Transgender Laws

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Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen on May 22, 2023, signed into law a 12-week abortion ban and a ban on transgender surgery on minors.

Nebraska bans abortion at 12 weeks and sex change surgery for minors

May 24, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

Over 30 of Nebraska’s 49 senators joined the governor for the signing of the Let Them Grow Act, which bans... Read more


Massachusetts panel says child abuse laws should protect transgender kids from parents

May 22, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

A state agency is asking for a review of child abuse laws to ensure they apply to parents who won’t... Read more


Catholic bishops, educators ask regulators to reject transgender sports rule

May 18, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The proposed rule would amend the current regulations set by Title IX to restructure how schools must address transgender issues... Read more

Maryland state capital building, Annapolis. Via Shutterstock.

New Maryland law expands Medicaid coverage to include transgender procedures on kids

May 8, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Republicans in Maryland are criticizing Democratic lawmakers and Gov. Wes Moore for approving the expanded legislation. Read more

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt, a Republican, attends a roundtable at the White House in Washington, D.C., June 18, 2020.

Oklahoma bishops applaud governor’s signing of bill prohibiting sex changes for minors

May 2, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a law Monday prohibiting gender reassignment surgery and hormone use for minors younger than 18... Read more


California teachers sue over policy that forces them to hide students’ gender preference

May 2, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Two middle school teachers in California sued their school district April 27 over a policy they argue could force them... Read more


Idaho, Indiana ban ‘gender-affirming’ drugs, sex-change surgeries for minors

Apr 6, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The states join 11 others that have made it illegal to provide cross-sex hormone therapies, puberty blockers, and more to... Read more


Kentucky bans sex changes for kids, blocks schools from pushing trans ideology

Mar 31, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Republican lawmakers successfully overrode the governor’s veto to pass a bill that prohibits doctors from providing sex changes for children. Read more


New Wyoming law restricts girls’ sports to biological girls

Mar 21, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Beginning on July 1, only biological girls will be allowed to participate in seventh- through 12th-grade girls’ athletic competitions in... Read more


Mississippi passes law to protect minors from transgender procedures

Mar 2, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Gov. Tate Reeves signed legislation that prohibits gender transition procedures to anyone under the age of 18. Read more

Congresswoman América Rangel of Mexico City.

Protesters attack Mexico City Congress over bill that would ban sex changes for minors

Feb 24, 2023

By Ana Paula Morales

Some of the demonstrators also tried to attack Congresswoman América Rangel, who filed criminal complaints against with the attorney general. Read more


Spain passes transgender law allowing minors treatment without parental consent

Feb 17, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

The law will allow transgender genital surgery and hormonal treatments from the age of 16 without parental consent. Read more

South Dakota state capitol

South Dakota bans trans drugs, sex-change surgery for minors

Feb 14, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

In addition to banning the drugs and surgeries, the new law sets penalties for doctors who refuse to follow the... Read more


Bill to ‘put the parent in the conversation’ on gender issues passes Virginia House

Feb 10, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

“Sage’s Law” would require school officials to defer to parents when a student claims to be transgender. Read more


Utah bans transgender surgery for minors, places hold on hormone drugs

Jan 31, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Gov. Spencer Cox called the legislation a “nuanced and thoughtful approach to this terribly divisive issue.” Read more


Biden’s transgender mandate suffers second big loss in appellate court

Dec 9, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The Biden administration may not force Catholic organizations and medical professionals to perform gender-transition surgeries or provide insurance coverage for... Read more


Major win for Catholic doctors fighting Biden’s transgender mandate after appeal deadline passes

Nov 29, 2022

By Edie Heipel

The proposal was strongly opposed by religious doctors, medical organizations, and the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops. Read more


LGBT organizations in Spain are pressuring the government to pass the ‘trans law’

Sep 30, 2022

By CNA Staff

Three LGBT organizations have met with the main party of the governing coalition in Spain, seeking the passage of the... Read more


Spain's judiciary council questions details of proposed trans law

Apr 22, 2022

By ACI Prensa

The Plenary of Spain’s national council of the judiciary has questioned the draft law on “the real and effective equality... Read more

Williams Memorial Chapel at the College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, Missouri.

Christian college argues against co-ed housing requirement in appellate court

Nov 18, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Attorneys representing a Christian college in Missouri delivered oral arguments Nov. 17 in federal court, seeking to preserve the school’s... Read more