Gender Dysphoria

GOP Arkansas Governor Vetoes Ban on Gender Transition Surgery for Minors

By Zachary Evans, National Review, April 5, 2021 Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson, a Republican, vetoed a bill that would ban doctors from performing gender transition surgery or offering puberty blockers or cross-sex hormones to minors. “Government under a conservative philosophy should... read more

GOOD NEWS AFTER A VERY BAD YEAR

By George Weigel, First Things, March 24, 2021 There is no need to belabor the awfulness of the year of lockdowns, shutdowns, and other downers that began in mid-March 2020. Among the failures that will bear serious scrutiny going forward are those of inept local governments. If Americans can... read more

Equality Act trashes truth and crushes conscience

Equality Act trashes truth and crushes conscienceBy Robert G. Marshall ( bio - articles - email ) | Mar 31, 2021 President Joe Biden and Speaker Nancy Pelosi want doctors and health care establishments to perform abortions and sex change operations, provide puberty blockers for minors, and... read more

Same-Sex Blessing Reaction Echoes Rollout of Humanae Vitae

Just as they did in 1968, Catholic dissidents push alternate narrative ahead of official Church teaching. By Judy Roberts, National Catholic Register, March 31, 2021 For Catholics who welcomed the Vatican’s recent statement barring blessings of same-sex unions, the flurry of objections... read more

Joe Biden’s Transgender Agenda Encounters a Backlash From America

From Sen. Rand Paul’s grilling of Rachel Levine to a litany of state bills to protect girls’ sports from unfair competition and gender-confused children from dangerous drugs and surgeries, the ‘gender wars’ continue to heat up. By Celeste Montgomery, National Catholic Register, March... read more

Doctors seek permanent relief from mandate to do transgender surgeries

Crux/ Catholic News Service, March 9, 2021 NEW ORLEANS — Attorneys for doctors and hospitals argued in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit March 3 that they shouldn’t be forced to perform gender-transition surgeries required under the Affordable Care Act, stressing this is an... read more

The Biden Administration Poses New Threats to Catholic Education

By Patrick J. Reilly, Crisis, March 9, 2021 In just the first months of the Biden administration, Catholic educators have been confronted by serious threats to their freedom to teach and witness to the Catholic faith. We knew the storm was coming. Over the last four years, schools and... read more

The Equality Act Is Latest Push in Biden’s Prioritization of Transgender Issue

The Biden administration continues to advance the transgender cause through legislation and appointees. By Lauretta Brown, National Catholic Register, March 5, 2021 WASHINGTON — According to President Joe Biden, transgender equality is the “civil-rights issue of our time” — and... read more

Merrick Garland Was Asked If Biological Males Should Compete In Women’s Sports. Here’s How He Responded

Senate Judiciary Committee Hears Testimony From Attorney General Nominee Merrick Garland By Mary Margaret Olohan, Daily Caller, President Joe Biden’s nominee for attorney general Merrick Garland avoided directly addressing whether biological males should compete in women’s sports during... read more

Joe Biden Collides with Catholic Bishops over Equality Act

President Joe Biden urged Congress Friday to “swiftly pass” the Equality Act, setting him squarely on a collision course with the U.S. Catholic Bishops. “Full equality has been denied to LGBTQ+ Americans and their families for far too long,” Biden said in a statement. “Despite the... read more

Nurses advised to swap words such as ‘breast milk’ for the more inclusive ‘human milk’

Midwives at a hospital in England were directed to no longer use words such as “breastfeeding” and “breast milk” in order to be more inclusive to trans parents. "Human milk,” "breast/chest milk," or "milk from the feeding mother or parent" are the more acceptable terms for midwives to... read more

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