Transgenderism

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"I’m proud to defend Idaho’s law that ensures children are not subjected to these life-altering drugs and procedures," said Idaho Attorney General Raúl Labrador in reaction to the decision.

U.S. Supreme Court: Idaho can enforce ban on sex changes for children

Apr 15, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The Supreme Court awarded Idaho emergency relief that will allow the state to enforce its ban on doctors performing sex-change... Read more

Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly arrives to address the crowd during her watch party at the Ramada Hotel Downtown Topeka on Nov. 8, 2022, in Topeka, Kansas.

Kansas governor vetoes bills to ban sex changes for minors, coerced abortions

Apr 15, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Some Republican lawmakers have already indicated they will try to override the vetoes of the transgender and pro-life abortion legislation. Read more

A Mayo Clinic study published in late March 2024 found that boys who take puberty blockers may suffer “irreversible” harm.

Puberty blockers may cause irreversible harm to young boys, Mayo Clinic study finds

Apr 11, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

The study found that adolescent boys who take puberty blockers may experience fertility problems and atrophied testes. Read more

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New Idaho law aims to protect against forced use of incorrect pronouns, names

Apr 10, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

The new law covers government employees and students at public schools. Read more

Penn University transgender swimmer Lia Thomas celebrates taking first place in the 500-yard freestyle race with a time of 4.37.32 during the championship final race in heat three during the Women's Ivy League Swimming & Diving Championships at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Feb. 17, 2022.

College sports association bans biological men from women’s sports

Apr 9, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Colleges such as Benedictine College and Ave Maria University are members of the NAIA, which issued a ban on biological... Read more

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Study from Netherlands: Most children outgrow transgender inclinations

Apr 8, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The 15-year study, which was conducted by researchers at the Netherlands’ University of Groningen, tracked the gender unhappiness rates of... Read more

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Priest says ‘trans’ people he has ministered to have deep wounds

Apr 4, 2024

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Father Francisco “Patxi” Bronchalo said among the wounded he sees “children broken by very hard life experiences in the most... Read more

Critics of the hate speech bill worry that it could criminalize the speech of people such as author J.K. Rowling, who has said that "transgender women" are not actually women.

J.K. Rowling’s transgender comments could violate new hate speech law, official says

Apr 2, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

A law that went into effect in Scotland on Monday could prompt investigations into people who make comments that refer... Read more

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ACLU sues Ohio over law banning transgender treatments for minors

Mar 28, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The law prohibits minors from receiving transgender drugs and surgeries, and requires that only biological girls can participate in high... Read more

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Supreme Court declines to hear Catholic couple’s lawsuit over transgender child custody

Mar 19, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The Supreme Court rejected without comment an Indiana Catholic husband and wife’s petition over a dispute involving custody of their... Read more

Former collegiate swimmer Riley Gaines is sworn in during a House Oversight Subcommittee on Health Care and Financial Services hearing on Capitol Hill on Dec. 5, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

Riley Gaines, other female athletes, sue NCAA for allowing transgender competitors

Mar 15, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Riley Gaines and more than a dozen other female athletes filed a lawsuit against the NCAA on Thursday.  Read more

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DOJ signals that U.S. prisons must adopt transgender policies for prisoners

Mar 13, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The Department of Justice said the Utah Department of Corrections had violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. Read more

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England’s National Health Service ends puberty blockers for kids

Mar 12, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

“There is not enough evidence of safety and clinical effectiveness,” reads the NHS England website’s section on “treatment” for gender... Read more

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Court rules Christian nonprofit does not have to cover gender transition

Mar 8, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

“We are overjoyed our members will not have to choose between the biblically based employee benefits and quality health care... Read more

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Leaked files reveal transgender group’s ‘pseudoscientific’ crusade, ethical abuse

Mar 5, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Members of a transgender advocacy organization admitted that children who receive transgender procedures are too young to be capable of... Read more

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Finnish study: Transgender surgeries for minors do not solve mental health issues

Mar 4, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

While some have claimed that puberty-blocking drugs and transgender surgical procedures are “life-saving medicine,” the study disputes that claim. Read more

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty's Lori Windham joins Montse Alvarado, president and COO of EWTN News, and Josh Payne, a lawyer with Campbell Miller Payne, on “EWTN News In Depth” on March 1, 2024.

Indiana Catholic couple ‘living every parent’s nightmare’ after transgender custody case

Mar 4, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

After Mary and Jeremy Cox didn’t use the pronouns requested by their teenage son, Indiana Child Services removed him from... Read more

Pope Francis meets with members of the French-based academic organization Research and Anthropology of Vocations Institute on March 1, 2024, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis: ‘Today the ugliest danger is gender ideology’

Mar 1, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

“It is very important that there is this meeting, this meeting between men and women,” the pope told an assembly... Read more

Terry Schilling, president of the American Principles Project discusses gender policy for minors with Dr. Eithan Haim and CPAC panel moderator Meg Brock of the Daily News Foundation.

CPAC panelists sound alarm amid transgender-related parental rights battles

Feb 22, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The president of the American Principles Project, Terry Schilling, warned that the “transgender industry” is waging a “war on families.” Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York.

Cardinal Dolan on St. Patrick’s funeral: ‘We don’t do FBI checks on people who want to be buried’

Feb 21, 2024

By Matt McDonald

Cardinal Timothy Dolan applauded priests at St. Patrick’s Cathedral for deciding not to celebrate Mass when a crowd acted with... Read more