Getting the marriage conversation right
William B. May
| 04 September 2013 | FEATURES |
It is important to use terms that convey the truth about marriage, says an author who has been active in the marriage debate.
Redefining marriage in NZ: lessons for Oz
Same-sex marriage is not inevitable, no matter what its supporters say.
How redefining marriage threatens freedom of speech
A pioneer of gay liberation has made it clear that the real goal is an assault on religious values.
Unpacking the slogans
Boosters of same-sex parenting rely heavily on sociologists’ surveys. But do these really prove their case?
Will polyamory follow same-sex marriage?
| 06 August 2013 | FEATURES |
The reasoning is the same; the rewards are the same. Why not?
In the birthplace of revolution, a French Spring
The establishment has been rattled by the vigour and intelligence of opposition to the new law on same-sex marriage.
Evita’s back and she supports same-sex marriage
| 16 July 2013 | FEATURES |
The refusal of Pennsylvania's attorney general to defend her own state's law on marriage is a sign of the corruption of American politics.
No country for old homophobes
| 15 July 2013 | FEATURES |
Ender’s Game has nothing to do with same-sex marriage. But the film’s author-producer is still being lynched for his views.
Is there really only one rational side in the marriage debate?
Opponents of redefining marriage are being called discriminatory, bigots, homophobes and worse. Is this fair?
A toxic combination: paedophiles, baby farms, and same-sex marriage
| 01 July 2013 | CONJUGALITY |
US v. Windsor: a pit stop, not the finish line
James S. Cole
| 01 July 2013 | FEATURES |
The murky reasoning of the Supreme Court suggests that it is searching for reasons to justify imposing "gay marriage" on states which have not already legalized it.
Tying Windsor’s knot
Those states which do not recognise same-sex marriage will not be forced to do so after this week's decisions. But for how long?
What’s next for “the holy estate of matrimony”?
The recent Supreme Court decision in US v. Windsor denies that marriage is a natural institution and redefines it as an artificial construct.
Memo to Lady Gaga: “born this way” doesn’t mean “act this way”
It remains unclear whether sexual orientation is genetically determined. Even if it is, that doesn’t justify advocacy for same-sex marriage.
Yes, marriage will change—and here’s how
| 21 June 2013 | FEATURES |
Same-sex marriage is bound to change our expectations about fidelity to our spouses, says a sociologist.
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