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Same-sex Marriage

We should be able to talk about marriage

Sheila Liaugminas | 30 March 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: marriage law, Ryan T. Anderson, same-sex marriage, Supreme Court marriage hearings
Exchanges were bad enough back when Proposition 8 was voted on in California, and again in the subsequent court appeals of it when people were yelling at the opposition and demonstrations got physically confrontational and some high profile people even got death threats. The passion and vitriol grew and spread after that. This week, when the Supreme Court began hearing arguments from both sides of the marriage divide, media coverage showed that we’re not having a debate of different views. We’re having a culture war.

The trials of marriage

| 26 March 2013 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Defense of Marriage Act, DOMA, French marriage demonstrations, March for Marriage, Proposition 8, same-sex marriage, Supreme Court hearing on marriage
The US Supreme Court hears opening arguments on same-sex marriage law Tuesday. It’s been on trial for years.

“Gay marriage shock” - support drops in NZ

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 March 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: New Zealand, same-sex marriage

French turn out again against marriage law change

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 March 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: France, same-sex marriage

The shaky science behind same-sex marriage

Institute for Marriage and Public Policy , Harvey C. Mansfield and Leon R. Kass | 26 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting, US Supreme Court
The case rests squarely on sociology and psychology. How reliable can this be, ask two distinguished scholars.

Square peg syndrome

Carolyn Moynihan | 24 March 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Me & Folly, same-sex marriage

Do infertile couples clinch the case for same-sex marriage?

Robert R. Reilly | 19 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: infertility, same-sex marriage
Nope. All infertilities are not equal. There is a crucial difference between an infertile heterosexual union and an impotent homosexual one.

If two lesbians, why not two sisters?

Carolyn Moynihan | 18 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: New Zealand, same-sex marriage, siblings
If marriage is all about love, commitment and stability, why can't I marry my sister?

“More than two” is the next marriage frontier, admits former Dutch MP

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 March 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Netherlands, polyamory, polygamy, same-sex marriage

NZ “definition of marriage” bill passes second reading

Carolyn Moynihan | 17 March 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: New Zealand, same-sex marriage

Portrait of a forceful thinker

Jorge Bergoglio | 15 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: education, euthanasia, religion, same-sex marriage
Almost nothing by the new Pope is available in English -- apart from these snippets from his latest book.

Sky fall: gender ideology comes to the schoolhouse

Adam J. MacLeod and Andrew Beckwith | 14 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: education of children, gender theory, same-sex marriage
Since redefining marriage requires us to deny sexual differences, even school children now have to conform to that principle at the risk of punishment.

Could the donor-conceived daughter of a lesbian queen end up on the British throne?

Carolyn Moynihan | 14 March 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: British Monarchy, donor-conceived children, same-sex marriage

Marriage: what it is, why it matters, consequences of redefining it

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 March 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: same-sex marriage

What would the Greeks have thought of gay marriage?

Robert R. Reilly | 11 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: classics, philosophy, same-sex marriage
The great classical philosophers would have regarded it as an absurdity, despite their partial tolerance of homosexual love.

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