Sex and society articles

sex and society



Making differences disappear: the evolution of science on same-sex households
Mark Regnerus | 22 May 2015
tags: New Family Structures Study, same-sex parenting
Revisiting a same-sex parenting study: re-analysis or "impression management"?


How the wrong kind of rights harm children
Jean Lloyd | 15 May 2015
tags: same-sex marriage, sexualisation of children, third party reproduction
The new sexuality rides roughshod over children's rights and welfare.


Conceived in violence, children of Boko Haram captives may bring meaning to mothers’ lives
Carolyn Moynihan | 14 May 2015
tags: Boko Haram, motherhood, rape
We should not jump to conclusions about motherhood after rape.


Will 2015 be the last Mother’s Day ever?
Carolyn Moynihan | 08 May 2015
tags: Mother's Day, same-sex marriage
The family is evolving, so perhaps we have finished with this celebration.


The troubling history of “sex change” surgery
Walt Heyer | 08 May 2015
tags: gender-reassignment surgery, identity, mental health, sex change, transgenderism
Enthusiasm for gender-reassignment surgery hides a trail of misery.


Just the facts, ma’am: rebutting the false ‘inevitability’ narrative
John C. Eastman | 28 April 2015
tags: democracy, same-sex marriage, US Supreme Court
The change in attitude to same-sex marriage has been enormous, says a Supreme Court judge. Really?


Rape culture, Rolling Stone and false witness against men
Barbara Kay | 09 April 2015
tags: journalistic integrity, rape culture
The myth that rape is a common crime on campus is having an interminable cultural moment.


Same-sex parenting and emotional harm: critiquing the critics
Carolyn Moynihan | 07 April 2015
tags: same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting, SCOTUS
The least harm deniers could do is read the studies they are attacking.


Closing the gender gap in education: lessons from Iceland
Carolyn Moynihan | 26 March 2015
tags: gender equality, single sex schooling, STEM
Single-sex education has an unexpected champion – a Nordic gender feminist.


Hearts, parts, and minds: the truth comes out
Doug Mainwaring | 25 March 2015
tags: marriage, natural law, same-sex attraction
Once I began thinking, reasoning, and examining my life, I couldn't stop.


Why slam a defender of the poor?
Michael Pakaluk | 24 March 2015
tags: homosexuality, New York Times, philosophy, same-sex marriage
A Notre Dame philosopher's obsessing over gay sex is like fiddling while Rome burns.


Love me tinder, love me true
Matthew Beard | 23 March 2015
tags: dating app, dating websites, love, romance
The wildy popular dating app is corrupting romance.


School sex ed: how yesterday’s extremists shaped the agenda
Valerie Huber | 12 March 2015
tags: sex education, USA, World War I
An STD epidemic after World War I launched public sex education in America.


School sex ed: a fair and democratic proposal
Ada Slivinski | 12 March 2015
tags: Canada, parenting, sex education
Can parents push back against Ontario's "one-size-fits-all" sex ed programme?


The gender pay gap is baloney
Laura Perrins | 11 March 2015
tags: gender pay gap, women's careers
Most women would rather not run a megabank.


New relationships; new names
Michael Cook | 09 March 2015
tags: English language, gender theory, George Orwell, vocabulary
Gender confusion and reproductive technology are muddling the English language. We need to take action.


What would Abe have said about same-sex marriage?
Michael Stokes Paulsen | 03 March 2015
tags: Abraham Lincoln, same-sex marriage, US Supreme Court
The logic of the legal arguments for same-sex marriage are remarkably similar to those for the judicial imposition of slavery nationwide.


Protecting human nature: Pope Francis takes aim at gender theory
Robert A. Gahl, Jr | 27 February 2015
tags: gender theory, natural law, Pope Francis
In a book just published in Italy, the reforming pope defends the "design of the Creator...written in nature".


The envoy for sodomy
Robert R. Reilly | 25 February 2015
tags: homosexuality, human rights, John Kerry, LGBT, sodomy, State Department
A new US envoy takes LGBT activism to the global stage


Hooked up and tied down: the neurological consequences of sadomasochism
Aaron Kheriaty | 25 February 2015
tags: Fifty Shades of Grey, neurology, sadomasochism
An examination of the phenomenon of BDSM from the perspective of a psychiatrist.


My heart belongs to daddy
Margaret Somerville | 20 February 2015
tags: dating websites, internet, sex and society
The ethical complications of a website which matches up cash-strapped co-eds with millionaires.


The absurdity of transgenderism: a stern but necessary critique
Carlos D. Flores | 17 February 2015
tags: identity, mental illness, transgenderism
We should encourage social norms that reflect the truth about the human person.


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