Gender


About gender

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 February 2012
"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

Carolyn Moynihan | 16 May 2011
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

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 March 2011
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

Carolyn Moynihan | 10 May 2010
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

Carolyn Moynihan | 09 April 2010
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

Carolyn Moynihan | 01 December 2009
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”.
 

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