Same-sex Marriage

The toxic fumes of democracy
Michael Cook | Sep 23 2016 | comment  
Heated debate and stable democracy go hand in hand, even with same-sex marriage

Is there really no difference between straight and gay parenting?
Michael Cook | Sep 20 2016 | comment  
The consensus is flawed by small-scale studies, badly framed questions and poorly understood data

The new religion of transgenderism in Australian schools
Michael Cook | Sep 19 2016 | comment  
Australia's Safe Schools program is so bizarre and fact-free that you can describe it as a cult, says an academic

Bill’s bill
Michael Cook | Sep 13 2016 | comment  
Australia's leader of the Opposition is a fan of same-sex marriage. Can't he find better arguments?

Republican voters are not ‘moving on’ from marriage
Frank Schubert | Sep 2 2016 | comment  
Politicians who betray marriage face a swift electoral backlash.

7 reasons why Australia needs a plebiscite on same-sex marriage
Michael Cook | Aug 30 2016 | comment  
Democratic politics is all about debating controversial ideas

Pennsylvania’s rainbow-coloured Joan of Arc in disgrace
Michael Cook | Aug 16 2016 | comment  
Attorney-General Kathleen Kane cynically manipulated the legal system

An argument for free speech and civility
Darren Middleton | Jun 10 2016 | comment  
Australians could soon vote in a plebiscite on gay marriage. Meanwhile, they have another choice to make...

T comes right after LGB
Zac Alstin | Jun 8 2016 | comment  
It's a very small step from same-sex marriage to transgender.

It didn’t happen overnight
Margaret Somerville | Jun 7 2016 | comment  
The cultural and social changes of the past 50 years laid the groundwork for transgenderism.

A sad tale of dodgy statistics
Michael Cook | Jun 6 2016 | comment  
How was same-sex marriage accepted so quickly? In part, by telling some fibs.

I thought it was all about homophobia until I watched this video
Pat Langrell | May 3 2016 | comment  
The debate is about two vastly different ideas of marriage, not about whether we like gays.

The tangled knot of the last taboo
Michael Cook | Apr 12 2016 | comment  
Now that incest has been rebadged as 'genetic sexual attraction', will it be legalised?

Why can’t three get married?
Michael Cook | Mar 21 2016 | comment  
Why shouldn't a bizarre threesome in Western Australia have their chance to get married?

Creative accounting and Australia’s same-sex marriage plebiscite
Michael Cook | Mar 14 2016 | comment  
A leading accounting firm claims that it will cost half a billion dollars. This is sheer fantasy.

Don’t demonise
David Quinn | Feb 17 2016 | comment  
An Irish campaigner for the No side warns Australians to prepare for intimidation.

Scalia on same-sex marriage
Michael Cook | Feb 15 2016 | comment  
We've selected a few of Scalia's most memorable lines from his dissents.

‘I’ve changed my mind’: a gay activist reverses stand on wedding cake row
Carolyn Moynihan | Feb 5 2016 | comment  
Discrimination against people should be unlawful, but not against ideas.

Liberal media outlet gives Ryan Anderson a fair hearing
Carolyn Moynihan | Dec 14 2015 | comment  
Yes, this is news, and thanks to The Atlantic.

We’re entitled to our opinion, but not a difference of opinion? Huh?
John Madigan | Nov 26 2015 | comment  
An Australian senator condemns double standards on free speech about same-sex marriage.

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