Carolyn Moynihan is a New Zealand journalist with a special interest in family issues. She began her working life as a secondary school teacher but always fancied the life of the scribe. Too late, she realised that the latter is even more work than teaching Shakespeare to 15-year-olds and the pay is generally less. Being a reluctant geek, she has never quite got over the surprise of finding herself the deputy editor of an online magazine—a pleasant sensation for the most part.
She once wrote a book—the history of New Zealand’s own anti-porn movement in its heyday—for which she got mixed reviews and no awards. She lives in the country’s largest city, Auckland, which is three hours by plane from Sydney—the hub of MercatorNet—and too far for comfort from anywhere else of importance. Still, it is a very nice vantage point from which to meddle in the affairs of the world.
Mark Regnerus: Dignitarian of the Year
19 Dec 2014 | FEATURES |
Against vehement opposition, he has courageously defended the intact biological family as the best place to raise children.
Love and the labouring classes
15 Dec 2014 | FEATURES |
A new book from a leading family scholar analyses the marriage gap.
The 2014 dignitarian awards
12 Dec 2014 | FEATURES |
MercatorNet's five nominees for "Dignitarian of the Year".
How Michael Brown’s death really challenges us
27 Nov 2014 | FEATURES |
The rage and handwringing will be for nothing if the state of the black family is not addressed.
A funny thing happened on the way to gender equality in Norway
25 Nov 2014 | FEATURES |
A comedian found there was no science to support it.
The music of man and of woman
21 Nov 2014 | FEATURES |
A new affirmation of marriage by world religious leaders.
Little heroes? Or victims of an experiment?
21 Nov 2014 | CONJUGALITY |
Hundreds of young children are being prepped for a transsexual future.
India’s war on women turns deadly
14 Nov 2014 | FEATURES |
Thirteen women have died as a result of the latest mass sterilisation camp.
Children in care: Australia’s adoption challenge
11 Nov 2014 | FEATURES |
A rethink of adoption would help thousands of children in foster care, among others, says a new report.
Ten books that changed my world
7 Nov 2014 | FEATURES |
Less dramatic than it sounds, to be sure, but still formative.
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