Transgender

Here Are the States That Want to Ban Trans Surgeries for Minors

By Mary Margaret Olohan. Dily Signal, April 13, 2021At least 16 states have taken action to ban doctors from performing transgender surgeries and procedures on minors. Arkansas became the first state to ban the surgeries and procedures for minors when the Legislature overrode Republican Gov.... read more

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

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

States Push Back on Biden’s Agenda

New Bills on Conscience Rights, Women in Sports, and Abortion Restrictions WASHINGTON — Many states are pushing back strongly through legislation, in order to resist President Biden’s agenda regarding transgender policies, conscience rights and abortion. As the Biden administration backs... read more

Mississippi Bans Transgender Students From Women’s Sports

By Andrew Trunsky, Daily Signal, March 15, 2021 A new Mississippi law bars transgender athletes in public schools and colleges from competing in women’s sports. (Photo: Tom Werner/Getty Images)Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has signed a bill into law barring transgender athletes in public... read more

The Biden Administration Pushed 24 Pro-LGBTQ+ Actions in its First 50 Days

LGBTQ+ groups hope to hold Biden accountable by continuing to push the administration toward its equality goals. BY Nico Lang, Them, March 12, 2021 When Joe Biden campaigned for president in 2020, he vowed to give LGBTQ+ people a “partner in the White House” following four years of... 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

Activist Milo Yiannopoulos is now ‘Ex-Gay,’ consecrating his life to St. Joseph

By Doug Mainwaring, LifeSite News, March 9, 2021 "Secular attempts at recovery from sin are either temporary or completely ineffective. Salvation can only be achieved through devotion to Christ and the works of the Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. Milo Yiannopoulos, the gay man whose... 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