2018-02_LT-GenderQuestions

Catholic Answers About Sex, Gender, and Variations in the 21st Century

Where the world settles for passing pleasures, the Church calls us to live for an eternal Kingdom. Oftentimes, this call is difficult, and every person who resolves to follow Christ will have to bear a weighty cross. Those who struggle with gender confusion carry a particularly challenging cross that the world would rather ignore.

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I Wished I Was Born a Girl

Retrospectively, I see how my understanding of what it meant to be a boy or a girl was anchored merely on my perception of masculinity and femininity. However, this was a moving target, completely at the whim of my imagination!

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Dear Society, You Don’t Define Me

In order for society to be able to define us, it had to create us. Newsflash: society did not create us.

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Sex in the News: How Can we Change the Headlines?

As long as it feels good and there’s consent, does it need any boundaries? Labels? Conventional standards? Please, that is so backwards. This is 2017, right?

But then, when people say and do things that are so obviously wrong and offensive, we’re shocked and offended.

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Hope After the Rainbow

I’m a Catholic male and same-sex attractions are a part of my story. However, it has recently been written onto my heart that I might be called to marriage—with a woman.

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Your Virginity is Not a Trophy

Our goodness rests in our identity as daughters of God. We are good because we are desired by God. We are good because we are loved by God. And He loves us, not because of anything we will ever do, but because we have been created by Him and He desires us.

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You Don’t Need to Test Drive Sex to Know if it’s True Love

“I won’t get married to a woman unless I’ve had sex with her first,” a friend boldly said, as we caught up over coffee…

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Is it Okay to Share a Bed When You’re Dating?

If we’re striving to live the virtue of chastity, and be pure in all of our relationships, there’s something to be said for common sense here.

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2016-4_LT-Baggage

Love and Baggage: How to Forgive Him or Her for the Past

I recently entered an “official” relationship, and after entering dating status, he revealed to me that he is not a virgin. My heart hurts so much right now.

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Love Will Drive Out Shame

For me, shame is like a clawed hand strangling my heart, demanding a reason as to why I deserve to be set free.

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