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Denver Archdiocese’s Gender Policy Bans Transgender Students from Catholic Schools

An archdiocesan gender policy that has been made public bans transgender students from attending Catholic schools, and also implies LGBTQ+ parents, employees, and even allies should be excluded or fired. 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

Bishop Claims Transgender and Nonbinary Identities Are Result of Original Sin

A U.S. bishop has suggested that being transgender is a result of the Fall and made other negative comments in a new letter on gender. Read More

Scotland’s Bishops Again Working to Stop Proposed Law Helping Transgender Youth

Scottish Catholic leaders have so far unsuccessfully opposed a new bill aimed at helping transgender youth who choose to transition. Read More

Catholic School in England Appoints Transgender Teacher to Lead Inclusion Efforts

A Catholic school in England is taking steps to be LGBTQ+ inclusive by allowing an openly transgender teacher to work at the school. Read More

LGBTQ+ Advocate Faults Catholic Feminists for Not Being More Transgender-Inclusive

In a recent essay for the National Catholic Reporter, artist Jessica Gerhardt argues that Catholic feminism must be inclusive of transgender people. Read More

Creighton U. Theologians Condemn Archdiocese of Omaha’s Trans-Negative Policy

Two theologians at a Nebraska Catholic university have strongly condemned the Archdiocese of Omaha’s new trans-negative policy on gender and sexuality. Read More

Persisting Like the Widow: A Transgender Catholic’s Journey to Prayer

LGBTQ+ Catholics and allies might struggle with faith in the face of persistent injustice. I certainly did. Read More

Across U.S., Catholic Educators Criticize Wave of Diocesan Anti-Transgender Policies

Catholic educators are saving lives as they build communities of welcome for LGBTQ+ students despite some dioceses' attempts to enact transgender-exclusionary policies.  Read More

Appeals Court Rules Catholic Healthcare System May Deny Care to Transgender Patients

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is permanently barred from requiring a Catholic hospital network in Indiana and Illinois to perform or provide insurance coverage for services related to gender transition or abortion. Read More