"A species whose young are as vulnerable as human children needs both organised defence and serious home building if it is to reproduce itself. And on those granite foundations has been built the romantic castle of sexual difference."
Vive la difference: gender and parenthood
In the realm of parenthood today nothing can be taken for granted -- not even that a mother and father are the best thing for children, at least according to certain elites.
Gender issues fuel mixed rooming trend
An American University is responding to the suicide of a homosexual freshman last year by piloting mixed accommodation. That's to meet the needs of about seven genders at last count.
A sad case of mistaken identity
A year after undergoing a sex change, Chaz Bono is now legally a man,
reports People.com, and a minder says "he couldn't be happier". How sad.
Youth and same-sex attraction: a new resource for schools
A group of American paediatricians concerned about policies that
encourage teenagers to think positively about same-sex attraction has
set up a website providing factual information and sent a letter to the
superintendents of all public schools in the United States.
Nought for your comfort: mixed rooming at US colleges
More American colleges are introducing mixed rooming, with Emerson
College in Boston the latest to announce its embrace of what is known
as “gender-neutral” housing. The Boston Globe says more than two dozen
colleges across the country now provide or intend to provide this
option. It is meant to make the students more “comfortable”.
Family Edge looks at news and trends affecting the family in the light of human dignity. Our focus is the inspiring, creative, humorous, annoying, ridiculous, and dangerous ideas in the evening news. Send tips and brainwaves to the editor, Tamara Rajakariar, at tamara.rajakariar@ mercatornet.com