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Female athletes can’t be silent when forced to compete with males, attorney argues

Feb 26, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Girls cannot be silent when forced to compete against biological males in athletics, one attorney argued on Friday.  Read more

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House passes Equality Act, which bishops warned would ‘punish’ religious groups

Feb 25, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The House on Thursday passed the Equality Act, a bill that the U.S. bishops have warned would trample religious freedom... Read more

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HHS nominee won’t say if parents can refuse child’s gender transitioning

Feb 25, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A nominee for assistant health secretary on Thursday wouldn’t say if government officials can intervene when parents refuse their child’s... Read more

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Education Department reverses stance on Connecticut’s transgender athlete policy

Feb 24, 2021

The Department of Education (ED) on Tuesday reversed its previous opposition to Connecticut’s policy of allowing biological males to play... Read more

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Senators denounce Amazon’s removal of transgender-critical book

Feb 23, 2021

After a critique of the transgender movement was de-listed by Amazon this week, U.S. senators responded.  Read more

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Scholar’s critique of transgender movement reportedly de-listed by Amazon

Feb 22, 2021

By Matt Hadro

One scholar’s critical book on the transgender movement has reportedly been removed from Amazon.com.  Read more

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Education Secretary nominee: Transgender athletes should be allowed to play women’s sports

Feb 4, 2021

The nominee for Secretary of Education on Wednesday said that high school athletes identifying as transgender should be allowed to... Read more

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Biden reverses military ban on gender transitioning

Jan 25, 2021

President Joe Biden on Monday revoked a ban on gender transitioning in the military, allowing troops to serve on the... Read more

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

Jan 22, 2021

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

Jan 20, 2021

“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'

Dec 10, 2020

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

Dec 9, 2020

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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In landmark ruling, U.K. high court says children unlikely to be able to give informed consent to puberty blockers

Dec 2, 2020

By CNA Staff

The U.K.’s high court ruled Tuesday that children are unlikely to be mature enough to give informed consent to medical... Read more

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Catholic bishops back Title IX law on 'trans athletes'

Oct 28, 2020

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

Oct 16, 2020

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

Sep 30, 2020

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

Sep 14, 2020

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

Aug 18, 2020

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

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

Aug 1, 2020

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