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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

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Amid transgender pressure, Australian medical conference to defend Christian vision

May 28, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

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

May 28, 2020

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

May 11, 2020

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

Mar 26, 2020

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

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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