Disparate bedfellows: same-sex marriage and human rights
The claim that same-sex marriage is a basic human right finds no support in international human rights declarations.
The first harm is the biggest harm
A bioethics expert argues that laws ensuring that every child knows its mother and father are unethical.
Scholarly “consensus” isn’t always valid
Judges who cite academic journals in support of same-sex parenting should be alert to bias.
Compassionate or confusing? The Dalai Lama on same-sex marriage
One of the world's best known religious leaders has came out in favour of same-sex marriage. But what does he really think?
Can judges redefine reality? In Virginia, yes.
A recent ruling on same-sex marriage ignores the fundamentals of human sexuality.
A soul in denial
A gay man claims that only marriage can make gays and lesbians whole. Not so, says another same-sex attracted man.
Marriage rites: what’s blood got to do with it?
The marriage equality slippery slope logically ends in legalised incest.
Same-sex marriage has an unexpected foe
The respectability of marriage would be a disaster for gays and lesbians, argues a leading academic.
Let the people decide on gay “marriage”
All Australians deserve a vote on whether children should have both a mother and a father.
Does same-sex parenting really make “no difference”?
After crunching census data, a Canadian economist has found that children in same-sex homes are worse off educationally.
Australia needs a referendum on redefining marriage
The rainbow flag sank like a stone in last weekend's election. But there's no room for complacency.
Getting the marriage conversation right
It is important to use terms that convey the truth about marriage, says an author who has been active in the marriage debate.
Redefining marriage in NZ: lessons for Oz
Same-sex marriage is not inevitable, no matter what its supporters say.
How redefining marriage threatens freedom of speech
A pioneer of gay liberation has made it clear that the real goal is an assault on religious values.
Unpacking the slogans
Boosters of same-sex parenting rely heavily on sociologists’ surveys. But do these really prove their case?
Will polyamory follow same-sex marriage?
The reasoning is the same; the rewards are the same. Why not?
In the birthplace of revolution, a French Spring
The establishment has been rattled by the vigour and intelligence of opposition to the new law on same-sex marriage.
Evita’s back and she supports same-sex marriage
The refusal of Pennsylvania's attorney general to defend her own state's law on marriage is a sign of the corruption of American politics.
No country for old homophobes
Ender’s Game has nothing to do with same-sex marriage. But the film’s author-producer is still being lynched for his views.
Is there really only one rational side in the marriage debate?
Opponents of redefining marriage are being called discriminatory, bigots, homophobes and worse. Is this fair?
US v. Windsor: a pit stop, not the finish line
The murky reasoning of the Supreme Court suggests that it is searching for reasons to justify imposing "gay marriage" on states which have not already legalized it.
Tying Windsor’s knot
Those states which do not recognise same-sex marriage will not be forced to do so after this week's decisions. But for how long?
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