Transgenderism

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The U.S. Department of Education sign hangs over the entrance to the federal building housing the agency's headquarters on Feb. 9, 2024, in Washington, D.C.

Appeals court rejects Biden administration request to enforce ‘gender identity’ Title IX rules

Jul 19, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that prevents the Department of Education from enforcing any part of... Read more

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States, doctors sue Biden administration over transgender medical mandate

Jul 10, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The lawsuit argues that HHS did not have the authority to create the rule and that it is not a... Read more

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Biden administration shifts again, appears to back sex-change surgeries for minors

Jul 10, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Neera Tanden sent an email to the Human Rights Campaign confirming that the White House supports transgender medical interventions on... Read more

The Progress Pride flag is shown above (center flag) at a White House "Pride" celebration on June 10, 2023.

Biden administration retreats from sex-change surgeries for minors, still backs other interventions

Jul 5, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration is backing away from its previous support of sex-change surgeries for minors who identify as... Read more

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Texas Supreme Court upholds ban on transgender procedures for minors

Jul 1, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The Texas Supreme Court’s ruling said that the state is within its authority to outlaw extreme medical treatments for young... Read more

Mary Rice Hasson with the Ethics and Public Policy Center speaks to “EWTN News Nightly” anchor Tracy Sabol on the Supreme Court, Tuesday, June 25, 2024.

Expert says Supreme Court should ‘do the right thing’ on child transgender procedures

Jun 26, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

The Supreme Court will review the 2023 Tennessee law that banned hormone therapy and puberty blockers for gender-confused minors. Read more

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Two court rulings deal blow, victory to U.S. transgender advocates

Jun 12, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Two court rulings in Florida and Texas simultaneously dealt both a victory and a setback to transgender advocates in the... Read more

Bryan and Rebecca Gantt, two foster parents in Vermont, had their licenses revoked for refusing to embrace gender ideology.

Foster parents sue Vermont after state revokes license for rejecting gender ideology

Jun 12, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Vermont requires foster parents to affirm that they would support a child in his or her self-asserted gender identity and... Read more

Jill Simons, the executive director of the American College of Pediatricians (left) and Catholic Medical Association Executive Director Mario Dickerson (center) talk with “EWTN News Nightly” anchor Tracy Sabol on June 6, 2024.

Doctors urge U.S. medical groups to ‘immediately stop’ transgender treatments on children

Jun 7, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Eighteen health policy and medical organizations have co-signed the “Doctors Protecting Children” declaration, including the Catholic Medical Association. Read more

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Tennessee bans minors’ interstate gender transitioning without parental consent

May 31, 2024

By Matt McDonald

Supporters call it a parental rights bill. Opponents say it’s unnecessary and a shot at transgender people.  Read more

Copies of the Vatican document Dignitas Infinita which was published on April 8, 2024.

Trans-identifying monk risks ‘scandal’ and ‘confusion’ in Church, experts say

May 30, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Christian Matson, a hermit living in the Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky, went public with her transgender identity in a May... Read more

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Peru’s government considers transexualism a mental health problem: what you need to know

May 17, 2024

By Walter Sánchez Silva

The government of Peru has published a supreme decree in which “transsexualism” and “gender identity disorder” are considered “mental health... Read more

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Church in Mexico wins lawsuit filed by ‘trans’ person seeking baptismal record change

May 15, 2024

By Diego López Colín

A Mexican court has ruled in favor of the Diocese of Querétaro in a lawsuit that demanded the diocese change... Read more

Members of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, biological women’s sports activist Riley Gaines, and lawyers from the Independent Women’s Law Center approach the 10th Circuit Courthouse in Denver on May 14, 2024.

Wyoming sorority sisters sue over admission of biological man

May 14, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The women are alleging that the sorority’s decision in fall 2022 to admit a man, Artemis Langford, violated its bylaws,... Read more

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UK author of transgender study: U.S. groups are ‘misleading the public’ 

May 14, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

In a New York Times interview, Dr. Hilary Cass warned there is no comprehensive evidence to support the routine prescription... Read more

The South Carolina State House passed a bill banning transgender procedures on minors on May 19, 2024.

South Carolina to ban sex-change treatments on minors

May 10, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The “Help Not Harm” bill prohibits health providers from performing sex-change surgeries or hormonal treatments on minors. Read more

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis listens as Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody speaks during a press conference at the Broward County Courthouse on Aug. 18, 2022, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Florida sues Biden administration over rule requiring ‘dangerous, irreversible’ gender procedures

May 7, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The lawsuit is meant to halt the White House’s attempt to “force the state to pay for puberty blockers and... Read more

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Court orders North Carolina, West Virginia to fund sex changes in state health care plans

Apr 29, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said in a statement that this decision “cannot stand” and he intends to appeal... Read more

Archbishop Christopher J. Coyne.

Archbishop: Minister to trans-identified people while stressing ‘goodness of human creation’

Apr 29, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Archbishop Christopher Coyne of Hartford urged Catholics to minister to transgender-identifying individuals while affirming “the goodness of human creation.” Read more

Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio, chapel and statue.

Franciscan University rejects Biden administration’s transgender policies in Title IX

Apr 26, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The announcement comes after President Joe Biden’s Department of Education issued a new interpretation of Title IX.  Read more