More all-gender bathrooms at LMU

Transgender activists prompt president of Jesuit university to change eight restrooms on campus

In response to events on campus, LMU President Timothy Law Snyder has ordered the Facilities Management to create “additional all-gender restrooms.”   As the Loyolan reported, “The Student Housing Office replaced the traditional signs that depict a man and woman on eight different individual-use bathrooms at the beginning of August in the Leavey apartments, McKay Hall, … [Read more...]

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Setback for transgender rights advocates

On Monday, the Supreme Court vacated an appeals court decision in favor of a transgender student and sent the case back for further consideration in light of new guidance from the Trump administration

Prompted by the Trump administration’s reversal of the federal government’s position on transgender rights, the Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would not decide whether a transgender boy in Virginia could use the boys’ bathroom at his high school. The decision not to take his case, which came as the court is awaiting the appointment of a ninth member, means there … [Read more...]

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Federal judge blocks transgender, abortion-related Obamacare provisions

Rule would have redefined sex bias to include "discrimination on the basis of gender identity and termination of pregnancy"

A federal judge in Texas on Saturday issued a court order barring enforcement of an Obama administration policy seeking to extend anti-discrimination protections under the Affordable Care Act to transgender health and abortion-related services. The decision sides with Texas, seven other states and three Christian-affiliated healthcare groups challenging a rule that, … [Read more...]

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New transgender surgery regulations challenged

Nuns, Catholic university among plaintiffs in lawsuit over federal rule forcing doctors to perform gender transition procedures on children

The following comes from a November 7 Beckett Fund press release: WASHINGTON, D.C. – The State of North Dakota along with several hospitals, a university, and health clinics, filed a lawsuit today challenging a new federal regulation. The new regulation forces doctors to ignore science and their medical judgment and perform gender transition procedures on children, even if … [Read more...]

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California restaurants launch statewide transgender employment program

State grant will pay for the first 60 hours of a new hire's wages as an incentive for business owners

The following comes from an October 25 Fox News story: The state of California has officially backed a new program aiming to assist transgender people find jobs in the restaurant industry. The new California Transgender Workplace Project says it wants to reduce workplace discrimination and stigmas associated with transgender individuals-- while combating the historically … [Read more...]

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Friend-of-court brief filed over Virginia bathroom controversy

Catholic colleges, including two in California, join Cardinal Newman Society in urging Supreme Court to take up transgender bathroom case

The following comes from a September 29 Cardinal Newman Society press release: Leading up to a possible landmark Supreme Court case regarding “transgender” policies and religious freedom, The Cardinal Newman Society and several courageous Catholic colleges this week filed a friend of the court brief urging the Court to hear the appeal of the Gloucester County, Va., school … [Read more...]

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How to make the Bible support any sexual practice

A response to Washington Post article that uses Scripture to justify transgenderism

The following comes from an August 30 Federalist article by Hans Fiene: In the not-too-distant future, when the transgender wars are over and the stick figure placards for male and female bathrooms have been thrown in the dustbin of history, the sexual progressives will need a new sexual practice to de-stigmatize. Whether it’s incestuous marriage or some other long-oppressed … [Read more...]

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