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Gender Identity - Latest News
Aug 13, 2019 - 12:09 am .- A federal court has issued a preliminary injunction protecting a women’s overnight shelter in Anchorage from the city’s demands that it house biological males.
Jun 19, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- The governing body for high school sports in Connecticut is facing a federal complaint after allowing male students to compete in female events.
Jun 11, 2019 - 03:01 am .- Catholic commentators have welcomed a Vatican document warning that gender theory is a cultural and ideological revolution that undermines both human dignity and the right understandings of sexual difference and complementarity, though the document was not without its critics.
Jun 10, 2019 - 08:35 am .- A Vatican department has issued a sweeping denunciation of so-called gender theory, and affirmed the principles of human dignity, difference, and complementarity.  
Apr 24, 2019 - 03:30 am .- In a decision that could have potentially far-reaching consequences, the U.S. Supreme Court has said it will hear cases involving claims that sexual orientation and gender identity should be included under current federal protections barring sex discrimination.
Mar 28, 2019 - 12:38 am .- Nearly 70,000 people in Uruguay have presented signatures seeking to initiate the process of repealing a controversial transgender law passed last year.
Jan 26, 2019 - 03:07 am .- Proposed legislation in Utah would require the sex listed on birth certificates to reflect the sex of the person at birth, banning people from later requesting to change the sex listed on the document.
Nov 23, 2018 - 12:00 pm .- Officials at a Catholic university defended a campus “drag show” and classroom measures designed to support the gender identity preferences of students, even after their local bishop said the university’s plan is at odds with Catholic teaching.
Nov 2, 2018 - 07:00 pm .- The provost of Denver’s Regis University has encouraged faculty members to attend a student drag show on the university campus, and to take in-class measures intended to support the gender identity preferences of students.
Apr 22, 2018 - 04:59 pm .- A proposed law in California could have a chilling effect on free speech, warn critics who fear that it could ban efforts to explain and promote Christian teaching on sexual morality.
Sep 1, 2017 - 12:08 am .- An Evangelical Christian coalition’s statement on marriage, sexuality, and gender identity is “largely consonant” with Catholic thought, according to one commentator.
Jun 20, 2017 - 12:06 am .- Starting next month, Oregon will be the first state to offer a non-binary option on forms of DMV identification for residents who do not identify as male or female.
Dec 14, 2016 - 09:50 am .- It’s time to end coercion against those who recognize marriage as a union of one man and one woman and see the sexes as male and female, a group of religious and thought leaders has said.
Oct 28, 2016 - 03:15 pm .- The Supreme Court has announced that it will hear a case on whether students identifying as transgender may be required to use restrooms according to their biological birth sex.
Oct 28, 2016 - 02:56 pm .- A Des Moines church has dropped its lawsuit against the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, after a federal court reassured the church it would not face penalties for preaching and following its views on homosexuality and transgender issues, including single-sex bathrooms.  
Oct 14, 2016 - 03:08 am .- A recent federal rule has come under fire for denying doctors the ability to exercise discretion in deciding whether to perform gender transition surgeries in particular cases.
Oct 13, 2016 - 11:43 am .- Four churches and their pastors are challenging a Massachusetts law which they say could regulate their speech regarding gender identity.  
Aug 27, 2016 - 07:09 am .- For most young people who experience feelings of gender dysphoria, the experience is in fact temporary, and a non-heterosexual orientation is not as fixed as sometimes claimed, a new overview of the relevant research says.
May 5, 2016 - 11:14 am .- North Carolina’s governor is standing firm against the U.S. Justice Department’s claim that it is unlawful and discriminatory to require individuals to use public bathrooms, locker rooms and showers corresponding to their biological sex.
Jan 29, 2016 - 06:03 am .- “Totalitarianism.” That was the word the Bishop of Calgary used to describe the Alberta government’s new mandatory gender guidelines.