Gender Issues

What Does the Bible Say about Transgender People?

By Adolfo J. Castañeda and Marisa Cantu / September 21, 2023 /
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Before we address this delicate issue, we would like to express from the start that our intention is not denigrate any person, no matter what his or her sexual attitudes are. Our purpose is to shed the objective light of God’s Word on the topic of transgenderism, not to personally condemn anybody. Only God can…

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What Percentage of Transgenders Regret Surgery?

By Susan Ciancio / July 10, 2023 /
depressed middle aged man

A phrase we hear all too often in today’s world is “you do you.” In essence, what people imply by this is that people should do whatever they want – as long as it doesn’t hurt anyone else. This mentality flies in the face of love for our fellow human beings, for it doesn’t take…

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Trans Statistics and the Catholic Response to Transgenderism

By Susan Ciancio / May 5, 2023 /
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What’s the number of transgenders in the United States? What percentage of people are transgender? A 2022 study by the Williams Institute at UCLA’s School of Law reports that about 1.6 million people in the US over the age of 13 identify as transgender. According to the World Population Review, each of the 50 states…

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Gay Boy Scouts? What Happened to Our Boys?

By Gail Peterson / April 19, 2023 /

Founded in 1910, the Boy Scouts of America has expanded to include the involvement of up to 2.3 million youth, both girls and boys. The Boy Scouts of America functions with the assistance of 900,000 adult volunteers. The Scouts were originally founded to “to teach patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values” to boys. However, the…

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Are You Experiencing Gender Dysphoria?

By Susan Ciancio / January 20, 2023 /
boy seeing a reflection of a girl in the mirror, concept of gender dysphoria

Adolescence and young adulthood can be incredibly difficult times, especially in today’s world. If you’ve ever been to a concert or a loud sporting event, you know the feeling of having to shout to be heard, even by the person next to you. That’s what it can feel like if you’re confused about your feelings…

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Gender Dysphoria in the DSM-5: The Change in Terminology

By Susan Ciancio / February 25, 2022 /
partial cover of the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM-5)

The word dysphoria means “a state of feeling very unhappy, uneasy, or dissatisfied.” Gender dysphoria occurs when a person feels a persistent incongruence or disconnect between their biological sex and the one they identify with. In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association published its latest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders—the DSM-5.…

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Transhumanism: The Final Frontier

By Brian Clowes, PhD / August 11, 2020 /
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“And when everyone’s super—no one will be!” ~The villain “Syndrome” in The Incredibles   What Is Transhumanism? In 2009, the World Transhumanist Association’s website posted the Transhumanist Declaration. It summarized the goals of transhumanism in saying, “Humanity stands to be profoundly affected by science and technology in the future. We envision the possibility of broadening human…

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Bridging the Gap between Transgenderism and Transhumanism

By Brian Clowes, PhD / June 23, 2020 /

We are being conditioned by force and by media propaganda to accept the idea that transgenderism is here to stay.  One of the ways the “trans” rights movement does this is to attempt to show us that we are helpless to stop it by intruding into every facet of our lives and threatening to punish…

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What is Transgenderism?

By Brian Clowes, PhD / June 12, 2020 /

“At the core of liberalism is the spoiled child.” ~ P.J. O’Rourke.1 While those fortunate few who still possessed a lingering sense of reality cringed at the bizarre photo of Bruce Jenner and the subtitle “Call Me Caitlyn” on the cover of Vanity Fair in 2015, the press swooned over him and President Barack Obama…

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Understanding Gender Ideology

By Don DeMarco, PhD / October 29, 2018 /
transgender symbol 3D

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 dignity. This article is directed…

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