Same-sex Marriage

What you need to know about marriage and the US Supreme Court

Carolyn Moynihan | 11 March 2015
Ryan T. Anderson talks about a key question before the court. (Video)

Marriage equality? What about equality for kids?

Michael Cook | 09 March 2015
SBS was too scared of free speech to put this advertisement to air.

Alabama Supreme Court halts same-sex marriages, citing duty to the state’s law

Carolyn Moynihan | 06 March 2015
And in a 148-page decision demolish arguments for change.

Why do we wildly over-estimate the proportion of gays and lesbians?

Michael Cook | 03 December 2014
Good public policy should be based on facts, not ideology

The weirdest-ever reason for same-sex marriage: “so I can get a divorce”

Michael Cook | 26 November 2014
Is it discriminatory if gays and lesbians can't untie the knot?

Vatican hosts conference on traditional marriage next week

Michael Cook | 13 November 2014
Major figures from 14 religious traditions and 23 countries will participate.

Finally, a judge votes for democracy

Michael Cook | 07 November 2014
The latest decision on same-sex marriage is a gem of legal reasoning and common sense.

Who’s the bigot now?

Michael Cook | 30 October 2014
Supporters of same sex marriage want unconditional surrender, says Princeton academic Robert P. George

US Judge: “Marriage is the fundamental unit of the political order”

Brian S. Brown | 27 October 2014
Puerto Rico's law defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman upheld.

“Celebrate same-sex wedding or go to jail”

Ryan T. Anderson | 23 October 2014
Ordained ministers face three and a half years in jail and $7,000 in fines.

Towards the Next Big Thing

Michael Cook | 21 October 2014
What comes after same-sex marriage? A law professor shows the way.

Bakery owners face bankruptcy after a discrimination finding

Carolyn Moynihan | 09 October 2014
Lesbian customers won't accept "sorry, no" to their wedding cake order.

Supreme Court decision will lead to gay marriage in five states

Ryan T. Anderson | 08 October 2014
And that's wrong, says marriage scholar Ryan T. Anderson.

The must-watch video on same-sex marriage

Ryan T. Anderson | 17 September 2014
Ryan T. Anderson puts a lucid, tightly-reasoned case against redefining society's bedrock institution.

A deeply amoral defence of same-sex marriage

Michael Cook | 10 September 2014
Arguments used by Richard Posner, one of America's most famous jurists, could be turned on democracy itself.

“Parade of empathy” halted by same-sex marriage ruling

Carolyn Moynihan | 05 September 2014
Eighty year-old federal judge defends the meaning of marriage.

No rush to the registry office by UK same-sex couples

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 August 2014
Official figures show a modest take-up of the "marriage" option.

States have authority to define marriage

Carolyn Moynihan | 15 August 2014
A Tennessee judge defends the state's right to keep its traditional definition of marriage.

Appeals judge to gay rights advocates: why use the courts?

Carolyn Moynihan | 08 August 2014
"The best way to get respect and dignity is through the democratic process."

Goodbye, Mr Chips and gay marriage

Michael Cook | 05 August 2014
How did society change so much in the hundred years since a boring schoolmaster married a vivacious young woman?

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