Pope Francis Affirms Need for Lesbian/Gay Pastoral Care, Criticizes “Gender Ideology”

In an interview released yesterday, Pope Francis has affirmed the need for pastoral care benefitting lesbian and gay people, but again attacked "gender ideology. Read More

Cuban Bishops Object to New Sex Ed Curriculum Over Concerns of “Gender Ideology”

The Catholic bishops of Cuba have issued a statement criticizing the proposed inclusion of what they call “gender ideology” in the national Cuban school curriculum. Read More

Franciscan Theologian: Church Must Abandon “Boogeyman of ‘Gender Ideology'”

Fr. Daniel P. Horan, OFM, writes in the National Catholic Reporter: "The time is long overdue to reject specious arguments like those that undergird the right-wing political and ecclesial agendas promoting the boogeyman of ‘gender ideology.’” Read More

Peru Ditches Educational Curriculum After Complaints of ‘Gender Ideology’

The government of Peru is withdrawing a national school curriculum that was widely criticized for employing what critics have called  “gender ideology.” Read More

Gender Ideology, Transgender Reality: A Deacon Parent’s Perspective

Today’s post is written by a guest blogger: Deacon Ray Dever of St. Paul Catholic Church,... Read More

The Many–And Wrong–Definitions of ‘Gender Ideology’

Earlier this month, the bishops of Panama met with Pope Francis, and the conversation turned... Read More

Just What Is the Definition of “Gender Ideology”?

Crux, a Catholic news website, recently published an analysis essay on transgender issues and Catholicism,... Read More

Polish Bishops Join Politicians in Attacking ‘Gender Ideology’ and LGBT People

“To find the front lines of Francis’s fight to reform the Catholic Church, look no... Read More

Putting Pope Francis’ “Ideology of Gender” Comments in Context

Today’s post is by guest blogger Cristina Traina, Professor of Religious Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.... Read More

Michigan Bishops Falsely Claim Ballot Proposal Opens Gender Transition Care to Youth; And More News

Michigan's Catholic bishops are opposing a constitutional amendment to protect reproductive rights using the false claim that it would also enable gender transitions for youth of any age.  Read More