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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

Woman holding transgender sign. Via Shutterstock

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

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