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Same-sex Marriage


No country for old homophobes

Zac Alstin | 15 July 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: films, homophobia, same-sex marriage, tolerance
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?

Margaret Somerville | 12 July 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: bigotry, discrimination, same-sex marriage, US v. Windsor
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

Michael Cook | 01 July 2013 | CONJUGALITY |
tags: Australia, pedophilia, same-sex adoption, same-sex marriage, surrogacy, US


US v. Windsor: a pit stop, not the finish line

James S. Cole | 01 July 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: same-sex marriage, US Supreme Court, US v. Windsor
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 | FEATURES |
tags: DOMA, Proposition 8, same-sex marriage, Supreme Court, US v. Windsor
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 | FEATURES |
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 | FEATURES |
tags: biology determinism, homosexuality, same-sex marriage
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 | FEATURES |
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 | FEATURES |
tags: conscience, conscientious objection, Elizabeth II, same-sex marriage
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?


“Gays against gay marriage”

Blaise Joseph | 11 June 2013 | CONJUGALITY |
tags: homosexuality, same-sex marriage


Queering education

Robert R. Reilly | 10 June 2013 | FEATURES |
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.


Thinking same-sex in Nigeria?  You will go to jail!

Eugene Ohu | 04 June 2013 | HARAMBEE |
tags: same-sex marriage


Redefining heroism

Babette Francis | 31 May 2013 | FEATURES |
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 | FEATURES |
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.


For the sake of future generations

Blaise Joseph | 22 May 2013 | CONJUGALITY |
tags: marriage, same-sex marriage


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