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Colorado parents protest after daughter told to share bed with male student on school trip

Dec 6, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The incident occurred over the summer on a cross-country overnight trip when the girl was assigned to sleep in the... Read more

Mid Vermont Christian School is suing the state over a ban from athletic competitions due to the school's transgender policy.

Christian school sues Vermont after ban from sports league over transgender policy

Nov 27, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The lawsuit, filed by Mid Vermont Christian School, a K–12 school in the town of Quechee, argues that the ban... Read more

Colorado State Capitol Building in Denver.

Colorado can’t refuse state funds to Christian school over gender policies

Oct 25, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

A judge has ruled that the state cannot discriminate against the Darren Patterson Christian Academy based on its religious beliefs... Read more

Alumni of Loyola Marymount University have launched a petition drive calling for the Los Angeles-area Catholic school to stop encouraging students to use preferred pronouns tied to their gender identity.

Florida judge slams ‘transgender ideology’ in defense of teacher fired over pronouns

Oct 13, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The judge said the Miami-Dade school district had imposed “transgender ideology” on the teacher, calling it a secular “state-sponsored religion.” Read more

Admiral Rachel Levine, Department of Health and Human Services assistant secretary for health, announces new transgender guidelines.

Biden Health and Human Services imposes trans pronoun mandate on employees

Oct 12, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

In a YouTube video sent to HHS employees, HHS Deputy Secretary Andrea Palm said the policy ensures “that our colleagues... Read more

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

Republicans seek to overturn Biden transgender rule they say would cut school lunches

Sep 28, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The United States Department of Agriculture updated its anti-discrimination rules last year to prohibit discrimination based on a person’s transgender... Read more

California Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Newsom vetoes bill that would make acceptance of gender identity a factor in custody court

Sep 25, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The California governor vetoed the legislation on Sept. 22 despite the bill receiving overwhelming support from Democratic lawmakers. Read more


Missouri transgender clinic halts treatment for minors as new law goes into effect

Sep 12, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

The Washington University Transgender Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital said it made the decision due to an “unacceptable level... Read more

The California capitol.

‘Gender affirmation’ must be a factor in child custody fights, California Legislature says

Sep 8, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The bill says California courts’ child custody decisions must consider whether a parent affirms a child’s “gender identity or gender... Read more

A school bus with rainbow-colored balloons, a Pride flag, and “love its love” signs drives in the Los Angeles Pride parade in Hollywood on June 11, 2023.

California becomes first state to declare ‘Transgender History Month’ 

Sep 8, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The recognition of the month is meant to “create a culture led by research, education, and scholarly recognition of the... Read more

Indeed is offering to pay relocation costs for U.S.-based employees who are seeking transgender treatments for themselves or their children and live in states where those procedures are illegal.

Indeed gives employees $10,000 to relocate if workers, kids want transgender procedures 

Sep 5, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Indeed will offer workers or immediate family members $10,000 to relocate to a state that does not have restrictions on... Read more


Texas Supreme Court lets ban on sex changes for minors go into effect Sept. 1

Sep 1, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The highest court in Texas refused to grant a request from the Texas American Civil Liberties Union and other groups... Read more

Parental and religious freedom rights advocates, including a group of Muslim parents, on June 6, 2023, protest a Maryland school system policy that removes parents’ authority to opt their children out of homosexual and transgender coursework.

Parents plan appeal as judge rules against opt-out right for LGBT curriculum in Maryland

Aug 25, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Catholic, Muslim, and Ethiopian Orthodox parents sued the Montgomery County Board of Education after it changed its parental notification policies. Read more


Court upholds Alabama ban on child sex-change treatments

Aug 22, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The law, called the Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act, was passed by the Alabama Legislature in 2022 and bans... Read more

Immaculata Church on the campus of the University of San Diego.

Analysis: Do California’s Catholic universities have to include abortion in their health plans?

Aug 21, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

While state law mandates coverage of abortion and transgender treatments, insurance industry experts say colleges and universities may have options. Read more


North Carolina bans child sex changes, gives parents more educational rights

Aug 18, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The Republican-dominated state House and Senate approved the measures during a veto session on Aug. 16. Read more


Virginia bishops praise governor’s new transgender, parents’ rights school policies

Aug 3, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The recently released new policies affirmed that parents will maintain the right to considerable oversight of their children while they... Read more

The Louisiana Legislature on July 18, 2023, overrode the Democratic governor's veto of legislation banning transgender surgeries and treatments for minors.

Louisiana lawmakers override veto, will ban sex changes for kids

Jul 20, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Rep. Gabe Firment, the primary sponsor of the legislation, said in a statement that the override is a “huge win”... Read more

U.S. Capitol Building at sunset, Washington, D.C.

House passes amendments ending military spending on abortion travel, transgender surgeries

Jul 13, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The House and Senate must reconcile their versions of the military spending package. Read more


Anti-‘Pride’ backlash can have legal consequences, 15 attorneys general tell Target CEO

Jun 23, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The attorney generals said the company should be mindful of its obligations under their states’ anti-discrimination laws that protect gender... Read more