Sex “re-assignment”

Correction[!]: Transgender Surgery Provides No Mental Health Benefit

By Andre Van Mol, Michael K. Laidlaw, Miriam Grossman and Paul McHugh, Public Discourse, September 13. 2020 The American Journal of Psychiatry has issued a major correction to a recent study. The Bränström study reanalysis demonstrated that neither “gender-affirming hormone treatment”... read more

Notre Dame Plays Host to Transgender Ideology

By Alexanra Desanctis, National Review, February 20, 2020 A Catholic university should know better than to promote harmful pseudoscience dressed up as compassionate care. It has become all the rage on college campuses to affirm “gender diversity” and embrace the notion that children can... read more

US bishop declares ‘person cannot change his or her gender’ in new pastoral guidelines

Springfield Bishop Thomas Paprocki clarified policy on gender dysphoria to protect church and school leaders 'from being pressured and intimidated.' By Doug Mainwaring, LifeSite News, February 11. 2020 SPRINGFIELD, Illinois– In a sensitively worded but thoroughly-grounded-in-truth... read more

The Traumatic Foundation of Gender Dysphoria

By Joseph Nicolosi, Crisis Magazine, January 6, 2020 We live in a culture that says you can become—and, in fact, are— whatever you think you are, so few people dare question the transgender person’s idea of reality. [N]o psychotherapist should simply accept at face value the man’s... read more
Nathaniel, not pictured above, received sex change surgery at age 18. (Photo: Elva Etienne/Getty Images)

1 Year After Sex Change, This Teen Regrets His ‘Frankenstein Hack Job’

By Walt Heyer, Daily Signal, November 17, 2019 Less than a year after having gender surgery, Nathaniel now says, “This whole thing was a bad idea. I am 19 years old, and I feel as though I have ruined my life.” It’s heartbreaking each time I get a letter from someone who underwent... read more

Texas judge rejects requiring doctors to perform transition surgery and abortions

Catholic News Service, October 24, 2019 WICHITA FALLS, Texas (CNS) -- By annulling an Obama administration requirement that doctors perform gender transition procedures or treatments, as well as abortions, a federal judge in Texas has upheld the conscience rights of medical professionals across... read more
Gov. Greg Abbott

Texas Gov. Announces Investigation Into Custody Battle Over Boy’s Gender Transition

By Tobias Hoonhout, National Review, October 24, 2019 Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Wednesday night that the Texas Attorney General’s Office and the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services are looking into a case involving a custody battle over a seven-year-old boy who is... read more

New York City Is Reversing an LGBT Counseling Gag Rule. That’s a Win for Everyone.

By Cathy Ruse, Daily Signal, September 17, 2019 New York City leaders have decided to reverse a "conversion therapy" ban in light of the shifting makeup of the courts. The LGBT movement has asked for the repeal of its favorite new law in New York City. In a public statement on Thursday, the... read more

USCCB Arguments On LGBT Rights Are Sound

By Bill Donohue, Catholic League, September 11, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue, who also serves on the Board of Advisers of Catholic Citizens of Illinois, comments on the legal arguments put forward by counsel for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) regarding... read more

Judge allows trans suit against MN high school locker rooms to proceed

August 7, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – A Minnesota district judge is allowing a gender-confused student’s lawsuit to proceed against the Anoka-Hennepin School District over its policy on transgender locker rooms, declaring a need for “immediate” resolution of the matter. In February, the group... read more

Social “Science” at the JPII Institute

By Robert Royal, The Catholic Thing, August 6, 2019 [Robert Royal will be the featured speaker at our Catholic Citizens of Illinois annual banquet, September 25, 2019.] The Catholic world was surprised – though not entirely so – last week when the previously announced “refounding” of... read more
Dr. Allan Josephson

Gender Dissenter Gets Fired