathered at the grotto chapel of St. Peter’s Basilica.

Minnesota bishops issue guidelines on transgenderism in Catholic schools 

The Catholic bishops of Minnesota have published guidelines regarding gender identity and Catholic schools, emphasizing the Catholic mission of schools... Read more

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On transgenderism: Common ground, and real differences, between Catholics and radical feminists

In their efforts to teach the truth in the face of the transgender ideology, Catholics are finding an unlikely ally:... Read more

South Dakota House passes ban on transgender surgery for minors

A bill aiming to ban sex-reassignment surgery and puberty-blocking medication for minors passed the South Dakota House of Representatives by... Read more

Bill to ban transgender surgery for minors advances in South Dakota

A bill aiming to ban sex-reassignment surgery and puberty-blocking medication for minors in South Dakota cleared a House committee Jan.... Read more

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Does 'gender affirming' treatment really improve mental health?

A reporter and a researcher who reviewed literature on “gender affirmation” have raised concerns about growing political and academic support... Read more