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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

Chilean president Sebastian Pinera.

Chilean president signs gender identity law

Nov 29, 2018

Chilean president Sebastián Piñera signed into law Wednesday a bill permitting people aged 14 or older to change their name... Read more

Archbishop Samuel Aquila

Regis University defends campus 'drag show' despite archbishop's complaint

Nov 23, 2018

Officials at a Catholic university defended a campus “drag show” and classroom measures designed to support the gender identity preferences... Read more

Regis University.

Regis University provost encourages faculty to attend campus ‘drag show’

Nov 2, 2018

The provost of Denver’s Regis University has encouraged faculty members to attend a student drag show on the university campus,... Read more

Chilean flag in the Court of St. Damasso during the arrival of Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on June 5, 2015.

Chilean Senate passes bill allowing minors to change legal gender

Sep 7, 2018

The Chilean Senate has passed a gender identity bill that would allow minors as young as 14 to change their... Read more

Christian doctor in England denied work because of his traditional gender beliefs

Jul 14, 2018

Dr. David Mackereth, a Reformed Baptist who has worked for 26 years at the National Health Service, has said he... Read more

World Health Organization no longers consider transgenderism a disorder

Jun 21, 2018

On Monday, the World Health Organization reported it would no longer designate transgenderism as a mental health disorder in its... Read more

Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster at a Vatican press conference, Oct. 14, 2015.

Don't let gender ideology confuse students, English cardinal urges

Mar 13, 2018

Criticizing ideological trends regarding gender identity, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has said that accepting that one’s biological sex is... Read more

Chilean legislators pass gender-identity bill

Jan 27, 2018

The Chilean House of Representatives has passed a bill that “recognizes and gives protection to gender identity,” an initiative considered... Read more

Bishops' letter on sexual identity prompts LGBT counter-lobbying

Jan 5, 2018

Several Catholic bishops’ call for clarity and compassion on sexual identity issues such as transgenderism drew the ire of a... Read more

The story behind sex change surgery you haven't heard

Dec 27, 2017

By Mary Farrow

You've probably heard of Bruce Jenner.  Read more

'No science' behind transgender therapy for kids, doctors warn

Oct 15, 2017

By Adelaide Mena

Children who struggle to match their gender identity with their biological sex should not be pushed into transgender therapies, but... Read more

U.S. Marines.

Transgender military ban applauded for respecting biology, the common good

Jul 27, 2017

By Matt Hadro

After President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that persons identifying as transgender could not serve in the U.S. military, theologians... Read more

The need for a Catholic ministry to transgendered persons

Jun 5, 2017

By Mary Farrow

Walt Heyer remembers the moment when he started desiring to be a girl.  Read more

Illinois makes foster care workers support transgenderism

Jun 1, 2017

Earlier this month, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) issued new standards that require its employees and... Read more

Catholic hospital sued for denying sex reassignment surgery

Apr 27, 2017

A lawsuit has been filed against a Catholic hospital in California for refusing an elective hysterectomy to a female who... Read more

In North Carolina, more changes for disputed bathroom law

Mar 31, 2017

North Carolina has modified its law on gender identity and the use of bathrooms and locker rooms, after facing pressure... Read more