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Gender Ideology - Latest News

Feb 25, 2021 - 02:00 pm .- A nominee for assistant health secretary on Thursday wouldn’t say if government officials can intervene when parents refuse their child’s gender transitioning.
Feb 20, 2021 - 03:11 pm .- A group of Catholic women in France has launched a manifesto to underscore the “beauty of the women's specific vocation.”
Feb 16, 2021 - 03:09 am .- A newly relaunched Catholic website aims to educate parents, pastors, and teachers about gender ideology, which the website’s founders believe young people are often being exposed to without adults’ awareness. 
Feb 4, 2021 - 02:12 pm .- A proposed ban on “conversion therapy” for sexual orientation or gender identity in Australia’s Victoria state is far too broad and could target normal prayer and conversations between children and parents, Catholic bishops and Muslim leaders warned this week.
Feb 3, 2021 - 10:00 am .- In an interview with CNA, Ryan Anderson—a prominent speaker and author on marriage, sexuality, religious freedom, and natural law—offered advice for Catholics on discussing issues such as abortion and gender ideology, and pointed to saints who could serve as models for this evangelization. 
Dec 2, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- The U.K.’s high court ruled Tuesday that children are unlikely to be mature enough to give informed consent to medical treatment involving drugs that delay puberty.
Oct 18, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- A bill purporting to secure equality and anti-discrimination in Belize was withdrawn last month, after Bishop Lawrence Nicasio and other Catholic leaders raised objections to the bill’s treatment of sexual orientation and gender identity. 
Sep 28, 2020 - 05:19 pm .- The Ecuadorian president on Friday vetoed the entire Health Code bill passed by the country’s legislature. The bill would have opened the door to abortion, surrogate motherhood, and teaching gender ideology to minors.
Sep 11, 2020 - 02:20 pm .- A South Korean bill banning discrimination across 26 different categories has hesitant support from the Catholic bishops of the country, who caution that it could also lead to the legalization of same-sex marriage as well as “reverse discrimination” against traditional understandings of marriage, family and gender.
Aug 7, 2020 - 04:34 pm .- Christ draws close with love and compassion, as well as a challenge, for people who experience discord between their gender identity and their biological sex, Archbishop Robert Carlson of Saint Louis said in a reflection dated June 1.
Aug 4, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Authors of a 2019 study which claimed gender-transition surgery may improve the long-term mental health of recipients have issued a correction. They now say they found “no advantage” to the mental health of those who received gender-transition surgery.
Apr 23, 2020 - 02:40 pm .- The United Kingdom’s Minister for Women and Equalities has announced plans to prohibit minors from undergoing any permanent procedure intended to change their gender.
Nov 28, 2019 - 10:00 am .- A reporter and a researcher who reviewed literature on “gender affirmation” have raised concerns about growing political and academic support for life-altering surgical procedures.
Oct 9, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Advocates for children, parents, and women’s rights all spoke out against growing threats of the sexualization of children at a summit on Wednesday. 
Aug 9, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- The U.S. Department of Education will hear a Title IX complaint brought by three female high school track athletes over a state policy allowing biologically male athletes to compete in female sports if they self-identify as females.
Jul 9, 2019 - 01:58 pm .- Families in the Dominican Republic joined together July 4 for a national civic demonstration to protest a new Department of Education norm that establishes policies based on gender ideology.
May 28, 2019 - 01:56 pm .- The portion of a constitutional reform initiative seeking to legalize abortion and same-sex marriage in Mexico did not advance last week in the nation's legislature.
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.
Nov 19, 2018 - 05:01 pm .- After being slammed for his religion and told he would never understand abortion because it is a women’s issue, Australian senator Barry O’Sullivan declared himself a woman before parliament last week so that he could speak about abortion issues.
May 29, 2018 - 10:08 pm .- Cardinal Gerhard Müller reflected recently on the rise of gender ideology, saying it flourished in the vacuum left by the collapse of fascism and Soviet communism as a “new religion”.