Same-sex Marriage

‘I’ve changed my mind’: a gay activist reverses stand on wedding cake row

Carolyn Moynihan | 05 February 2016
Discrimination against people should be unlawful, but not against ideas.

Liberal media outlet gives Ryan Anderson a fair hearing

Carolyn Moynihan | 14 December 2015
Yes, this is news, and thanks to The Atlantic.

We’re entitled to our opinion, but not a difference of opinion? Huh?

John Madigan | 26 November 2015
An Australian senator condemns double standards on free speech about same-sex marriage.

Signs of push-back against Obergefell

Michael Cook | 13 November 2015
As in other states, same-sex marriage is the law in Mississippi. But after surprising resistance.

Is Obergefell binding? No, say 60 scholars

Michael Cook | 13 October 2015
Lincoln ignored the notorious Dred Scott decision, for excellent reasons.

Australian companies risk backlash by endorsing same-sex marriage

Constance Kong | 22 September 2015
How will their employees react?

Second thoughts on Kim Davis and her stand for marriage

Carolyn Moynihan | 08 September 2015
Having your name on a marriage licence means something too.

Short, sharp and to the point

Michael Cook | 03 September 2015
A clash between two experienced debates on either side of the same-sex marriage debate.

Truth Overruled

Carolyn Moynihan | 02 September 2015
Ryan Anderson on The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom.

Polygamists sue to have their ‘marriages’ recognised

Michael Cook | 31 August 2015
Obergefell v Hodges is a key precedent. Why shouldn't the courts recognise these loving relationships, too?

Fact-checking the fact-checkers

Paul Sullins | 28 August 2015
Do children do best when they have a father and a mother? The Conversation says No. An American expert says Yes.

Australian journalists given “fail” for balance on same-sex marriage

Michael Cook | 20 August 2015
Media analyst calls out his comrades

Teaching just one view of marriage could make you an extremist

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 August 2015
A British MP interprets new anti-terrorism laws.

How big media (do not) promote debate on gay marriage

Carolyn Moynihan | 10 August 2015
Two major Australian TV channels turn down a paid ad from family groups.

In ten to thirty years, the survivors will speak out

Michael Kirke | 30 July 2015
The Boy Scouts will regret opening doors to openly gay leaders and employees.

A note to Obama: don’t lecture Kenyans on gay rights

Mathew Otieno | 29 July 2015
The President has no right to exploit American power to gain support for his agenda.

Is marriage evolving? Or being dismantled?

Anthony Fisher | 28 July 2015
Are sceptics of redefining marriage really on the wrong side of history?

Monkey business at Amazon as marriage scholar’s book is published

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 July 2015
Trolls try to manipulate reviews of Ryan Anderson's latest work.

Assessing Justice Kennedy as a marriage counselor

Mark Milburn | 21 July 2015
Dignity? Autonomy? He's talking about a different institution.

Obergefell: the states’ duty to seek rehearing

Herbert W. Titus and William J. Olson | 20 July 2015
An open letter to Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

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