US v. Windsor: a pit stop, not the finish line
James S. Cole | 01 July 2013 |
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
Dwight G. Duncan | 28 June 2013 |
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”?
Robert R. Reilly | 27 June 2013 |
tags: DOMA, same-sex marriage, US v. Windsor
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”
Daniel Kuebler | 25 June 2013 |
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
Mark Regnerus | 21 June 2013 |
tags: adultery, fidelity, same-sex marriage
Same-sex marriage is bound to change our expectations about fidelity to our spouses, says a sociologist.
An Esther moment
Peter Saunders | 14 June 2013 |
In the 60th year of her reign, Queen Elizabeth II will soon be asked to give royal assent to same-sex marriage. Is this a violation of her coronation oath?
Robert R. Reilly | 10 June 2013 |
tags: education, homosexuality, same-sex marriage
What will happen in the classroom if same-sex marriage is legalised? Massachusetts offers a vision of the future.
Babette Francis | 31 May 2013 |
tags: Barack Obama, same-sex marriage
Which calls for more courage: coming out of the closet, or dealing with the mess that's left behind?
Gay marriage an economic boost?
Jennifer Roback Morse | 29 May 2013 |
tags: economics, same-sex marriage
An American think-tank claims that same-sex marriage is a windfall for local economies. This is based on badly flawed assumptions, says an economist.
A fight for equality or a war on difference?
Brendan O'Neill | 20 May 2013 |
tags: discrimination, equality, same-sex marriage, UK
To invite the government to give us phony equalities by recognising gay marriage is to invite greater state intervention into our personal lives.
Cultural imperialism on the march
Robert R. Reilly | 13 May 2013 |
Why is the Obama administration promoting Gay Pride Months and campaigning for gay rights in countries like Pakistan and El Salvador?
What do the children say?
Robert Oscar Lopez | 12 May 2013 |
The children of same-sex couples normally love the people who raised them. But many of them still have reservations about same-sex marriage.
The road to same-sex marriage was paved by Rousseau
Robert R. Reilly | 15 April 2013 |
tags: Aristotle, philosophy, Rousseau, same-sex marriage
At the heart of the debate over same-sex marriage are fundamental questions about who men are and how we decide what makes us flourish.
Brendan O'Neill | 12 April 2013 |
Anyone who values diversity of thought and tolerance of dissent should find the sweeping consensus on gay marriage terrifying.
Jumping on the bandwagon
Michael Cook | 05 April 2013 |
tags: same-sex marriage, US
We should have expected that politicians would line up to support gay marriage.