Gender Issues

Understanding Gender Ideology

Author's Note: None of the following is intended to be a personal attack on any person of any gender identity or sexual orientation: gay, lesbian, transgender, or other. The Catholic Church and Human Life International view all such persons with the love and respect natural in accord with their human [...]

By |2019-10-08T18:58:43-04:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: Gender Issues, Marriage & Family|
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Equal But Different: Complementarity of the Sexes

“Men and women are equal in dignity, complementary in mission.”—Pope Saint John XXIII  Contraception as a Harmful Ideology One of the unintended side-effects of the widespread acceptance of contraception is the rejection of complementarity.  Contraception furthers inequality, in that it symbolizes the attempt to make the woman function as a [...]

By |2019-08-19T21:32:23-04:00June 29th, 2018|Categories: Contraception, Gender Issues, Marriage & Family|Tags: |
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True Unity of a Human Person Defies All “Gender” Ideology

The Many Dangers of "Gender" Ideology "Gender" ideology is sweeping across Western societies with relentless, hostile force. It is invading educational and health institutions beginning in the early life of students. And its ideologues are using the law to deny parental rights. Therefore, it is important to clarify and challenge [...]

By |2019-10-08T23:00:49-04:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Gender Issues, Marriage & Family|Tags: , , , |

The “Threat” of the Cultural Revolution and Why It Matters

Speech from ASPAC 2017 (Bangkok, Thailand)   Fr. Francesco Giordano, HLI Rome Director (R) with Fr. Andrea Ciucci, Coordinating Secretary, Pontifical Academy for Life (L) Binary Sexuality and Gender Ideology This semester, I am teaching a course on Gender and Transhumanism. Why the two themes? Essentially, it is [...]

By |2019-07-09T22:36:55-04:00November 25th, 2017|Categories: Gender Issues, Marriage & Family|Tags: , |
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Male and Female He Created Them: Gender Identity Is Not a Choice

"Gender" is a social construct. (Zenit.org) – 2012 marked the first time gender identity was included as a specific protected classification in a United Nations General Assembly anti-discrimination resolution. This wording is significant because it elevates gender identity to the same level as race, creed, religion and sexual [...]

By |2019-09-25T23:01:19-04:00January 9th, 2017|Categories: Gender Issues, Marriage & Family|Tags: |