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Gov. Abbott of Texas signed a law banning transgender procedures for children.

Texas becomes 18th state to ban sex changes for kids

Jun 5, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Gov. Greg Abbott on June 2 signed legislation prohibiting doctors from performing sex changes on children. Read more

Dodger Stadium with downtown Los Angeles in the background.

Dodgers pitcher denounces team’s decision to honor anti-Catholic group: ‘God cannot be mocked’

May 31, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

A Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher became the latest MLB player to publicly condemn the Dodgers’ decision to honor an anti-Catholic... Read more

Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

MLB player condemns Dodgers’ decision to honor anti-Catholic group; team announces day for Christians

May 30, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced they will be hosting a “Christian Faith & Family Day” on July 30 amid growing... Read more

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

After receiving criticism a Manhattan Catholic church has changed the name of an art display from the title “God is Trans: A Queer Spiritual Journey” to “A Queer Spiritual Journey.”

‘God is trans’ exhibit at New York Catholic church gets new name, and it’s ‘queer’

May 18, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Following concerns expressed by the Archdiocese of New York, a Manhattan Catholic church has changed the name of an art... 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

"Transformers: Earthspark" Red Carpet Premiere & Reception at Paramount Studios, Sherry Lansing Theatre on Nov. 5, 2022 in Los Angeles.

Nonbinary characters in kids’ Transformers show raise concern, backlash

May 17, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

“Transformers: EarthSpark” launched in November as part of a growing trend that adds transgender or nonbinary characters to children’s television... Read more

The Church of St. Paul the Apostle in Manhattan hosted an exhibit titled "God is Trans."

UPDATE: ‘God is trans’ exhibit remains in church, but with controversial title removed

May 15, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

A controversial art display at a Manhattan Catholic church titled “God is Trans: A Queer Spiritual Journey” is undergoing a... Read more


New York Archdiocese: We’re investigating ‘God is trans’ exhibit at Catholic parish

May 9, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The exhibit “maps the queer spiritual journey” and claims that “there is no devil.” Read more


Does the Navy endorse drag shows? Tik Tok video has lawmakers demanding answers 

May 9, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The Navy’s decision to enlist a TikTok drag queen influencer as a digital ambassador has some lawmakers and others questioning... 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


Mexican pro-life leader in court for criticizing trans legislator

May 5, 2023

By David Ramos

Rodrigo Iván Cortés had criticized Salma Luévano, a trans woman, for disrespectful remarks the federal legislator made regarding religious leaders. Read more

Archbishop Paul S. Coakley preaching during Mass in the cathedral in 2021.

Archbishop Coakley: Respond with love to those with gender dysphoria without compromising truth

May 4, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City in an interview this week called for responding to those experiencing gender dysphoria with... 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

Archbishop Paul Coakley. Courtesy photo.

Full text of Bishop Paul Coakley’s pastoral letter on gender dysphoria, transgender movement

“On the Unity of the Body and Soul: Accompanying Those Experiencing Gender Dysphoria” was released on Good Shepherd Sunday. Read more

Woman holding transgender sign. Via Shutterstock

Mexico law banning ‘conversion therapy’ would unleash ‘witch hunt,’ pro-family leader says

Apr 27, 2023

By Ana Paula Morales

The bill makes changes to the Federal Criminal Code and the General Law on Health and would criminalize so-called “conversion... Read more

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Twitter ends speech restrictions on transgender issues

Apr 19, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Twitter quietly updated its policy on “hateful conduct” to remove its bans on “deadnaming” and “misgendering” transgender people. Read more


Washington state House passes bill to allow hiding minors’ gender transitions from parents 

Apr 17, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

A bill under consideration in Washington state would allow licensed youth shelters to withhold information from parents about gender transition.  Read more