The Vatican condemned gender theory on Monday as part of a "confused concept of freedom," saying in a new document that the idea of gender being determined by personal feeling rather than biology was an attempt to "annihilate nature."
In Israel, secular and religious social practices and lifestyles have continued to clash. Israel's most recent election and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent failure to form a coalition highlighted some of these struggles that continue to divide Israel's citizens.
On Friday, May 24, Kenya's High Court ruled to dismiss a petition to scrap sections 162 and 165 of the country's penal code that criminalizes gay sex. But the movement to fight for LGBTQ rights continues.