Defending traditional marriage
Blaise Joseph | 19 May 2013
A forum on marriage at the World Congress of Families provided a strong defence of marriage.
World Congress of Families starts in Sydney this week
Blaise Joseph | 16 May 2013
The vital public issue of marriage will be front and centre at the World Congress of Families in Sydney.
Should Australia have a referendum on same-sex marriage?
Blaise Joseph | 01 May 2013
Despite telling us that Australians overwhelmingly support redefining marriage, the same-sex marriage lobby is fighting against the idea of having a referendum on the issue.
What is it with celebrities and same-sex marriage?
Blaise Joseph | 28 April 2013
The singer Ricky Martin gave his thoughts on same-sex marriage while he was in Australia. Do stories like this get more attention than they deserve?
‘New Zealand!’ is not an argument for same-sex marriage
Blaise Joseph | 22 April 2013
New Zealand’s decision to redefine marriage last week is being used by supporters of same-sex marriage in Australia to push for the “inevitable.”
Heterosexuality “not the norm”, says Australian school programme
Carolyn Moynihan | 17 October 2012
A report in the Australian Daily Telegraph today reveals that a programme teaching that it is wrong to regard heterosexuality as the norm for relationships is being piloted in 12 schools in the Australian state of New South Wales.
Another third rail discovered in Australia
Michael Cook | 21 September 2012
Is it a smart move for a politician to link bestiality with same-sex marriage? Probably not.
Gay marriage defeated in Australia’s parliament
Michael Cook | 20 September 2012
Two attempts to legalise same-sex marriage failed in Australia’s Federal Parliament this week. On Wednesday, a private member’s bill sponsored by a Labor MP, Stephen Jones, was defeated by 98 votes to 42 in the House of Representatives. And today, the Senate defeated another bill sponsored by three Labor Senators by 41 votes to 26.
Michael Cook | 04 September 2012
Another day; another culture clash. On Monday, a group called the F Collective organised a protest outside of Notre Dame University, a Catholic institution in downtown Sydney. It wanted to protest a breakfast with a visiting “extremist” pro-life speaker from the US, David Bereits. According to F Collective’s blog, Mr Bereits is a dangerous man.
New Australian video defending marriage
Michael Cook | 09 July 2012
As the battle over same-sex marriage continues, more and more useful expositions of the central arguments are appearing. This clever little video was produced by a new Australian lobby group, "What Is Marriage"? It poses the obvious question: "what doesn’t, and never has needed legislation, is love. Understandably so. Why should the Government regulate our love lives?"
“Me too” say Aussie polyamorists
Carolyn Moynihan | 05 June 2012
The Australian parliamentary campaign for same-sex marriage received a boost last week but polyamorists are clamouring to be included.
Are the Australian Greens bigots?
Bill Muehlenberg | 23 May 2012
Shame on those intolerant and discriminatory Australian Greens. How dare they exclude so many people from their basic right to love and marry? They are determined to prevent loving and committed polyamorists from marrying. Unbelievable!
Australian doctors group opposes law change
Carolyn Moynihan | 15 May 2012
A senior mental health professional in Australia is being hauled over the coals for signing a submission opposing same-sex marriage.
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