sex and society
The pursuit of feminine excellence
Loving motherhood does not exclude professional success.
Family ties, not condoms, protect teens’ health
Some paediatricians do not agree with dishing out condoms to teen patients.
When government bans therapy for teens
Two US states have laws violating the rights of parents and children to seek counseling for same-sex attraction.
Euthanizing the unhappy: the urgent need for love
It was not medicine that Nancy Verhelst needed - least of all a fatal injection.
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.
Abolishing the age of consent
Campaigns for legalisation and destigmatisation have a long, though not so venerable, history.
Let the people decide on gay “marriage”
All Australians deserve a vote on whether children should have both a mother and a father.
Sweetening the pill
A young woman dissolves the sugar coating on the contraceptive pill and exposes its harmful, anti-woman core.
Puncturing the Greens’ balloon
A thorough investigation has shown beyond doubt that many prominent German Greens supported a right to paedophilia in the 1980s. Why?
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.
Three lies that built a revolution
The myth is that Matthew Shepard was martyred by redneck homophobes. A stunning new book by a gay journalist debunks this.
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.
No, all women do not support the contraceptive mandate
The Obama administration thinks that women care more about free contraceptives than freedom of religion.
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.
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