Mum and dad adoption preferred, Irish poll shows
But new legislation in Ireland puts single and same-sex parenting on the same level.
Are the kids really all right?
Proof there is "no difference" between same-sex and conventional parenting is a long way off, despite what judges say.
A deeply amoral defence of same-sex marriage
Arguments used by Richard Posner, one of America's most famous jurists, could be turned on democracy itself.
Faring well? Convenient findings about same-sex parenting
Despite the hype about a Melbourne study it cannot tell us whether the kids are all right.
Are gays’ brains better than mothers’ brains?
A recent study raises more questions than it answers.
Nabisco: Sex discrimination is ‘wholesome’
Excluding mothers isn’t wholesome; it's halfsome.
Protect trees - but not the family tree?
Donor dads, same-sex parents... What about the child's right to know her heritage?
What happens when women are excluded from reproduction because of same-sex marriage?
So much for the rights of the child
A case in Canada this week has highlighted the concerns surrounding same-sex marriage and parenting.
Where would children come from in male same-sex marriages?
Two men having a child means surrogacy. And a new study indicates that surrogacy is harmful to children’s emotional health.
Australian study on same-sex parenting questioned
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
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.
Mother’s Day and same-sex parenting
Can we celebrate motherhood and still support denying children the right to a mother?
Thank you for your testimony, Miss Evans
An 11-year-old gives an excellent summary of what every child deserves: a Mom and a Dad.
Re-examining a controversial gay parenting study
No, not Mark Regnerus' one this time, but one finding no statistically significant difference between same-sex and opposite sex outcomes.
“Without nature, the little children suffer”
Yes, and that includes what is rightfully theirs according to human nature.
“Minorities Anti-Defamation Professional”: nice work if you can get it
It’s not often that one discovers an entirely new profession. But I can proudly announce that I have spotted one in the wild. Herewith my contribution to the taxonomy of employment: a “Minorities Anti-Defamation Professional”.
Regnerus defends his study
Here’s a video interview with the mastermind behind a dark plot to discredit gay parenting, Mark Regnerus, of the University of Texas at Austin. Actually, he doesn’t seem excessively evil. Actually, he sounds rather sensible. Actually, maybe he is not a “disgusting bigot” after all. What do you think?
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