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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 

Mar 2, 2020

By Mary Farrow

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

Feb 13, 2020

By Mary Farrow

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

Jan 30, 2020

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

Jan 29, 2020

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?

Nov 28, 2019

By Matt Hadro

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

AMA supports federal ban on 'conversion therapy'

Nov 25, 2019

The American Medical Association announced last week that it had adopted a number of new policies, including advocacy for a... Read more

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In James Younger transgender case, judge grants parents joint medical, psychiatric authority

Oct 24, 2019

A Texas judge granted Jeffrey Younger and Anne Georgulas joint managing conservatorship of their son, James Younger, over whose gender... Read more

Texas court favors woman seeking gender transition for 7 year-old son

Oct 23, 2019

A Texas jury this week ruled against a father who wants to block the hormonal gender transition of his 7-year-old... Read more

Transgender man will be allowed to sue Catholic hospital over hysterectomy

Sep 19, 2019

A Sacramento-area woman who identifies as a transgender man will be allowed to sue a Catholic hospital for cancelling and... Read more

Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

Christian baker asks for dismissal of lawsuit over cake signifying gender transition

Jul 23, 2019

Attorneys for Denver-area cake artist Jack Phillips filed a motion this week to dismiss a third lawsuit seeking to force... Read more

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New study suggests link between autism and gender dysphoria

Jul 18, 2019

A new study suggests a link between autism, autistic traits, and identifying as transgender or non-binary, raising new questions about... Read more

Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

Colo. baker sued a third time, for refusal to make cake signifying gender transition

Jun 12, 2019

Jack Phillips, a Christian cake baker based in Colorado, is being sued for a third time for declining to make... Read more

Catholic 'gender theory' document: clarity for a wounded, oversexed culture?

Jun 11, 2019

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholic commentators have welcomed a Vatican document warning that gender theory is a cultural and ideological revolution that undermines both... Read more

Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker, who signed H.140 into law April 8, 2019.

Mass. bans therapists from efforts to change minors' orientation or gender identity

Apr 11, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker signed into law Monday a broadly worded bill banning therapy for minors with same-sex attraction that... Read more

Catholic schools should affirm the person, not gender ideology, scholars advise

Apr 11, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

Amid questions at some Catholic schools about how to approach problems related to LGBT identity, philosophy professors told CNA that... Read more

October 23, 2018- Protestors in Love Park in Philadelphia in response to a Trump administrations memo defining gender as an unchangable biological trait.

Catholic hospital group sued for refusing transgender hysterectomy

Mar 25, 2019

A group of five Catholic hospitals in California is being sued by a woman who identifies as a transgender man... Read more

Indiana legislature fails to restore two genders to driver’s licenses

Mar 21, 2019

Indiana lawmakers did not act to restore gender options on driver’s licenses as “male” or “female” after the state Bureau... Read more

Ban on gender transition among US military to take effect next month

Mar 14, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Troops enlisting and serving in the U.S. military will have to serve as their biological sex and are forbidden from... Read more

Should Catholic health plans cover transgender surgeries? Settlement raises questions

Jan 15, 2019

By Kevin J. Jones

A Catholic healthcare network has settled an ACLU lawsuit over transgender surgeries, saying that it has covered these procedures in... Read more

Canterbury Anglican Cathedral.

Church of England to create 'celebratory' transgender liturgies

Dec 12, 2018

By Ed Condon

The Church of England has published pastoral guidelines for liturgical services that would celebrate the completion of “gender transitioning” by... Read more