Faring well? Convenient findings about same-sex parenting

Carolyn Moynihan | 10 July 2014
Despite the hype about a Melbourne study it cannot tell us whether the kids are all right.

Repudiating the calculated decision to deprive children of mothers

David van Gend | 08 May 2014
You must watch this hard-hitting video by an Australian doctor.

It’s official. If Australia gets same-sex marriage, polygamy is next.

Michael Cook | 13 December 2013
This week's decision by the High Court upholds the law but undermines marriage.

Woman marries Catholic bridge

Karee Santos | 13 November 2013
But was the marriage valid? We launch a theological discussion.

It’s time to move on. Australians do not want same-sex marriage

Lyle Shelton | 19 September 2013
Today in Canberra nine people – eight Labor and one from the Greens – will set themselves up to decide marriage policy affecting the entire nation.

Without kids, does marriage deserve social support?

Michael Cook | 21 August 2013
Thank you, Brian Greig, for summing up the ultimate outcome of the same-sex marriage campaign in four crisp sentences: the abolition of marriage altogether.

Don’t be so sure about the issue du jour, says The Australian

Michael Cook | 20 August 2013
In 1999, Australia's most prominent homosexual declared that not one gay or lesbian wanted same-sex marriage. What has changed?

“You disagree with me” is not evidence of homophobia

Michael Cook | 15 August 2013
If gay activists dissolve into puddles of self-pity when confronted with opposing views, it becomes impossible to have a rational discussion based on argument and evidence.

The Wong way forward for Australia

Michael Cook | 14 August 2013
Yesterday evening’s discussion of same-sex marriage on SBS Insight was both great fun and a frightening omen.

What do Australians really think about same-sex marriage?

Blaise Joseph | 14 July 2013
The Australian same-sex marriage lobby is triumphant about the results of a new poll. But what did the research actually show?

All quiet on the Aussie front

Blaise Joseph | 10 July 2013
What has happened to the same-sex marriage debate in Australia lately?

A toxic combination: paedophiles, baby farms, and same-sex marriage

Michael Cook | 01 July 2013
The conviction of a gay couple for trafficking their surrogate baby and using him to make paedophile pornography ought to provoke questions about the wisdom of same-sex adoption and marriage.

Australian defender of marriage passes away

Blaise Joseph | 10 June 2013
Christopher Pearson, a columnist for The Australian, speechwriter, and strong defender of traditional marriage, passed away on Friday.

Australian study on same-sex parenting questioned

Blaise Joseph | 07 June 2013
A recent study in Australia has found that children thrive with same-sex parents. But how reliable is this research?

The marriage of two men means a motherless child

David van Gend | 05 June 2013
I write as a family doctor for whom the question of same-sex marriage centres on one fact: that the marriage of two men means a motherless family.

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 | 15 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.”

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