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Mark Regnerus: Dignitarian of the Year
Mark Regnerus and Carolyn Moynihan | 19 December 2014 |
tags: Dignitarian of the Year, human dignity, MercatorNet, same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting
Against vehement opposition, he has courageously defended the intact biological family as the best place to raise children.


The 2014 dignitarian awards
Carolyn Moynihan and Michael Cook | 12 December 2014 |
tags: heroes, human dignity
MercatorNet's five nominees for "Dignitarian of the Year".


Two cultures, one demeaning attitude to women
Johanne Brownrigg | 09 December 2014 |
tags: abortion, female genital mutilation
It takes a village to support female circumcision. The same for abortion.


Driving to Nebraska: Cinema, human dignity, and the elderly
Daniel Ross Goodman | 28 August 2014 |
tags: ageing, films, human dignity
At times, cinema succeeds where philosophy fails.


On July 23, 1944, Soviet troops found 800,000 pairs of shoes
Toby Thacker | 23 July 2014 |
tags: Holocaust, World War II
This was the day that the world finally realised that the horror of the extermination camps was real.


Mothers in shackles
Carolyn Moynihan | 16 July 2014 |
tags: Meriam Ibrahim, shackling pregnant women
It’s not only in Sudanese prisons that women give birth chained.


Brown v. Board of Education turns sixty
Jeff Shafer | 24 June 2014 |
tags: civil rights, racial equality, same-sex marriage
The new world of civil rights turns the old one on its head.


Being and Being Bought
Pauline Cooper-Ioelu | 17 February 2014 |
tags: book reviews, feminism, prostitution, surrogacy
A new feminist book sees both prostitution and surrogacy as anti-woman.


Enduring power
J. Donald Boudreau | 08 January 2014 |
tags: bioethics, Hippocratic Oath
After 2,400 years, the Hippocratic Oath still inspires doctors. Why is a leading bioethicist mocking it?


The unseen epidemic
Paul Russell | 17 September 2013 |
tags: abuse, disability, elder abuse, euthanasia
Disability abuse, like elder abuse, is widespread but seldom reported.


Teaching children the facts of life
Louise Kirk | 24 June 2013 |
tags: character education, parental rights, sex education
With new science and story-telling techniques the task is actually getting easier for parents.


Another day, another Army sex scandal
Michael Cook | 14 June 2013 |
tags: Australian Army, sexual abuse
When is the Australian Army going to learn about the birds and the bees?


2 doctors, 103 women, sterilisation quota achieved
Carolyn Moynihan | 27 March 2013 |
tags: India, population control, sterilisation camps
India's target-driven quotas for female sterilisation are producing horrific scenes, all with the aid of Western money.


Who am I? The building of bionic man
William E. Carroll | 05 March 2013 |
tags: bioethics, bionic man, enhancement
The invention of Rex, a bionic man with artificially created organs, helps us see why it is impossible for any machine to be a human being.


Courting - a Valentine’s Day proposal
Caitlin Seery | 14 February 2013 |
tags: courtship, dating, Valentine's Day
The old rules of courtship free us for what matters on a date: getting to know the man or woman across the table.


From a man of the French left, a passionate defence of marriage
Mary Le Rumeur | 09 February 2013 |
tags: France, same-sex marriage
Bruno Nestor Azerot electrified the National Assembly in Paris when he spoke against gay marriage.


The expanding gender agenda
Dale O'Leary | 06 February 2013 |
tags: feminism, gender theory, sexual difference
Students at progressive universities are in the vanguard of a sexual identity movement that is in denial about reality.


Film exposes ambiguities of workplace bullying
Izzy Kalman | 28 January 2013 |
tags: bullying, work
Why was the media so quick to jump to conclusions after a tragic suicide at the University of Virginia?


Roe’s legacy of false freedom
Meg T. McDonnell | 26 January 2013 |
tags: Millennials, pro-life movement, Roe v. Wade
A young pro-life woman wonders when some Millennials are going to wake up to the big lie about reproductive freedom.


Harvard Munch: when liberty becomes bondage
Michael Cook | 10 January 2013 |
tags: bestiality, Harvard, John Stuart Mill, sado-masochism, torture, utilitarianism
One hundred and fifty years after J S Mill's famous book on Utilitarianism, the heirs of his philosophy are embracing nihilism.


The smokescreen putting young men’s health at risk
Thomas Coy | 13 November 2012 |
tags: health policy, HIV, homosexuality
How much worse do the risks of gay sex have to be before it rates the same public health warnings as smoking?


How to Get the Man of Your Dreams
Tamara Rajakariar and Jonathan E. Doyle | 26 September 2012 |
tags: books, dating, relationships
The author of a new book is quizzed about its big promise.


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