Tag: Transgender

Symposium speaker shares personal journey with gender dysphoria

Symposium speaker shares personal journey with gender dysphoria

| Bridget Ryder | December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

As a child growing up in the Los Angeles area in the 1940s, Heyer spent a lot of time with his grandmother, who babysat him. At age 4, Heyer became curious about the chiffon and lace she used as a seamstress, about the clothes she made and about being a girl.

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Letters – November 9, 2017

Letters – November 9, 2017

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Checking agendas
‘Above and beyond’

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Letters – October 26, 2017

Letters – October 26, 2017

| October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Urban missionaries?
Engaging lay leadership
Transgender considerations

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Letters – October 12, 2017

Letters – October 12, 2017

| October 12, 2017 | 8 Comments

Transgender article marginalizing

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Eliminating any difference between sexes ‘is not right,’ pope says

Eliminating any difference between sexes ‘is not right,’ pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | October 5, 2017 | 11 Comments

While societies must find a way to overcome the subjugation of women, pretending there are no differences between men and women or even using technology to change a person’s sex is not the answer, Pope Francis said.

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Switching sexes? Transgender ideology and the Church

Switching sexes? Transgender ideology and the Church

| Jonathan Liedl | September 26, 2017 | 16 Comments

Before Oct. 14, 2015, Emily Zinos admits she didn’t give much thought to transgenderism. At that point in time, the mother of seven and parishioner of Holy Family in St. Louis Park considered the ideology, which advances the claim that gender and sexual identity are not inherently tied to biological sex, to be a “fringe issue.” In her estimation, it was something that played out in celebrity tabloids and progressive academic circles, but certainly had no direct impact on her or her family.

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Medicaid, opioid addiction and transgender issues explored at health care symposium

Medicaid, opioid addiction and transgender issues explored at health care symposium

| September 25, 2017 | 1 Comment

Health care reform, transgender theory and the opioid epidemic were featured topics at a Sept. 20 gathering of Minnesota’s Catholic bishops and lay leaders.

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Opposed by MCC, ‘transgender toolkit’ approved by state education department

Opposed by MCC, ‘transgender toolkit’ approved by state education department

| July 20, 2017 | 19 Comments

The toolkit outlines practices for supporting students transitioning from their biological to perceived gender, using students’ preferred names and pronouns, and restroom use and overnight sleeping arrangements.

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USCCB committee chairmen applaud decision on transgender directive

USCCB committee chairmen applaud decision on transgender directive

| February 27, 2017 | 5 Comments

The chairmen of two U.S. bishops’ committees Feb. 24 praised President Donald Trump’s repeal of the Obama administration’s directive on transgender access to bathrooms.

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Church in Kerala state forms support group for transgender people

Church in Kerala state forms support group for transgender people

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The church in India’s Kerala state has formed a group of priests, nuns and laypeople to respond to the pastoral needs of transgender people, reported ucanews.com.

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Federal judge blocks HHS transgender regulation

Federal judge blocks HHS transgender regulation

| January 3, 2017 | 3 Comments

A federal judge in Texas Dec. 31 blocked a regulation by the Department of Health and Human Services requiring Catholic hospitals and health care providers to perform or provide gender transition services, saying it would place “substantial pressure” on the plaintiffs — a coalition of religious medical organizations who said the ruling was contrary to their religious beliefs.

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Transgender persons, human dignity and our response

Transgender persons, human dignity and our response

| Jason Adkins | October 9, 2014 | 3 Comments

This past summer, Time Magazine had a cover story called “The Next Civil Rights Revolution,” chronicling the movement to create legal mandates for the accommodation of persons who either identify as transgender or who refuse to identify as male or female altogether.

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