Transgender soccer player will play for Olympic gold on the Canadian women’s team

TOKYO (LifeSiteNews) — A biological woman who believes she’s a man is playing for an Olympic gold medal with the Canadian women’s soccer team.

On Monday, Team Canada defeated the U.S. Women’s National Team 1-0 on a penalty kick in the Olympic semifinals. The Canadian team has a transgender player, Quinn, who plays midfielder. Quinn, previously known as Rebecca Quinn, is a biological woman who identifies as a male or “non-binary.”

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When Parents Put Politics Ahead of Faith

After giving a presentation on living a Catholic identity to my church group recently, a grade school teacher from a Catholic school approached me to talk. Noting how she struggles to get the kids engaged in learning about their faith, she declared that they simply aren’t interested in the subject—they are more eager to debate the merits and failings of Joe Biden and Donald Trump.

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Czech Republic to compensate Roma women for forced sterilizations

The Czech Republic will compensate Roma (Gypsy) women who were forcibly sterilised both before and after the fall of Communism.

The Roma have always been a stigmatised minority — in the Czech Republic and in many other European countries. Under Communism, women were often sterilised after childbirth without their consent – and the practice continued until 2012. After years of campaigning for justice, the government has decided to award women who were unlawfully sterilised between 1966 and 2012 a grant of CZK 300,000 (US$14,000). About 400 women are expected to claim compensation – although thousands are believed to have been sterilised.

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